New Student Checklist
The New Student Checklist will be available at checklist.umn.edu for those students who have confirmed their enrollment. 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 dates
You can select your Orientation date after you complete your Tell Us About Yourself survey.
- Complete assigned placement tests
Placement tests must be started at least one week prior to your Orientation date
- Complete Online Orientation in 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)
COLLEGE OF DESIGN (CDES)
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (CEHD)
COLLEGE OF FOOD, AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES (CFANS)
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 Transfer Orientation date as part of completing your New Student Checklist.
U Card - Upload a photo for your U Card!
Go online to http://z.umn.edu/photoupload beginning April 1, 2020
- Upload your picture by July 31, 2020
- Pick up your U Card when you arrive on campus (more information regarding U Card pick-up available on the Online Orientation).
For more information about the U Card, please visit the U Card Office website at ucard.umn.edu