Orientation

How to Register
Students register for Orientation when
they complete the New Student Checklist.

All new and transfer students are required to attend Orientation to help you prepare for a successful academic experience at the University of Minnesota.

Please visit the Orientation & First-Year Programs for additional information about Orientation. The website includes:

Orientation Dates

Spring 2017

Transfer Students (1-day orientation session)

Transfer students meet with an advisor and register for classes at orientation. Orientation dates are scheduled by major–not all majors are offered each date and space is limited.

  • January 5
  • January 6
  • January 9
  • January 10
  • January 12
  • January 13

Fall 2017

Freshman (2-day orientation sessions)

Freshman meet with an advisor and register for classes at orientation. Schedule the earliest orientation possible to maximize your course choice options.

  • TBD
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External and Internal Transfer Students (1-day orientation sessions)

Transfer Students meet with an advisor and register for classes at orientation. Orientation dates are scheduled by major -- not all majors are offered each date and space is limited. Schedule the earliest orientation possible to maximize your course choice options.

TBD

Parent orientation for Fall 2017 (TBD)

Orientation & First-Year Programs offers both a concurrent parent orientation during freshman and transfer orientation and a Saturday orientation session just for parents. This is a great option for parents who are not able to attend during the work week.

Contact Orientation and First-Year Programs for more information about parent orientation at 612-624-1979.