The mission of OTE is to provide quality transitional experiences that maximize students' potential for personal and academic success.



Welcome Week Event Selection

Welcome Week Event Selection is now open for first-year students in the Class of 2022 and Transfer Students.

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Freshman Orientation

There are just a few Orientation dates still available for the Class of 2022 in August. Students who have registered will receive this email a few days before your scheduled Orientation date. Check out this page in preparation for your advising appointment. 

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Transfer Orientation

Incoming transfer students who have confirmed their enrollment for spring 2018 to the Twin Cities campus should complete their New Student Checklist, complete Online Orientation, and prepare for summer on-campus orientation.  

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Social Media

Orientation & Transition Experiences uses social networking to communicate and connect with our audiences. We also work closely with University departments and colleges to share information that is relevant to all of our followers.

Staff & Faculty: Volunteer for Welcome Week!

This is a great opportunity to welcome new students to the U of M! Learn more...

Parent Orientation

Parents and families are encouraged to attend a separate orientation program designed just for them. Learn more:

U Minnesota Mobile App

U Minnesota app iconNew students and their parents will access their Orientation content on the U Minnesota mobile app.