MSUM Kicks Off School Year with Welcome Week

August 23-26

The university community welcomes new students into the Dragon family and all students back to campus to kick off the 2018-2019 school year.

Campus Welcome (Convocation) | Friday, Aug. 24 | 9:30 a.m. | Roland Dille Center for the Arts – Hansen Theatre

University convocation will feature President Anne Blackhurst; Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Marsha Weber; Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Brenda Amenson-Hill; and music by MSUM’s Fuego Tropical.

Campus-wide scavenger hunt | Friday, Aug. 24 | 1-3 p.m.

Downtown tourSaturday, Aug. 25 | Noon – 5 p.m.

Life of the Party movie | Saturday, Aug. 25 | 9:30 p.m. | Outside Lommen Hall


For a full welcome week schedule, visit

Construction zone information:

  • The east lane of 14th Street will be open for move-in day only. Commuters will be able to enter 14th Street and travel north from 12th Avenue through campus in the far east (right) lane.
  • Commuters will also be able to go west on 9th Avenue to 14th Street and turn to go north (but cannot cross 14th)
  • No traffic will be able to go east on 9th Avenue to 14th

Note of interest: Students are moving into the recently renovated East Snarr Hall, which completes the renovation of the Snarr Complex (West Snarr, South Snarr and East Snarr).