Preparing For Finals
While preparing for finals, don't forget that University Counseling & Consulting Services offers academic resources to help you succeed. Students who are proactive and seek out assistance tend to me more academically successful. You can also check out the self-help section for podcasts, handouts, and other resources.
Having Trouble in a Specific Class?
Try SMART Learning Commons
SMART Learning Commons is a free student resource with three locations on campus. It has peer consultants to help you with research projects, individual tutoring, and structured group study sessions. If you have difficulty taking tests, there is even a test bank available where you can view previous tests given for specific courses. Visit SMART Learning Commons online for resources and locations.
Need Help With a Conflict On Campus?
The Student Conflict Resolution Center assists students in mediating and resolving conflicts around academic incivility and grading disputes, behavioral allegations and roommate conflicts. If you need assistance having difficult conversations on campus, contact the Student Conflict Resolution Center for assistance.
Take a Freshman Seminar Abroad!
Freshman Seminars Abroad is a program that offers first-year students an opportunity to integrate an international experience into a freshman seminar. Freshman Seminars Abroad combine on-campus instruction during spring semester with a study abroad component during spring break. Seminars are three credits at the 19xx level and fulfill a liberal education requirement. See course descriptions and locations online.
Health & Wellness
Cough or Cold? Check out Gopher Quick Clinic!
Gopher Quick Clinic offers walk-in care for minor health concerns. No appointment is necessary. Two locations: Boynton Health Service Minneapolis Clinic and Boynton Health Service St. Paul Clinic.
Getting regular exercise can keep you mentally and physically sharp and help with the transition to college. Rec. Sports facilities are located on the East Bank and St. Paul campuses. You can join intramural teams, sports clubs, or work out on your own. See the Rec. Sports website for information.
Be A Part of a Campus Tradition: Submit your Homecoming 2013 Theme Idea
Have an idea for next year's Homecoming theme? You can now submit your idea online!
Class of 2016 Pride & Spirit posters from Welcome Week are available.
Get your free copy of the Class of 2016 poster! The poster, created from your class picture taken during Pride & Spirit in TCF Bank Stadium, is available for pick up in the Orientation & First-Year Programs Office in 315 Coffman Memorial Union. OFYP is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, while supplies last
Discount Tickets Available For Great Entertainment Options!
Get discount tickets at Student Unions & Activities Information Desks for Vertical Endeavors, Water Park of America, movies, Science Museum, bus passes and more.
@Home in MN Holidazzle Parade Event for Students from Out of State
RSVP to attend the @Home in MN Holidazzle viewing party in downtown Minneapolis Nov. 29. Transportation and refreshments will be provided for you and a friend to attend this holiday lights parade. RSVP to reserve your place today!
Planning On Living On-Campus During the 2013-2014 Academic Year?
Housing applications for students wanting to return to the Residence Halls will be available Nov. 15. More information will be available through your residence hall, or you can check the Housing & Residential Life website for updates.
Seeking An Inexpensive Way to Get Home For Winter Break?
Private bus companies like Campus Connections and Megabus offer inexpensive bus options for U of M students needing to get home for the holidays. If you need to travel and do not have a car of your own, check out these companies online for route information and fares.
Additional Financial Aid for Fall or Spring Semester
Do you still need financial aid for fall 2012 or spring 2013? If you have not filled out a 2012-2013 FAFSA, it's not too late. Fill it out as soon as possible so you receive your financial aid in time for your final fall bill that is due Nov. 28. Fill out your FAFSA online.
If you have not yet received your financial aid for fall, want to check your financial aid status, have questions on bill due dates and deadlines, or are looking for other financial aid resources please visit One Stop.