Orientation Registration

MCTC holds orientation to help you connect with the MCTC community and learn more about earning your degree. It is at orientation that you will meet with your academic advisor to create a plan and register for your first semester of classes.

What to do before your orientation

New student orientation

During a new student orientation, you will start in a general session with orientation staff and then, break into small groups with your assigned advisor. In your small group, you will learn about your program, as well as register for your first semester of coursework.

Through participation in orientation, we also hope you build connections and a sense of belonging at MCTC. The College offers a number of resources and student life opportunities for you to work as part of a team, build leadership skills and have fun.

Sign up for an orientation session!

Transfer registration sessions

As a transfer student you can choose to fill out the Transfer Orientation Worksheet instead of attending an orientation.

We welcome you to join us for a transfer student registration session where you will work with your academic advisor to review the courses you have taken previously and to build a schedule for your major. You will learn about your program, as well as register for your first semester of coursework. Please be sure to submit your official transcripts from previous schools at least two weeks before the registration session and pay your application fee.

Sign up for a transfer student registration session!

Visiting, International, Power of YOU, PSEO, and Former MCTC Students

If you have attended MCTC before, after reapplying to the college, you can make an appointment to meet with your assigned academic advisor to select classes. If you need help with getting started again at MCTC the Admissions office would be happy to help.

International students, Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) students and Power of YOU students––you will get information about orientation or induction sessions in your acceptance letter.

If you are a visiting student, you can follow the visiting student admission process and select classes through eServices.

Accessibility Resources

To request disability-related accommodations to make this event accessible, please contact the MCTC Accessibility Resource Center at 612-659-6730 or email


If you have any questions or if you need to reschedule, we are here to help you. Stop by the Student Services Center (T.2200) with any questions regarding your admission, registration or financial aid. You can also send us a question or call 612-659-6282.