The electronic documents on this page are samples of the print items created by OFYP for incoming students and their parents.
2017-18 Gold Book
Provided to all first-year students and their parents at New Student Orientation (summer 2017 and spring 2018). For a PDF to download and/or print, click here.
U Minnesota Mobile App
2017-18 Parent and Family Calendar
Distributed at Parent and Guest Orientation (summer 2017 and spring 2018). For a PDF to download and/or print, click here.
Checklist for Admitted Students
Given to admitted freshmen and their parents during Commitment Events (spring 2017). Download PDF
At New Student Orientation (June-August 2017) all first-year students will receive a FREE copy of the 2017-2018 Gopher Guide, the official planner and reference guide for the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. All others will be able to purchase the Gopher Guide ($5.95) through the University of Minnesota Bookstores (while supplies last).
Following are emails to freshmen confirmed in the Class of 2021.
- Welcome to the Class of 2021!
Sent every two weeks to newly confirmed students before April 5.
- It's Time to Select Your New Student Orientation Date
Sent every few weeks to newly confirmed students after April 5. International student version can be found here.
- Prepare for your Advising Apppointment
Sent early June to all freshmen with a scheduled Orientation date.
- Get Ready for Orientation!
Sent a few days prior to the scheduled Orientation date.
- Get Ready for Welcome Week!
Sent a few days after attending New Student Orientation.
Following are emails to parents of freshmen confirmed in the Class of 2021.
- Register for Parent Orientation
Sent every few weeks as new students continue to confirm to the freshman class. International parent version can be found here.
- Get Ready for Parent Orientation!
Sent a few days prior to your scheduled Orientation date.
Following are emails to transfer students confirmed for fall 2017.
- It's Time to Select Your Transfer Orientation Date
Sent every few weeks to newly confirmed transfer students after April 5.