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gopher chats

Gopher Chats are an opportunity for admitted students and their families to learn about the next steps in their transition to the University of Minnesota.  Join us on March 10, April 14, and/or May 19!

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