COVID-19 Updates and Information

Get Ready For Your Bobcat Welcome Session

Congratulations on becoming a Bobcat! We look forward to having you join the Frostburg State community. Our Bobcat Welcome Sessions give you the opportunity to further connect with campus, schedule classes with expert advisors, check out your housing options and meet with financial aid. You'll learn about all of the resources and opportunities that await you at Frostburg State.

Before you register for your session, be sure to complete the following steps:

1. Pay your deposit

Let us know you want to become a Frostburg State Bobcat by paying your deposit! You can pay your deposit online.

We understand that financial situations are different for everyone. Reach out to us if need to have your deposit waived. We want you a part of the FSU community, and we don’t want anything standing in your way. If paying your deposit online, be sure to have your FSU Username and Password accessible so that you can login.

Pay your deposit online

2. Fill out your online housing application

Frostburg State will be your home away from home over the next four years, so we know that housing is a big deal! Check out your options and then submit your housing application.

Submit your housing application

3. Take your placement testing online

Before registering for courses, you need to take placement exams in math, reading and writing. These modules are completed in Canvas, FSU’s learning management system.

Login to Canvas and access the FSU New Student Orientation – Fall 2021 course through the provided link. Within this course, follow the set of modules that begins with the pre-advising questionnaire.

Take your placement test

4. View the online pre-orientation

Once you complete the placement testing in Canvas, you will be directed to the new student online Orientation Experience. Learn about exciting experiences that await you at Frostburg State University in this interactive platform and build confidence as you transition to college. Completing the online pre-orientation will help ensure you are ready for your on-campus Bobcat Welcome Session!

Go to the Pre-Orientation Website

5. Attend one of our Bobcat Welcome Sessions!

Once you complete your placement testing, you will receive a link to register for one of the dates below! Due to COVID-19 and to ensure the health and safety of our students and campus, attendance will be limited for each session. Please be sure to register early to secure your date. 

First-Year Students
Session Date Session Time Registration Deadline
Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday, April 23, 2021
Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday, May 2, 2021
Saturday, May 22, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday, May 14, 2021
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday, June 7, 2021
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday, June 14, 2021


Transfer Students
Session Date Session Time Registration Deadline
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Friday, July 16, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Thursday, July 8, 2021
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday, July 26, 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday, August 18, 2021