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!

ROAR Student Notebook
ROAR Parent Booklet

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

2023 ROAR Days Dates:

Thursday, June 1, 2023 Or Friday, June 2, 2023
Friday, June 16, 2023    
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Or Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Thursday, July 13th, 2023 Or Friday, July 14, 2023

Transfer and International Student Orientation will be on August 24th, 2023. Time to be determined.

Sign-up for ROAR

2023 Virtual Sessions:

For those that could not attend one of our in-person ROAR Days, you can view our virtual sessions below.


College Confidence: How to make your way as a Raider - (Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 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, July 19th, 2023, 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, July 20, 2023, 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 2023

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!