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Orientation & First-Year Programs (OFYP)

Catch Your Breath with Goldy and Grub!

Goldy GopherChoose the correct answer:

a) Need a break from studying for midterms?
b) Enjoy free food?
c) Want to meet Goldy?
d) All of the above

If you answered a, b, c, or d, then you should stop by Catch Your Breath with Goldy and Grub! Stop by the Mississippi Room (Coffman Memorial Union, 3rd Floor) on Thursday, October 19 between 2-4 p.m. to take a break from mid-terms for a picture with Goldy, some snacks and more low-key fun!

Orientation & First-Year Programs understands that midterms can be a stressful time for everyone whether you are focused on keeping afloat or shooting for the stars. To help mitigate that stress, we’ve organized a laid-back event to come together with food and swag.

However, we’re not just going to give you this food: Share a “sweet” moment about your year so far to earn Insomnia cookies or share a “not-so-hot” moment in exchange for some chips and queso. If you choose to participate, an anonymous gallery will be assembled following the event featuring the collective best and worst moments of the semester for us all to enjoy.

If talking about your successes or your shortcomings isn’t your thing, Catch Your Breath with Goldy and Grub will also provide trivia and prizes, free coloring pages, extra Class of 2021 T-shirts, stress management support from de-stress, the opportunity to learn about the Transfer Student, and the chance to meet Goldy Gopher!

If midterms have you feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Stop by Catch Your Breath with Goldy and Grub to talk it out with others who are in the same boat.

We hope to see you there!

Orientation & First-Year Programs
612-624-1979
ofyp@umn.edu
www.ofyp.umn.edu