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Next Steps



Follow the steps to initiate your University of Minnesota Morris student account. This will give you access to your UMN Morris email and other university systems.

*Required prior to starting the Fall 2022 New Student Checklist.

Complete the Fall 2022 New Student Checklist 

The Fall 2022 New Student Checklist is where you will sign up for a New Student Orientation date, sign up for housing, take placement exams required before registering for certain classes, and more important information.

New Student Orientation

You will sign up for your New Student Orientation date in the Fall 2022 New Student Checklist.

Sign ups for New Student Orientation dates close three days before the date. However, they may close sooner if a session fills. Sign up for your New Student Orientation dates as soon as possible.

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Welcome Week 2022 is August 19–23, and classes begin August 24.

Welcome Week is your introduction to life on the Morris Campus. We will help you prepare to be a successful student and find your place in Morris.
Helpful Resources

Parking Permits, Books and Supplies for Classes, Computers, and Bookstore Information

What do I need to know about parking on campus?

Permits are required for parking in campus lots. Learn more.

What books or materials do I need for my classes?

Find the books and materials you need for your classes

Course materials FAQs

Learn about supplies available through the bookstore

Sign up for the University of Minnesota Bookstores mailing list to stay up to date with sales, promos, important course material dates, and more.

What computer should I buy for college?

Learn about the best computers for college

Dell Computers available through the University of Minnesota Morris Bookstore

Apple Computers available through the University of Minnesota Morris Bookstore

Using MyU: Your University Student Portal

Updating Your Information

You can update personal information, from your preferred name to your address, in MyU.

Watch our MyU: My Info video to learn how to update your information.

Academic Progress

Your Academic Progress Audit System (APAS) report shows the requirements for your major and general education requirements.

Information about Paying for College and Working on Campus

FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application needed to receive federal, state, or institutional financial aid at the University of Minnesota Morris. Complete the FAFSA online using Federal School Code 002389. You must include the school code for your results to be sent to UMN Morris.

Filling out the FAFSA Resource
IRS Data Retrieval Tool Resource

Financial Aid To-Do List

After we receive your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you may need to provide additional documentation to complete your application for financial aid. View your financial aid to-do list to determine if you’re required to provide additional documentation.

Responding to Your Financial Aid

Set up Direct Deposit

Set up direct deposit to transfer any credit balances on your student account to your checking or savings account.

Complete Parent/Guest Access

Complete parent/guest access if you want someone else to have access to your account to view or pay your bill.

Work-Study and Student Employment

Explore work-study and student employment options.

This material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to Matt Hoekstra, coordinator of the Disability Resource Center,, 320-589-6163.

To request disability accommodations, please contact Matt Hoekstra, coordinator of the Disability Resource Center,, 320-589-6163.


Please contact the Student Success Center with questions or to request accommodations for New Student Orientation, 320-589-6178 or