University of Minnesota Driven to Discover
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Can you believe how close we are to our first day of school, and your first day of class as a Golden Gopher?! Transfer Welcome Days will wrap up tomorrow, but there are still lots of opportunities to get to know the U!

Sunday, September 3

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Service Project
University YMCA
Get to know your new home sweet home by making it a little sweeter. Meet new and past transfer students, and do some good at the same time!
3:00-9:00 p.m. Student Group Events
Various locations & times
Get to know some of the other student groups on campus during the various student group afternoon events!
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 for a daily weekend rate of $10.00. 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 800-234-1979 or


Your Transfer Student Ambassadors
Orientation & First-Year Programs

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