HOW TO REGISTER FOR COURSES
It is important to use the tools provided by your academic advisor to plan ahead for each registration period to ensure that you stay on track for graduation. The Registration website provides in-depth information regarding the registration process and timetables at Metropolitan State University.
Proper registration planning begins by:
- Determining when your registration window opens
- Working with your academic advisor to take care of any potential registration holds
- Connecting with your academic advisor if you have any questions or concerns about selecting the proper courses for your academic journey
During in-person, on-campus New Student Orientation, you will have the opportunity to work with your academic advisor to register for courses. After your first semester at Metropolitan State University, it is your responsibility to register for classes as soon as you are eligible to ensure the best selection of courses to fit your schedule and needs.
For more information about how to register, connect with your academic advisor and visit the registration website.
Questions to consider
- What are two ways you can prepare for registration?
- Who do you contact if you have questions regarding registration?
SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION TRAINING
All students are required to complete the Sexual Violence Prevention Training (SVPT). If you have not already completed the training, you will be enrolled and it will appear as a course in D2L. Please be sure to complete the course within the first 10 days of the semester. Finally, if you have previously taken this at another Minnesota State College or University and the training shows up in your D2L, please forward your documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Metropolitan State University recognizes that completing this training or reading about this training may be difficult for some students or employees. Please exercise self-care in reviewing this information. For students who need to complete the training, every effort will be made to ensure minimal impact if students communicate this concern to email@example.com.
This training is mandatory for students who are enrolled in it. However, if you have recently completed a similar training called Personal Empowerment to Self Awareness (PETSA), you do not have to complete this training. If that is the case, please communication this information to firstname.lastname@example.org and this information will be verified.
The Frequently Asked Questions below should provide answers to most questions about this training. If you have questions that are not answered below, please email email@example.com . Please read all Frequently Asked Questions and answers before emailing.
One way to ensure that our students become aware of the importance of the topics of sexual violence and sexual harassment is by having a required training. All credit earning Metropolitan State University students are required to take a training regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. This includes PSEO students. This training is called Sexual Violence Prevention Training. If you see the training in your D2L or receive a message from the Dean of Students you will need to complete the training within 10 days or the time specified in the communication to you.
Where and when do I take Sexual Violence Prevention Training?
The training is completed online. You will find the course listed in your courses section of D2L.
Do I have to take Sexual Violence Prevention Training every year?
No. It is only required that our students complete this training one time while they are attending Metropolitan State University or another Minnesota State college or university.
I took a different training related to sexual violence and/or sexual harassment somewhere else. Do I still have to take Sexual Violence Prevention Training?
Yes. To ensure that students receive a consistent message, Metropolitan State University requires that all of our students complete Sexual Violence Prevention Training specifically. Other colleges or universities may not have this requirement.
I took Sexual Violence Prevention Training at Metropolitan State University or another Minnesota State College and University system institution. Do I have to take it again?
Students who have taken Sexual Violence Prevention Training at Metropolitan State University or another Minnesota State College and University system institution do not have to take it again. If you have taken it before at Minnesota State College or University, please notify us of this at firstname.lastname@example.org and include documentation. If you have taken it at Metropolitan State University, you do NOT need to send documentation.
Is this training just a Metropolitan State University requirement?
No. Every college or university that received federal funding must have a similar training. Minnesota law requires that the same institutions require training of all students (not just new students).
I only take online courses. Do I still have to take Sexual Violence Prevention Training?
Yes. All students enrolled for credit, with limited exception, must complete the training. This includes online students.
What happens if I do not complete Sexual Violence Prevention Training by the deadline?
Students who fail to complete the training may receive registration holds or other holds.
What if have other questions about the Sexual Violence Prevention Training topics?
If you have questions about these topics, other than what the training covers, please email the Title IX Coordinator at email@example.com.
I am having technical difficulties with Sexual Violence Prevention Training e.g. not listed in my courses, not loading correctly, etc. What should I do?
If you are having technical difficulty, please IT Services for assistance. Our Title IX Coordinator is not able to assist with technical issues.
Will there be other opportunities to learn about this topic throughout the year?
Yes. Our Title IX Coordinator, Women’s & LGBTQ Coordinator and others with knowledge of the topic will be providing other education and awareness about this topic and related topics throughout the academic year. Please stay turned for related programs as well as other general information.
Are there are students that do not have to take Sexual Violence Prevention Training?
Yes. Students who are not enrolled for credit do not have to take this course. This includes auditing and concurrent enrollment students. This does not exempt PSEO students. PSEO students are required to complete Sexual Violence Prevention Training.
ONLINE NSO QUIZ & MODULE COMPLETION
Congratulations, you have navigated through Metropolitan State University’s Online New Student Orientation! After completing the quiz, you will be contacted by Gateway Student Services regarding the next steps in your new student process.
Completing the quiz and survey is required, or your record will not show that you have completed Online New Student Orientation.
Please also note which in-person, on-campus New Student Orientation you have chosen. If you are unsure of which session or have not yet registered, please click here for options.
Be sure to bookmark online New Student Orientation in case you need to review this material as you navigate your time at Metropolitan State University!
It may take up to three (3) business days to for the SLLD staff to verify the successful completion of online New Student Orientation. You will receive an e-mail notification to your university e-mail account (StarID@metrostate.edu) confirming your online New Student Orientation completion.
Thank you, and welcome!
Metropolitan State University Student Life & Leadership Development Department Staff firstname.lastname@example.org