AAR Sign Up & Student Checklist

1) Academic Advising & Registration (AAR) program dates:

All admitted students must attend an AAR program to register for Spring or Fall 2018 classes.  Sign up here!

            Spring 2018 (January classes) Open Registration Date:

Monday, November 20, 2017

Fall 2018 AAR Dates (both Freshman and Transfer students are invited):

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Click here for AAR Sign-up

 

2) Paying for College

If you have not completed your 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), please consider doing so in order to maximize funding available and eliminate delays in receiving financial aid for Fall 2017 (Priority Deadline: January 1st). BSU is committed to helping you find a way to pay for college, whether it is through financial aid, scholarships or employment options. If you require any assistance, don’t hesitate to contact the Financial Aid office (218-755-2034).

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

3) Activate your StarID Account

StarID is used to log in to the campus wireless networks, all campus computers, ITS services and applications (including MyBSU) and student email.

Activate your Star ID

4) Housing On Campus

Submitting your Housing Application early will ensure you get the dorm you want. We’ll help orient you to the Residential Life process.

5) Immunization Form

Minnesota requires students to have documentation of up-to-date immunization against tetanus/diphtheria (Td) and measles/mumps/rubella (MMR), with the exception of students who graduated from a Minnesota high school in 1997 or later. Please submit your Immunization Form.

7) Final High School & College Transcripts

Make sure to contact your high school and submit your final high school transcript (after graduation).  The final high school transcript is required for continued enrollment at BSU. In addition, if you have are a Transfer Student or have any college level courses, please make sure that all final official transcripts are sent to Bemidji State University.

8) Personal Empowerment Through Self Awareness (PETSA)

The PETSA program provides critical information about responsible behaviors and decision-making regarding non-discrimination, dating and relationships violence, and harassment. You will receive an email at the beginning of August with instructions on how to complete PETSA.