The mission of OFYP is to provide quality transitional experiences that maximize students' potential for personal and academic success.



Transfer Orientation

Transfer students confirmed for spring 2017 should complete their New Student Checklist. This process allows you to select an orientation date, start any required placement testing, as well as any other requirements from your college.

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Fast Forward

Want to make the most out of your first year hear at the U, but aren’t sure how to get started? The Fast Forward program is here to help! Join us once a month during fall semester for different workshops relating to the first-year transition.

Parent & Guest Orientation

This option is available for parents and guests of new transfer students. Learn more about the program and how to register.

At Home in MN

For new out-of-state students

At Home in MN is a program focused on making out-of-state students feel more welcome in Minnesota and at the U of M. 

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Free posters available!

The Class of 2020 Pride & Spirit poster is now available, as well as all other classes (2016-2019)! Stop by our office and get yours!

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Student Success Conference

This conference will be held at Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. All University faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend. Register now!

Social Media

OFYP uses social networking to communicate and connect with our audiences. We also work closely with University departments and colleges to share information that is relevant to all of our followers.