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Select your New Student Orientation date!

It's time to start your New Student Checklist! Complete the Tell Us About Yourself survey and then select your orientation date. Below are the steps detailing your Online Orientation and on-campus Transfer Orientation requirements.

STEP 1: Complete Online Orientation

The goal of Online Orientation is to provide you with valuable information about your college of enrollment and about University resources and services. Your adviser will reference the information you learn in the Online Orientation when you register for classes, so it is important that you complete this step before you arrive.

Click here to complete Online Orientation

STEP 2: Attend an on-campus Transfer Orientation program

At Transfer Orientation you will meet with your college advisor, register for courses, and get your official U of M photo ID card. You will also have an opportunity to tour the campus and meet with representatives from a variety of departments to get answers to any questions you might have before classes start.

Transfer students are required to complete Online Orientation before arriving for Transfer Orientation, and some colleges do not allow students to register for classes until they have done so. If you have not completed Online Orientation, please complete it before your on-campus program. Be sure to print the Online Orientation Course Completion Certificate and bring it with you to Transfer Orientation.

Your Online Orientation requirement is fulfilled when you pass the Online Orientation quiz with a score of 8 or above. You will have two opportunities to take the quiz. If you do not receive a passing score after your second attempt, please call 612-624-1979 or email to have your quiz score reset so that you can try again.

The Leadership Minor is extending an invitation to all transfer students to take Personal Leadership in the University (PA 1961W/OLDP 1301W Section #TBD#) this Spring semester. This section is offered exclusively to Spring 2016 transfer students and the course fulfills a writing intensive requirement, allows you to build community with a small group of peers, and helps you understand your own personal leadership. Check out this short video to hear from students about their experience in the course and learn more about the many benefits of this class.

Save the date for Transfer Welcome Day: Friday, January 22! It is the official welcome for new transfer students. More information about the schedule of events and program registration coming soon!

If you have any questions, please contact us! We want you to have a great experience.

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