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The mission of Orientation & Transition Experiences is to provide quality transitional experiences that maximize students' potential for personal and academic success. We are dedicated to the success of each individual student, building community to celebrating diversity with the intent of strengthening internal and external relationships, developing the leadership within each of us, and maintaining a commitment to excellence, for pursuing our work with professionalism, innovation, scholarship, and integrity.

About OTE

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welcome week

Welcome Week is the time for new students to gain confidence navigating campus while connecting with new classmates and peers and exploring the various communities you are now part of. Keep reading to find out how Welcome Week will build on your Orientation experience.

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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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