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Complete the Welcome Week Event Selection & StrengthsFinder®!

Our records indicate that have you have not started your Welcome Week Event Selection, nor have you taken StrengthsFinder. The deadline for Event Selection is August 26. It is important to go online and select your Welcome Week events as soon as possible. Once you complete this process you will receive a confirmation email and attachment with details regarding how to prepare for Welcome Week and information on how to take StrengthsFinder (including your StrengthsFinder access code). You should complete StrengthsFinder prior to your arrival for Welcome Week.

Please note that your Event Selection preferences will be used to create your personalized Welcome Week schedule. If you do not complete this process, your events will be selected for you. If you have recently completed both of these processes you can ignore this email.

Start here to complete the Welcome Week Event Selection

If you experience technical difficulties with the Welcome Week Event Selection, please contact Orientation & First-Year Programs at 612-624-1979 or 1-800-234-1979. If you have questions regarding StrengthsFinder please contact

Stay connected: Join the Class of 2019 Facebook Group! Follow #UMN19 on Twitter and UMN19 on SnapChat. It’s a great way to connect with other first-year students and to stay on top of your transition to the U.

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