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New Student Orientation

Before registering for classes, new students need to complete our online Orientation course. 

You can complete orientation 24 hours after you have been admitted into the college. You will access online orientation through D2L Brightspace.

What is D2L Brightspace? 

D2L Brightspace is a learning platform used for delivering online components of a learning experience to students. Students taking online classes and web-enhanced classes at MSC Southeast will use D2L Brightspace to navigate their courses.

How to log in to D2L - Online Orientation Course 

My Courses Icon for Orientation
  1. Sign in to D2L with your StarID and password.
  2. In the right-hand column, look under My Courses. (On your phone, scroll down to My Courses.) Click on MSCS Student Orientation.
  3. Go through the orientation by watching the videos and answering the questions.
  4. At the end of the D2L Orientation Course, complete the required forms. 
  5. Allow 24-48 hours for us to process your orientation.

If you have any questions about the online orientation, please email us at


Become a Voter in Minnesota

MSC Southeast has a commitment to community and civic engagement and encourage all students and employees to register to vote, study candidate platforms, and vote on Election Day.

Visit the website of the Minnesota Secretary of State website to learn more about elections and voting; or click this link to register to vote online.