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Convocation

Convocation is the official welcome to the University of Minnesota and marks the start of the academic year.  Convocation aired live on Monday, September 7.  You can watch a recording of the event below.

Watch New Student Convocation

Students at convocation holding their tassels
Three students looking directly at the camera, standing on campus wearing face masks

important

Statements & Information

We strive to be innovative and responsive to the shifting needs of our students.  We are committed to providing important information and updates to our students, parents, families, and partners.

Commitment to Solidarity with Black Lives

Covid-19 Fall Updates

Parents, Families

& Guests

Orientation & Transition Experiences (OTE) is here to support you and your students’ transition to the U of M. Our Parent Orientation program provides a solid introduction to the University’s departments integral in a students transition as well as the academic expectations of the University. 

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