First-Year Students - Getting Started

Academic Advising

To get started on choosing courses and preparing for registration, we recommend you complete the following steps:

1.   View our series of instructional videos:  First-Year Information Videos 

2.   Read the document: First-Year Essentials [PDF].

3.  Attend a First-Year Information Session<-- SIGN UP NOW FOR FALL TERM SESSIONS!

4.   Explore the Academic Calendar.  This essential resource highlights key information like:

  • General Degree Requirements
  • Major Requirements
  • Course descriptions 

5.   Familiarize yourself with "WebAdvisor/Student Planning"  – our online system that allows you to plan your schedule, register for courses, view your progress and check degree requirements.  Please visit this website for information and instructional videos: About Student Planning

6.  Questions?  Talk with an Academic Advisor!  Advisors can answers questions by email or over the phone.  Please email or call 204.786.9257.  For hours, see General Information and Contacts.

Other resources for first-year students:

Accepted Student Website

Registration Process

WebAdvisor/Student Planning Guide [PDF]


SPRING TERM UPDATE:  At this time, due to public health concerns, we will not be offering an in-person Spring Orientation.

For helpful tips, please see the First-year Resource Guide.