Admitted Students Guide

After You Are Admitted

Congratulations on being admitted to UMN Morris! 

Take these steps to get started with financial aid and confirm your decision to enroll at UMN Morris.

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Step 1: Apply for Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application needed to receive federal, state, or institutional financial aid at the University of Minnesota Morris.

Filing the FAFSA

  1. Complete the FAFSA online. Include the federal school code 002389 so that your results are sent to UMN Morris.
  2. Sign electronically with your FSA ID. If you are a dependent student, you and one of your parents must both sign the FAFSA.
  3. Click "Submit."
  4. Print/save the confirmation page for your records.

We understand that you and your family may have questions about financial aid. Our staff at One Stop Student Services would be glad to help. Email or call 320-589-6046.

Step 2: Claim Your Account

Claiming your University of Minnesota Morris student account will give you access to your UMN Morris email and other university systems. You need to claim your account before you can start the New Student Checklist (step 1 after you have paid your confirmation fee).

Claim your account

Step 3: Confirm Your Enrollment

Return the confirmation card included in your admission packet with a $175 non-refundable confirmation fee or pay the confirmation fee online with a credit card. Once we receive your confirmation, you will be able to request housing, schedule a registration session, and complete the other necessary steps to be a UMN Morris Cougar.

If you have any concerns or questions about this deposit, don't hesitate to reach out to your admissions counselor. Call 888-866-3382 or email We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Pay your confirmation fee

After You Have Paid Your $175 Confirmation Fee

Take the next steps to become a new student at UMN Morris. 

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Step 1: Complete the New Student Checklist and Select New Student Orientation Date

The New Student Checklist will walk you through choosing a New Student Orientation date (required), signing up for housing, and taking the placement exams and other items that are required before registering for classes.

Note: after paying your $175 confirmation fee, it may take up to two business days for your checklist to be live.

Note: you must claim your account (see step 2 in the admitted students section) prior to starting the New Student Checklist.

Get started with the New Student Checklist

Fall Semester Students

New Student Checklist will open in March

Spring Semester Students

In the Choose an Orientation Date checklist step, you will select a date to register via zoom with a staff member

Step 2: Send Official Transcripts

Submit official transcripts for any college courses you've taken. This way we can give you credit for work you've done through PSEO or CIS.

All transcripts and additional information can be sent to:

UMN Morris Admissions
600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267

Submit electronically to

Step 3: Attend New Student Orientation (Required)

Spring Semester Students

In the Choose an Orientation Date checklist step, you will select a date to register via zoom with a staff member.  

Fall Semester Students

Choose a New Student Orientation date in Step #2 of the New Student Checklist. (open for fall semester students in March)

Step 4: Connect with Us on Social Media

Share the news that you're a UMN Morris Cougar with #GoCougars and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

Join the Class of 2027 Facebook group to connect with other new UMN Morris students.

Step 5: Download Printable Sign

Download and print signs to show your Cougar pride as a future UMN Morris student!

Letter-size (8.5 x 11) sign—pdf 

Tabloid-size (11 x 17)—pdf

24 x 18 yard sign—pdf*

*The 24 x 18 sign is set up for commercial printers. Recommended for printing on corrugated plastic.