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



Freshman Orientation

Orientation for the Class of 2022 is in full swing! You 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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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.

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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Free posters available!

The Class of 2021 Pride & Spirit poster is now available, as well as all other classes (2017-2020)! Stop by our office and get yours!

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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.