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Trip to Minnetonka Orchards for At Home in MN!

Happy October, %%First Name%%!

OFYP hopes that your transition is going smoothly and that your first full month of college has been a good one. You may have noticed that the weather is getting colder and that the leaves are beginning to change color, which means…

The At Home in MN trip to Minnetonka Orchards Tuesday, October 24 is coming up fast! If you’re excited about fall and are looking for a way to celebrate, a trip to Minnetonka Orchards is the answer. Enjoy a corn maze, petting zoo, hayrides, bonfire, retail barn, and dinner in addition to general admission to the orchard.

Buses will depart from Lilly Plaza on the East Bank campus at 4:15 p.m. and will return by 7:30 p.m. If you’re interested in coming along, make sure to bring your U Card and check into Lilly Plaza by 4:15 p.m.!

RSVP here by Monday, October 16 (log in with your U of M Internet ID)
Bring a guest as long as it’s another UMN student! Students who are also from out-of-state need to RSVP themselves.

If you’re an out-of-state freshman or new, out-of-state transfer student interested in participating, great! There’s no signup or enrolment required to be a part of the At Home in MN program. All you have to do is check your email for an invitation to each event then follow the instructions to RSVP.

Last but not least, each and every event is free! OFYP covers admission, transportation, and sometimes meals. If you have any questions or concerns, peruse the At Home in MN section of OFYP’s website or send an email to We're always happy to help.

Hope to see you there!

At Home in MN Program
Orientation & First-Year Programs