Complete Student Background and Experiences Assessment (SBEA)

All entering freshmen at Michigan State University are required to take the Student Background and Experiences Assessment (SBEA) before attending an Academic Orientation Program (AOP). 

The SBEA is two essay questions that are submitted through the link from your account. Each question has a 200-word limit.

Your answers to these questions will be used to help determine additional support and resources recommended to you. 


Spartan Persistence Survey

Students will receive a link to complete the Spartan Persistence Survey through their MSU email. The email is sent in mid-June.