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%%NAME_FIRST%% - Transfer Welcome Days are the official welcome for new transfer students. 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 connections with other students and the U of M campus.

Registration is now open!

Transfer Welcome Days (TWD) Schedule

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Meet-Up and Tailgate
Meet up with the Transfer Student Ambassadors and new transfer students before the big game against TCU.
8:00 p.m. Minnesota vs. TCU Football Game
New first-year students can attend for free!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
12:30 - 3:45 p.m. CBS Transfer Student Welcome
At this event, College of Biological Sciences transfer students will meet one another, connect with faculty, and learn about key campus resources.
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Check-In
Use your U Card to officially check in to the Transfer Welcome Days (TWD) program and receive a free T-shirt, the program schedule, and a water bottle.
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. TWD Kickoff
TWD Kickoff is the ceremonial start to the Transfer Welcome Days program.
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Pieces of the Puzzle
Enjoy a live presentation performed by current U of M students that discusses some important topics that affect all college students.
6:15 - 8:00 p.m. The Insider's Guide to the U of M
Hear the stories from current transfer students about life on campus as a Gopher. Plus, share a meal with your group at an an on-campus favorite restaurant. 
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. TWD Hangout
Stop by and hang out with new and current transfer students.
10 p.m. - 1 a.m. Student Unions & Activities Showcase
Conclude the evening at the Student Unions & Activities Showcase and take part in a dance party, hypnotist, concert, movie screening, games, prizes, free food, and so much more!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
8:45-10:30 a.m. Check-In
Use your U Card ID to officially check in to the Transfer Welcome Days (TWD) Saturday programming.
10:35 - 11:20 p.m. Live Like a Student
This session will discuss budgeting, student loans, credit cards, free and low-cost activities, valuable resources for managing your finances, and tools to help you find a job on campus.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.  Community Engagement Interest Sessions
Community Engagement interest sessions are hosted by several community partners from around the Twin Citites.
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Smooth(ie) Transitions
Make your transition to the U of M smooth by joining members of the University Transfer Student Board for afternoon smoothies!
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Explore-U
Interact with over 150 student groups and in which you can get involved, and over 50 vendors with giveaways!
5:30 p.m. Fraternity Recruitment Kickoff
Men are invited to register for Fraternity Recruitment to formally visit all chapter houses and learn more about the Greek community.
5:30 p.m. Sorority Recruitment Info Session
Be sure to register and come out to learn more about sorority life on campus. 
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Small World Coffee Hour
Get connected to one of the longest running and most popular international student organizations on campus.
9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Late Night at Mall of America
You will be provided with a free wristband for unlimited rides at Nickelodeon Universe and admission to SeaLife Aquarium. NOTE: This session is open to students living in on-campus housing only.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
  Greek Recruitment continues
Refer to information listed above.
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. UTSB Service Excursions
Join members from the University Transfer Student Board to volunteer around the Minneapolis area!
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Discover the Twin Cities: Choose your own adventure!
Take time to discover the Twin Cities! 
3:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Student Group Events
Various locations.

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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