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


Orientation Leader (OL)

The online application for 2017 Orientation Leaders is now available. The responsibility of the Orientation Leader position is to administer a successful New Student Orientation and Welcome Week, all focused on providing a quality transitional experience for new students.

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.

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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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.

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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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.