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New Student Checklist

The New Student Checklist is now available for new 2021 freshman students. You can access the checklist at: checklist.umn.edu. You will be required to have paid your confirmation fee to access the New Student Checklist. Please note that it can take up 3-5 business days after the confirmation fee is paid to gain access to the checklist. 

Each checklist is personalized to you and is made up of college specific step and steps that all students will complete. Here is an example of some of the items you will find on your personalized checklist:

  • Complete your Tell Us About Yourself Survey
    This 20 minute survey will provide your advisor with the information to help you register for fall classes.
  • Select Your Orientation date
    You can select your Orientation date after you complete your Tell Us About Yourself survey.
  • Complete assigned placement tests
    Placement tests must be completed one week prior to your Orientation date
  • Complete the Orientation Prep Course via Canvas

Plus, any additional college-specific checklist items.

 

College Contact Information

Please contact your college of enrollment with questions regarding your required placement exams or changing your orientation date.

 

COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (CBS)
612-624-9717
newincbs@umn.edu

COLLEGE OF DESIGN (CDES)
612-626-3690
cdesinfo@umn.edu

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (CEHD)
612-625-3339
cehdnew@umn.edu

COLLEGE OF FOOD, AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES (CFANS)
612-301-2389
cfansadv@umn.edu

COLLEGE OF
 LIBERAL ARTS (CLA)
612-625-2020
z.umn.edu/claorientation
class@umn.edu

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (CSE)
612-624-2890
cseadvising@umn.edu

CARLSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (CSOM)
612-624-3313
advisbsb@umn.edu

SCHOOL OF NURSING 
612-625-7980
sofnstudentinfo@umn.edu

U Card - Upload a photo for your U Card! 

Go online to http://z.umn.edu/photoupload 

  • Upload your picture 
  • Pick up your U Card when you arrive on campus.

For more information about the U Card, please visit the U Card Office website at ucard.umn.edu

International Students

Orientation & Transition Experiences works closely with International Student Scholar Services (ISSS) to provide accurate information for your transition to the University of Minnesota. As you plan for your arrival, please visit the ISSS website to learn about specific requirements for new international students.

You will select your Freshman Orientation date as part of completing your New Student Checklist. The New Student Checklist will launch on November 4.

The New Student Checklist will also include a required International Student Preparation CourseThis online Course will help you learn about your visa status and prepare for success at the University of Minnesota. This is a mandatory course that you should complete as soon as possible.

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