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For Your University of Minnesota New Student Orientation

Arriving at Orientation
For directions and parking information, go to www.ofyp.umn.edu/directions. Due to multiple construction projects on and around campus, please follow the directions listed on the above Website. DO NOT USE GPS DIRECTIONS, as these routes will be incorrect.

After parking in the East River Road Garage, take the elevator to Level 1/Plaza Level. Then follow the signs to the Ground Floor of Coffman Union for Orientation check-in.

Orientation Schedule

8:00-8:40am Check-in and Resource Fair
8:40am University Welcome
9:00-10:00am Transitioning to College
10:00-10:20am U Card Session
10:20-10:50am One Stop Student Services
11:00am (time varies)

Lunch, College Meeting, Advising, and Registration


Parent Orientation
Will a parent or guest accompany you to Orientation? If so, parents and guests are encouraged to register in advance for the Parent Orientation program. For more information and registration, go to: www.ofyp.umn.edu/fyparentregistration.

What to Bring

  • University Internet ID and memorized password
  • Name of health insurance company and policy number (you may purchase University insurance instead)
  • $6.00 per day for parking
  • Photo ID for U Card
  • Notebook and pen or pencil
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Warm outdoor attire (you will be walking around campus)

For more information about New Student Orientation, visit www.ofyp.umn.edu/en/orientation.html.

We look forward to seeing you at Orientation!


Orientation & First-Year Programs


This e-mail was sent by Orientation & First-Year Programs (OFYP) at the University of Minnesota,
300 Washington Avenue SE, 315 Coffman Memorial Union, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455.

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