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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. Please also allow extra time in getting to campus, as traffic congestion around campus may be significant.

After parking in the East River Road Garage, gather your luggage and take the elevator to Level 1/Plaza Level. Then follow the signs to Yudof Hall, where you will drop off your overnight bag. Your luggage will be transported by Orientation staff to Frontier Hall, where it will be stored until you are scheduled to pick it up in the early evening. Once you have checked your luggage, head to Coffman Union’s ground floor for Orientation check-in.

Mandatory Overnight Experience
Orientation is a two-day program with a required overnight stay on campus. Please refer to the packing list below.

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.

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

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
  • Money to buy lunch on Day 2
  • Backpack for your materials
  • Notebook and pen or pencil
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Umbrella in case of rain

Items for Required Overnight:

  • Alarm clock
  • Toiletries, including soap and towel, for your overnight stay (linens and pillow provided)

Leave your electronics at home!

We look forward to seeing you at Orientation!

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


 


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