Before You Register

Pre-Registration Checklist

It's go time! Before you arrive at Minot State's New Student Registration, please complete the steps below:

  1. Claim your Campus Connection account. Write down your password and bring it to registration — you'll need this password to register for your classes.

  2. Set up your Minot State email account.

  3. Set up DUO authentication.

  4. Accept your Financial Obligation Agreement. Instructions can be found here.

  5. Apply for Minot State housing or fill out the Exemption Form.

  6. Submit proof of immunization through the Minot State Student Health Portal. Once uploaded, Student Health will verify that you meet state requirements.

  7. Fill out the Photo ID form by clicking here. Bring a government-issued photo ID for identification at pick up.

 Next Steps

  1. Prepare for your advising session. This is your time to work one-on-one with an academic advisor to create your schedule and ask questions. During your advising appointment, your academic advisor will assist you with the following:
  2. Learn about First-Year Experience
    • This required experience assists the transition to university life and learning through unique learning communities, peer mentors, and opportunities to engage with the campus and larger community. Check out the learning communities available.

  3. Schedule the Math or English ACCUPLACER Exam if needed. 
    • You are encouraged to take the ACCUPLACER exam prior to your first advising appointment. To determine if you should take a placement exam prior to registration, please contact an Admissions Counselor in Enrollment Services.

Traveling to Minot State


We suggest entering our address into any road navigation aid system for directions to campus: 500 University Ave. West, Minot, ND.

Directions to Campus:

  • Take HWY 83 (Broadway) to University Avenue
  • Turn west on University Avenue
  • Check-in for registration is on the 1st floor Model Hall and will begin 30-minutes before your scheduled start time. Model Hall is building 17 on the map below.

    Click here to view the campus parking map

    All parking lots, S/E, S, and E, near Model Hall will be reserved for your use!


We have several airlines to choose from: Delta and United.


Minot has daily service on Amtrak.

We encourage you to park near the Student Center in lots marked S, E, or S/E.  You may park in any spot available during registration; no parking permits are required!

See Campus Parking Map 

We are proud to partner with the Minot Innkeepers Association to offer a 15% Friends and Students of Minot State discount!

  Distance from campus Reservations
Candlewood Suites 4 miles 701-858-7700
Extended Stay America Suites 3.7 miles 701-837-1500
Grand Hotel walking distance 701-852-3161
Hampton Inn & Suites walking distance 701-838-1400
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham 4 miles 701-858-7300
Highland Suites 3.4 Miles 701-837-7900
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 4 miles 701-837-1200
Motel 6/Studio 6 3 miles 701-852-2201
Quality Inn & Suites 2.5 miles 701-390-1820
Sleep Inn & Suites 4.3 miles 701-837-3100
Staybridge Suites 3.3 miles 701-852-0852
Welcome Suites Extended Stay Hotel 3.7 miles 701-838-2300
Wingate by Wyndham 4 miles 701-838-2424