Transfer CUSTOMS Online Signup

What is CUSTOMS?

CUSTOMS is the Middle Tennessee State University new student orientation program. CUSTOMS helps new undergraduate students make the transition into the university; prepares new students for MTSU's educational opportunities; and initiates the integration of new students into the intellectual, cultural, and social climate of the institution. In a nutshell, CUSTOMS shows new students the ropes on being a student at MTSU.

Transfer Students Admitted for Fall 2022

How do I sign up for CUSTOMS?

The Transfer CUSTOMS orientation sessions have concluded. Please follow these next steps to enroll in classes for Fall 2022.

You Must First Be Admitted for FALL 2022 to Begin this Process


  1. Make an Appointment with your Advisor
    1. Select the College of your current major- If you are not sure of the college, find your major here. This will indicate the College your major falls in.
    2. Select the collegeof your current major:
      1. College of Basic & Applied Science
      2. College of Behavioral & Health Science
      3. College of Business
      4. College of Education
      5. College of Liberal Arts
      6. College of Media & Entertainment
      7. University College
  2. Complete CUSTOMS Online.
    1. This online orientation will provide important information to help you with your transition into MTSU as well as provide information on using PipelineMT and payment deadlines.

Signup by Mail

If you prefer to pay by check, print the CUSTOMS Fall 2022 Registration form (PDF), complete the form and mail it with payment (check made payable to MTSU-CUSTOMS) to:

Middle Tennessee State University
1301 E. Main Street
Box 61
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

What is My Group (Country) Name?

CUSTOMS is the theme of the orientation program. The theme goes along with the process as you leave and enter a new country and go through customs.The new students are grouped together by majors for advising purposes, and we use country names to identify these groups. When you sign up for CUSTOMS, you will be notified of the date you have been assigned and the name of the country in which you are grouped. 

CUSTOMS is designed a little differently for each type of new student. Please select your classification on the left menu bar to begin your CUSTOMS journey!   

CUSTOMS Orientation will give you vital information about the University and the many resources that you will use as a student.This orientation is required to be completed before you can be advised and register for your courses.

Transfer Students Admitted for Spring 2023

Registration for CUSTOMS will be available in late October 2022.

Students Seeking Additional Bachelor's Degree

If you have already earned a Bachelor's Degree and are seeking an additional Bachelor's degree with MTSU, select the college of your current major:


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