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Tomorrow is one of our favorite days of Transfer Welcome Days! There are so many chances to get to know other transfer students and resources available on campus. Be sure to have your U Card with you!

Saturday, September 2

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Check-In
Coffman Memorial Union, Ground Floor
Check in at any time during the day with the Orientation & First-Year Programs staff stationed at the Information Booth on the Ground Floor of Coffman. You might just score some free Gopher swag!
9:00-10:30 a.m. Coffee Chat
The Cube, Coffman Memorial Union
Join the Transfer Student Network for coffee and learn about some of the opportunities on campus that are exclusive to transfer students! This is the perfect time to meet people, ask questions, and hear great advice from past transfer students! You will also get an inside look at the Transfer Student Network itself!
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Community Engagement Interest Sessions
Various locations & times
Connect with local non-profits in the Twin Cities to identify a social issue you are passionate about and connect with your academic interests.
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. UTSB Slice & Advice!
The Whole, Coffman Memorial Union
Come join the University Transfer Student Board for a slice (or two!) of pizza and some good advice on ways to get involved on campus!
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Explore U
Mariucci Arena
Come to the annual fair that hosts hundreds of clubs, groups, and local vendors excited to meet you! Sample products, snag some freebies, and get familiar with groups on campus and off-campus businesses! *U Card Required Event

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Transfer Talk
The Whole, Coffman Union
Your story is important! Come hear from transfer students what their transition was really like. Then you will have a chance to talk about your experience and enjoy some free snacks!

All Day Metro Transit Free Ride Weekend
Take time to discover the Twin Cities! Whether you are an out-of-state student or have lived in the Twin Cities your whole life, Minneapolis and St. Paul have so much to offer! This is a chance to explore all of the great opportunities you can now enjoy as a Gopher. Grab a new friend or explore on your own-all of the Metro Transit transportations are free!

Parking is available behind Coffman Memorial Union, in the East River Road Garage at an hourly rate. Take the elevator to Level 1/Plaza Level and follow signs to Coffman Memorial Union.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask! Contact Orientation & First-Year Programs at 612-624-1979 or


Your Transfer Student Ambassadors
Orientation & First-Year Programs

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