Welcome New Students to Winona State!

New Student Welcome Week begins on Thursday, Aug. 18 until Sunday, Aug. 21.

Note: Residence Hall move-in Aug. 17 to Aug. 18 from 9am – 4pm. Stay up-to-date on move-in information. If you have housing-related questions, please contact Housing at 507.457.5305.

Please see the important schedule of events below. We look forward to seeing you on campus!


First-Year Students

Incoming first-year students should log into their Personalized Welcome Week Schedule to see where they need to be and when.

You will need your StarID and password to access the Personalized Welcome Week Schedule.

For login assistance, use the website https://starid.minnstate.edu or contact WSU’s Tech Support at 507.457.5240 (Option #1) Monday – Friday from 7:30am – 4 pm.


Transfer Students

Transfer students will have their Welcome Day experience from 9am on Friday, Aug. 19 in Pasteur Hall 133 until 4pm. 

You may attend other optional Welcome Week activities as well as connect with your classmates in the  Transfer Student Facebook Group.

If you have questions, please contact the Warrior Success Center at 507.457.5878.


2022 All-University New Student Welcome and Lunch

Friday, Aug. 19 at 11:30am

All WSU new students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend both the WSU New Student Welcome and Lunch at 11:30am on Friday, Aug. 19.

Lunch will immediately follow President Olson's Welcome to our incoming students in the Minne Hall Courtyard area.

This is the official University Welcome for Fall 2022 first-year, transfer, and international students. We welcome you and know that you will enjoy becoming part of the WSU community.

New Student Welcome location: McCown Gym.

Lunch location: Minne Hall sidewalk and Kryzsko south sidewalk areas.