Transitioning To MSU

Finally!  You're at MSU and ready to get on with your life! Everyone knows that college is different than high school, but most students behave exactly the same way they did in high school and are surprised when those old methods don't work. There are some common pitfalls and hopefully, the information on these pages will help you to weather the changes well. 

Time management and self-motivation are often the first stumbling block...

This is a HUGE campus!  There must be fun things to do with my spare time...

You are here: the intersection of academics and residential life.  Ever wonder how you fit into the structure of the university?

Taking care of yourself physically and mentally are important components of transitioning well to MSU.

Despite its size, there are ways to make MSU smaller and more manageable...

Information that isn't exactly class-related, but will certainly help you succeed at MSU.