Academic Orientation

Welcome to Michigan State University. It is our hope that your life at MSU will be fulfilling and successful, now and in the future.
Academic Orientation will be offered to all new faculty and academic staff on August 21, 2018 at the MSU Kellogg Center.  The orientation program will be offered from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Continental Breakfast 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.) with the luncheon from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. and the Information Fair will be available from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   
The following supplemental orientation programs will also be offered to all new faculty and academic staff:

We have also compiled a set of orientation materials designed specifically for New Faculty and Academic Staff.  We invite you to explore these materials as part of your transition to life in the University community.  The materials can be found below.

Please contact Jill Bryant, Project Event Coordinator at or by phone at (517) 355-7483 with any questions.
Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the event for use on the Academic Advancement Network website, Twitter and Facebook social media accounts, AAN marketing materials, and other university publications. By entering this event, you consent to the Academic Advancement Network photographing and using your image and likeness.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Blythe White, Communications Coordinator, at