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. Welcome.


We're happy to have you at BSU.

As an incoming freshman, there are a number of important milestones to prepare for, which are outlined here. Use our site to find resources and links to other departments that will help you prepare for college. Please call if you have any questions.

What's next?

First, you want to develop a to-do list, based on our timeline of necessary steps. On the following page, we'll ask you to check off all the milestones you've already completed. From the remaining list, you can print out your to-do list. Do it now »


In order to register for classes, you must attend an Academic Advising and Registration program. Please CLICK HERE to register for the program. An invitation packet is also sent in the mail. RSVP as soon as possible to assure your preferred class schedule!

Paying for College

If you haven't submitted all of your financial aid and scholarship applications yet, get a head start on the school year by downloading the necessary forms here.

Choosing housing

Submitting your residence application early will ensure you get the dorm you want. We'll help orient you to the Residential Life process. Click here.