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Orientation & Transition ExperiencesNovember 14, 2018


Hello Gophers!

You’ve made it through your first mid-terms! Congrats! As you register for spring courses and work to finish the semester strong, here are a few things to keep in mind.

THINGS TO DO

Spring Semester Registration
It’s registration time! ScheduleBuilder is an excellent tool to help you create multiple schedule options. Be sure to check your registration time on MyU (under the “Academics” tab) and verify that you don’t have any holds on your account. You can meet with your academic advisor or visit One Stop for additional registration support.

Center for Academic Planning & Exploration’s CAPE Express
Do you have 15 minutes, an appetite for cookies and cider, and a major to decide on? Stop by the Center for Academic Planning & Exploration’s CAPE Express Thursday, November 15 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Meet with a CAPE coach to begin the process of finding a major that fits your interests, strengths, and goals. Check out CAPE’s website for more information on their resources.

A Healthier U
Whether you are looking for guidance on time management, physical activity, sexuality, nutrition, stress management, or how to manage your social life, consider adding a one-credit, online PUBH course to your spring schedule. Earn academic credit, gain additional experience with innovative learning technology, and access tools and strategies to put you on the path to success in college and beyond.

Plan Your Study Abroad
Considering a Freshman Seminar Abroad or other study abroad program? Talk to your family over Thanksgiving break about your interest in studying abroad. If they have questions or concerns, send them the Learning Abroad Center's way — they love family members! Complete your application by the designated deadline and you'll be studying abroad before you know it!

Student Veterans Appreciation
The 12th annual Student Veterans Appreciation Day will be November 14 in Great Hall (Coffman Memorial Union) to recognize the sacrifice and service of University student veterans, military members, and their families. This event is FREE and open to the public. Stop by from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for pizza, games, and giveaways, and say thank you to our student veterans!

THINGS TO KNOW

Off-Campus Living (Second-year Housing)
Did you miss the Off-Campus Housing Fair? Off-Campus Living (OCL) provides opportunities for interaction, integration, and enrichment for off-campus and commuter students. OCL offers resources and programs for students about renting, finding roommates, commuting to campus, and being a good neighbor. Gopher Hall and Commuter Connection are two programs specifically for students living at home and/or commuting from farther away.

ICYMI (IN CASE YOU MISSED IT)

Follow OTE on Social Media
Follow our office on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter for chances to win giveaways and free prizes throughout the school year.

Nutritious U Food Pantry
November 27-29, 12:00–6:00 p.m. in Coffman 210

First-Year Experience
Orientation & Transition Experiences
612-624-1979
fye@umn.edu
www.ote.umn.edu