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You are registered to attend the morning sessions of Transfer Welcome Day on Saturday, September 3. We look forward to meeting you! Please see below for important information about the event.


The morning sessions will take place in the Science Teaching and Student Services (STSS) building on the East Bank of the Twin Cities campus. Please arrive on time.

9:00-9:30 a.m. Check-in on third floor of STSS
9:40-10:10 a.m. Small Group Intro Session
  Choose from one Extended Session/Activity or two Breakout Sessions:
10:20-11:30 a.m. Extended Sessions/Activities
  Commuter Connection Bus Tour
  Campus Tour
  Your Guide to Career Services at the U
10:20-10:50 a.m.
and 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
  Live Like a Student Now...So You Don't Have to Later
  Student Parents and Non-Traditional Students
  "U Betcha" Understanding Minnesota Culture
  Gophers Learn Abroad
  Stay on Top of a Changing U with Your Student Government
  Be Greek Informational Session


If you are driving to campus, please plan ahead and provide extra time getting to campus. There are multiple construction projects taking place on and around campus.

Parking is available in the East River Road Garage for a daily weekend rate of $6.00. Take the elevator to Level 1/Plaza Level and follow signs to the Science Teaching and Student Services Building for check-in.

Afternoon Welcome Event at TCF Bank Stadium

Space is still available to participate in the afternoon Welcome Event at TCF Bank Stadium. If you would like to participate, on-site registration will be available and directions to the event will be provided during the morning program. Be sure to bring lunch money and a T-shirt from your old school for the T-shirt swap!


Don’t be afraid to ask! Contact Orientation & First-Year Programs at 800-234-1979 or


Katie Granholm
Assistant Director of Orientation & the Transfer Student Experience
Orientation & First-Year Programs


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