ROAR, required for all incoming MSOE freshman, is about the people, places, and programs that will become your new academic home. At ROAR you will gain knowledge, skills, and connections to turn you into the master of MSOE.


  • Offers students and their parents/guardians an opportunity to be connected to MSOE and prepare them for their upcoming transition to college
  • Gives students an opportunity to learn about the registration process and receive their first term schedules
  • Provides financial aid, students accounts (payment plan info), residence life (roommate info.) and campus life information sessions
  • Creates opportunities to meet with key support staff that will aid in their success as a student
  • Helps students activate official campus account including email
  • Helps students get an official campus Student ID
  • Gives students an opportunity get to know new Raiders and to have fun

And don’t forget to bring your parent, guardian or trustworthy note-taker. Your two guests will get a chance to attend their own sessions on financial aid, parent and family fund, and tips to supporting your success while at MSOE. Guests will have fun on a Milwaukee adventure, ready to meet back up by the end of your day!



Parking is free and available in State Street Lot A, B or C (Located at 501 E. State Street) - Look for the ROAR Sign

2024 ROAR Days Dates:

Thursday, May 23, 2024 Or Friday, May 24, 2024
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Or Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Friday, June 14, 2024    
Thursday, June 27, 2024 Or Friday, June 28, 2024

Transfer and International Student Orientation will be on August 29th, 2024. Time to be determined.

Sign-up for ROAR

2024 Virtual Sessions:

These sessions are only for students who cannot attend an in-person ROAR Day, usually due to far away travel. Below are the dates and times of the sessions - Please follow the link to sign up for a session ROAR Virtual Session Sign-up 


College Confidence: How to make your way as a Raider - (Tuesday, August 6th, 2024, from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. )

In this session staff from Campus Life, Residence Life and the Raider Center for Academic Success will give you the low-down on life at MSOE and the support services we have to offer.

Money Matters: The inside scoop on financing the MSOE experience -(Wednesday, August 7th, 2024, from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. CST)

In this session, MSOE's Financial Aid Office will share pertinent information regarding paying for college. This will include the student account systems, forms and dates/deadlines that are important to managing money while attending MSOE.

Raising a Raider: A conversation about supporting your student during their college years - (Thursday, August 8th, 2024, from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. CST)

Your MSOE student is growing into their adult self. Although there is bound to be bumps along the way, the challenges and change will be exciting to see. So, how can you help? What will your relationship look like moving forward? During this session, the Dean of Students Office will discuss tips for supporting a college student.

New Student To Do List

We're excited to have you as part of the MSOE family! There's are just a few things that we need you to take care before Welcome Weeks arrives.

Welcome Week/Move-in 2024

We’re pumped for your arrival to campus. Check out some of the awesome events we have in store for you and more information about moving to campus.

Math Assessment

Find information regarding the ALEKS Mathematics Assessment.

Resources for Parents

We're here to help you and your MSOE student get off on the right foot. We've compiled a list of helpful resources for our great parents like you!

Get Acquainted with MSOE

Learn your way around the MSOE campus and its surrounding community!