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Transfer Welcome Days are finally here and we can’t wait to meet you! Today is your first chance to get to know your fellow transfer students and start making the U of M your new home! Join us for some dinner & some fun at our Transfer Student Tailgate before heading over to the Minnesota vs. Oregon football game! Finish off the night with a dance in McNamara Alumni Center!

Thursday, September 1

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Meet-Up and Tailgate
Riverbend Plaza
Minnesota. Minnesota. YEAH GOPHERS! Come tailgate before the big game with other transfer students and the Transfer Student Ambassadors (TSAs)! You’ll learn the U’s cheers, play some games, and eat a Qdoba dinner-for free! *U Card Required Event
8 p.m. Minnesota vs. Oregon Football Game
TCF Bank Stadium
Show your pride by cheering on the Gophers at the football game, admission free for students! Please be aware of the TCF Bank Stadium policy regarding bringing bags into the stadium. More information here. *U Card Required Event
9:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. MAC Dance
McNamara Alumni Center
Come dance into the morning hours at the MAC Dance! *U Card Required Event

Parking is available behind Coffman Memorial Union, in the East River Road Garage for a game day rate of $10.00. Take the elevator to Level 1/Plaza Level and you’ll be right at the Tailgate!

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask! Contact Orientation & First-Year Programs at 800-234-1979 or


Your Transfer Student Ambassadors
Orientation & First-Year Programs

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