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Make Welcome Week Your Own!

The transition to the U of M is a personal one. Complete this Welcome Week Event Selection so your individual needs and interests can be accommodated. There are two parts to this process:

  1. Complete the Welcome Week Event Selection.
    There are a number of Welcome Week events that you can select. Once you complete this event selection you will receive a confirmation email with details about your arrival on campus (to your U of M Internet account). You will receive your personal schedule when you check in for Welcome Week at the end of August.*

  2. Take StrengthsFinder® online.
    Once you complete Event Selection you will receive a code that will allow you to take StrengthsFinder®, an online tool that provides you with your Top 5 talent themes. You will begin to explore your Top 5 during Welcome Week. Be sure to complete StrengthsFinder® before you get to campus.

Click here to complete the Welcome Week Event Selection

Win a University Bookstore gift certificate! If you complete the Event Selection process and the Welcome Week Evaluation (available after Welcome Week), your name will be entered into a prize drawing.

If you experience technical difficulties with the Welcome Week Event Selection, please contact OFYP during regular office hours. If you have further questions about StrengthsFinder®, click here.

*Important Note: You have until August 15 to adjust your selections. After that point, no adjustments may be made to your selections. If you have questions about what you selected, you can ask your Welcome Week Leaders when you meet them at your first small group meeting on Wednesday, August 28.

Stay connected: Follow Welcome Week on Facebook and Twitter (#UMN17)

If you no longer plan to attend the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, please contact the Office of Admissions at 612-625-2008 or 1-800-752-1000.

Orientation & First-Year Programs
612-624-1979 or 800-234-1979

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

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