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Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL)


TRANSITIONS for First-Year Students

Fall 2013

Transitions is Part II of the orientation experience at Minot State University.  This experience will introduce you, a first-year student, to campus and community resources that are vital to your success as a student. 

Participation in these campus sessions are restricted. If you have special circumstances that make it impossible for you to participate in the community service orientation sessions you must contact Beth Odahlen, or 701-858-3177, and request approval to sign up for the restricted sessions.

During your Transitions experience on the MSU campus,  you will locate classrooms, labs, and lecture halls where your classes will take place, as well as learn about the services that will assist you in being successful your first year of college. Your off campus experience will help you become familiar with the Minot community and give you a sense of place in the community along with helping out your community.

To sign up prior to your CONNECT session contact Julie Keller at to indicate the date and time of your session. We will need: Full Name, Student ID, phone number, summer email address, date and time of Transitions session desired. 

          Minot Community


          MSU Campus Only

August 20th 8:00am – 12:30pm FULL          


August 20th 1:30pm – 3:00pm

August 20th 12:30pm – 5:00pm  FULL         


August 26th 9:30am – 11:00am

August 22nd 8:00am – 12:30pm FULL

August 22nd 8:30am – 5:00pm

August 26th 1:30pm – 3:00pm

August 22nd 12:30pm – 5:00pm



August 23th 8:00am – 12:30pmFULL             



August 23th12:30pm – 5:00pmFULL



August 26th 8:00am – 12:30pmFULL



August 26th 12:30pm – 5:00pm



Please meet in Old Main 104 15 minutes prior to your scheduled Transitions experience.   If you encounter a conflict prior to your Transitions experience, please contact the Center for Engaged Teaching & Learning (CETL) office to reschedule (space is limited so plan ahead), at 701-858-4040. 

Thank you and have a great First Year!


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