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Dear Welcome Week Leader applicants,

Thank you for attending the Evaluation Session.  This email details the next steps that you will take to move forward in the process.  Be sure to look over the important dates to check for any conflicts and contact Orientation & First-Year Programs if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Katie Kranz & Reece Quesnel
Student Program Coordinators

Next Steps

  1. Check the WWL website on Friday, March 2 after 2 p.m. to see if you are chosen to be a WWL (www.ofyp.umn.edu/wwl)
  2. If chosen as a WWL you will need to confirm your intent to be a WWL by completing the confirmation task by Sunday, March 11 at 11:59 p.m. If you are not selected as a WWL you may schedule an appointment with Reece or Katie to get feedback by emailing wwl@umn.edu.
  3. After completing the confirmation task, you will need to select a date and time to attend the first training session (see “WWL Important Dates” below)
  4. If you have previously completed the StrengthsFinder assessment, confirm your top five strengths on the task website.  If you have not taken the StrengthsFinder assessment, you will be given a code and need to complete the assessment by Sunday, March 11 at 11:59 p.m.

WWL Important Dates

Date and Time What

Friday, March 2 @ 2:00 p.m.

Notification (WWL website)

Sunday, March 11 by 11:59 p.m.

Confirmation Task due

Attend one of these sessions:

  • Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Saturday, March 24 from 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 27 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Spring Training #1

Tuesday, April 3 by 11:59 p.m.

Task #1 due

Attend one of these sessions:

  • Tuesday, April 24 from 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Saturday, April 28 from 1 - 4 p.m.
Spring Training #2
Sunday, May 6 by 11:59 p.m. Task #2 due
Friday-Tuesday, August 24-28 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (approximately) Welcome Week Prep Week
Wednesday-Monday, August 29-September 3 Welcome Week!

* Please note: you must complete both training sessions and tasks to continue in the process

Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns feel free to contact us:

  • Email: wwl@umn.edu
  • Phone: (612) 624-1979 (ask for Reece or Katie)
  • In Person: OFYP, 315 Coffman Memorial Union, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

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