Industry MBA

Step 1 -Respond to Offer

Log into our confirmation website to confirm your attendance in the Industry MBA program. You will need your University of Minnesota 7-digit student identification number and current preferred e-mail address (provided in your admissions letter).

If your plans change and you will not be joining us, please use this same confirmation website to update us on your situation. If you have questions about the process, or need additional time to make your decision, please contact Brian Jacobson, Admissions Manager, at 612-625-0727 or

Step 2 -Activate your student account

You will use your U of M Internet ID to access your Univesrity e-mail account, student record, update addresses and access items on One Stop Student Services, including financial aid (student loan) information.  

Your U of M Internet ID and 7 digit student identification number (student ID) is included in the admission materials you received. 

Activate Your University Internet Account

You will need to initiate your Internet ID to activate your University Internet Account.  To initiate your account, you'll need your social security number, seven-digit student ID number, Internet ID and birth date. If you did not provide a social security number on your application, or if you don't have one, leave this field blank when setting up your account.

Please note, once activated, your University e-mail account is now the University's official means of communication with you. Be sure to check your University e-mail account regularly.

After submitting the initialization form, a screen displays with your Internet ID and password. Make note of your Internet ID and the password you created. You will be able to use this Internet ID and password to log into your University e-mail.

Step 3 - Complete your FAFSA.

If you plan to apply for financial assistance (student loans), you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The University of Minnesota's financial aid counselors at One Stop Student Services will not be able to discuss your financial aid options until your FAFSA is received.

You will need your tax information to complete your FAFSA. Federal financial aid for summer 2016 is based on the information in your 2015 tax return. The UMN school code is: 003969.

The Financial Aid Status tool on the One Stop Student Services website provides personalized information on your financial aid progress. Contact One Stop Student Services for questions regarding financial aid or visit the Finances & Tuition page.

Step 4 - Orientation.

The goals of orientation are to prepare students for academic success and to foster connections with classmates. Orientation is a required commitment for all students beginning the Industry MBA program and will take place Friday, June 3 - Sunday, June 5, 2016.  Confirmed students have access to MBA Resources on Moodle where a tentative Orientation agenda is available. Moodle is an e-learning website.

Additional Resources

Step 5 - Call or write, anytime.

This Industry MBA Admissions team is hear to answer your questions and help make the best decision for your academic and professional goals.  You can reach us at 1-800-926-9431 or 612-625-5555 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday.  If you prefer, you may also e-mail us at

Step 6 - Before your first day.

Classes begin Monday, June 6, 2016. Before you begin your MBA program you will need to do the following:

  • Verify your enrollment
  • Order your textbooks
  • Check Moodle at least two weeks before class begins. Moodle is the tool used by most instructors to provide online content for a course. Instructors may post entire lectures, a syllabus, an assignment, or other class content on the course's Moodle site.

Other resources to help you prepare for your first day:

After attending Orientation, your primary resource for MBA Program information will be MBA Resources on Moodle.

The MBA Programs Office staff are available to answer academic and involvement questions. Contact us at or 612-625-5555.