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Lead New Gophers

Create a welcoming and inclusive environment for incoming students as a 2022 Orientation Leader or Transfer Student Leader! Applications are due February 2.

Orientation Leader

Transfer Student Leader

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In an effort to support each student during their transition to the U of M and on their path to graduation, Orientation & Transition Experiences offers high-quality, dynamic experiences that cultivate community and empower students to champion their own development and leverage campus resources.

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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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    If you have any questions regarding Student Orientation or Welcome Week. We would be happy to answer your questions.
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