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Transfer WelcomeDear %%name_first%%,

Transfer Welcome Days are the official welcome for new transfer students. Although not required, it is an excellent opportunity to start settling in at the U. We hope Transfer Welcome Days will help you feel a greater sense of belonging and give you the opportunity to make new friends. You will learn valuable information that will help you adjust academically and personally. Registration is now open!

Early Move-In
Are you living in an on-campus residence hall? If so, you will soon receive an email from Housing & Residential Life about moving into your residence hall as early as Thursday, August 29. If you are living in off-campus housing, we suggest you make arrangements with your landlord to allow for your participation in these exciting events!

Transfer Welcome Days Schedule

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GOPHER DAY: THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 | Belonging
4-5 p.m. Transfer Student Pre-Tailgate Meet-Up
McNamara Plaza on the corner of Oak Street and Washington Avenue, one block from TCF Bank Stadium. Snacks will be provided.
6-9 p.m. Minnesota vs. UNLV Football Game
TCF Bank Stadium. Dinner will be provided.
MAROON DAY: FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 | Connecting
5-8 p.m. Campus Exploration
Meet at the main entrance of Coffman Memorial Union facing Washington Avenue SE. Tours will be offered at a variety of times during this three-hour window.
8:30-10 p.m. Transfer Student Mix & Mingle
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union, Third Floor
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Student Unions & Activities Showcase
Coffman Memorial Union
GOLD DAY: SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 | Adjusting
9-9:55 a.m. Check-In & Resource Fair
Coffman Memorial Union, Ground Floor
10-10:15 a.m. Welcome Message
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall
10:15-10:35 a.m. Transfer Student Ambassadors Presentation
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

10:35-11:05 a.m.

Goal Setting at the U
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall
11:05-11:55 a.m. Food Break
Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall Annex
12:00-12:45 p.m. Workshops – Round 1
Tate Hall (see website for workshop options)
12:50-1:35 p.m. Workshops – Round 2
Tate Hall (see website for workshop options)
1:40-2:25 p.m. Workshops – Round 3
Tate Hall (see website for workshop options)
2:30-3:30 p.m. The Non-Traditional Student Experience
Tate Hall
2:30-4:40 p.m. Explore-U Involvement Fair
Mariucci Arena

Register now!

Click here to begin. For more information about Transfer Welcome Days, as well as a more complete schedule of events and workshop details, please visit our website.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Orientation &
First-Year Programs
612-624-1979
transfer@umn.edu

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