Redefining the Classroom

How To Register for Orientation:

Registration is now open for spring admits.

Click here to register

Orientation dates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register early for your best opportunity.

A reservation confirmation will be emailed automatically to your LSSU email account when you complete and submit the online reservation form.

Don't forget to print your parking permit.


Enrollment Fee:

Online: The enrollment fee may be paid online through the Bill & Payment Suite (Deposit Tab) located within My.LSSU > Anchor Access.
Both U.S. bank account transfers and credit card (Visa / MasterCard / Discover / American Express) are accepted.
Please note: The Enrollment Fee is non-refundable.

Pay with Check or Money Order: Payment can also be made by Check or Money Order (US funds) payable "LSSU". Please include student name, LSSU ID and the words "Enrollment Fee" in the memo area.

Mail to:
Lake Superior State University
Orientation Office
650 W. Easterday Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 USA

Tuition, Room/Board & Fees:

More information can be found here.

In addition to the standard fees listed here, your charges may also include fees for special courses, vehicle registrations, etc., not shown. View all student fees.




Orientation is required for all new students (freshman, transfers and non-traditional) attending our Sault Ste. Marie campus during the spring, summer or fall semesters.

Admission to LSSU must be complete to register for and attend orientation. A reservation confirmation will be emailed automatically to your LSSU email account when you complete the online reservation form.

Pre-Orientation Tutorials

Please preview the following tutorials prior to orientation. These will help you log into, access your LSSU email and how to navigate Anchor Access to accept your financial aid, pay your fee statement and register for classes.

My.LSSU and email

Financial Aid - Click here for an instructional video on accepting and declining financial aid through Anchor Access.

Business Operations - Click here for an instructional video on navigating the Bill and Payment Suite and accessing information on taxes and holds through Anchor Access.

Orientation Dates

Save the Date!

Spring 2017 Time Type of Program  

Friday, November 11, 2016

12:30 - 5 p.m.
Freshman and Transfer  

Friday, January 6, 2017

12:30 - 5 p.m.

Freshman and Transfer

Parking Permit

Orientation is a half-day of planned events, starting with check-in and continuing until approximately 5 p.m. Requests for early departures can not be accommodated; be prepared to reschedule your orientation date should unforeseen circumstances arise.

*You may want to bring a sweater or sweatshirt as some of the rooms/buildings you are in do get chilly. Even better, stop by our Barnes and Noble at LSSU (order online) and purchase a new sweatshirt to help keep you warm and show your Laker Pride.

Orientation Highlights

  • Learn important policies and procedures that will help you succeed in your academic career.
  • Learn about the numerous university services that are available to you as an LSSU student. 
  • Register for spring semester courses.
  • Have your picture taken and receive your Laker ID card.
  • Register your vehicle and receive your parking permit (if applicable).

Important Dates

  • Spring Semester tuition is due December 15, 2016
  • Spring Semester Classes begin Monday, January 9, 2017

  • Additional important dates

Course Registration

  • Academic representatives will assist you in planning and registering for fall or spring semester courses.
  • Course placement in English, reading, and mathematics is determined by your highest ACT/SAT scores, unless you have transfer credits for these content areas. You may challenge your course placement one time by taking LSSU's placement exams.
  • It is important to complete all exams prior to orientation.

Placement Exams

Placement exams should be completed prior to attending orientation. The last day to take placement exams for the Spring Semester is Wednesday, November 30. Seating is limited and advanced registration is required. You may register for placement exams when you sign up for orientation or contact Academic Services to schedule an appointment.

Sign up for placement exams if ...

  • You want to challenge your course placement.
  • You do not have ACT/SAT scores, COMPASS® scores* or transfer credit in these content areas.

*LSSU uses the COMPASS® testing instrument for placement exams. 

If you have questions regarding testing services, please contact:

Academic Services