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


Transfer Welcome Day!

New transfer students: Register now for Transfer Welcome Day!

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Transfer Orientation

Transfer students confirmed for fall 2016 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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U Minnesota Mobile App

U Minnesota app iconNew students attending Orientation, Welcome Week, and/or Transfer Welcome Days should download the U Minnesota mobile app. 


Welcome Week Event Selection

Class of 2020: Click here to personalize your Welcome Week schedule. 

If you have questions about Welcome Week, click here.

Freshman Orientation

There are only a few August Orientation dates left for freshman in the Class of 2020. Complete your New Student Checklist soon!

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Watch Convocation Live!

Stream New Student Convocation online at at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 1.

Parent Orientation

This orientation program for parents, family members, and guests is a great way to support new students who are starting at the U of M (Twin Cities) fall 2016. Registration is now open.

  • Learn more about Parent Orientation for freshmen in the Class of 2020 here 
    • If you are ready to register go here
  • Learn more about Orientation for parents and guests of incoming transfer students here 
    • If you are ready to register go here