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Welcome Week starts tomorrow. Can you believe it?!

All about Making the Most of Welcome Week

Welcome Week is designed to help you settle in and feel more comfortable as you start your college experience at the U. Make the most of it! Engage with your peers, attend the many events, and don’t forget to take care of yourself along the way. Dive in and make the most of your experience! To help send you off on your Welcome Week experience, enjoy this short video from one of our sponsors, Land O’ Lakes. If you need anything during your experience, just ask your Welcome Week Leader or call the Welcome Week Hotline (612-369-1005). The Welcome Week Team is here to help support you in your transition!

Event Spotlight – Explore U

Enjoy giveaways, food, and prizes while you explore some of the many ways to get involved at the University of Minnesota. Explore U showcases over 200 student groups as well as major and local vendors, retailers, entertainment venues, restaurants, and businesses. Find new engagement opportunities at Explore U!

What students have said

"Welcome Week allowed me to connect with my fellow students and develop an identity with my class. Even though I definitely don't know every student at the U, Welcome Week helped me to find my place in this community."

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