Graduate Orientation

Welcome to the School of Graduate Studies at Bemidji State University!

Now that you’re here, you probably have a few questions such as “Where do I park?”, “How do I register for classes?” and “When should I start thinking about my final project?” just to name a few. Read on for the answers.

The Basics

Find information about student ID cards, technology services (email, internet, etc.), parking, housing and dining, health and support services, campus lockers, bookstores and more.

Overview from Admission to Graduation!

From the application process to the day you receive your diploma, we’ve developed a comprehensive guide that will step you through your graduate student experience.

Academic Advising

Every graduate student is assigned an academic advisor, but what does that mean? Learn more about the role of your advisor and department in the graduate experience.

Registration Policies and Procedures

We’ve included everything you need to know about class registration, including details about adding, dropping or changing classes.

Tuition & Payments

Here you’ll find helpful tools and resources to calculate your costs, in addition to instructions on how to pay your bill.


If we did not answer all your questions, don’t hesitate to stop by Memorial Hall 310, call 218-755-2027 / 1-888-386-8464, or email We are here to help!