The Transfer Student Leaders (TSL)
The Transfer Student Leaders assist incoming transfer students, as well as their parents and guests, during Orientation and Welcome Week. Meet the Transfer Student Leader Team!
Name: Abby Zellman
Advice: Don't be afraid to ask people questions, you aren't going to know where everything is or where to find certain right away.
Name: Alissa Clancy
Advice: Get out of your comfort zone! You will be presented with so many opportunities here to grow as a person, so take advantage!
Name: Andrew Wright
Major: Political Science
Advice: Try and get involved on campus and meet new people. It'll help you feel more at home and connected here at the U!
Name: Archie MacKinnon
Major: Environmental Science & Policy and Management
Advice: Use a planner. Getting adjusted to a new school can feel overwhelming at times, so it is especially important to keep your assignments due dates organized.
Name: Brittney McLaughlin
Major: Sport Management / Leadership - Minor
Advice: Take a leadership course! This is a great way to find community early on and really helps to build confidence in and out of the classroom.
Name: Cody Johannsen
Major: Architecture/Interdisciplinary Design - Minor
Advice: Have fun and don't forget the reasons why you decided to become a Gopher!
Name: Diah Swenson
Major: Bachelor of Individualized Studies with Concentrations in Health Psychology, Public Health and Health & Wellness Promotion/Minor in Neuroscience
Advice: Utillize your resources. Get involved. Have fun!
Elisabeth Hollembaek Parr
Name: Elisabeth Hollembaek Parr
Major: Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development
Advice: Focus on classes, get involved in places you're interested, and don't be afraid to put yourself out there!
Name: Emily Richardson
Major: Marketing and Supply Chain Operations Management / Leadership - Minor
Advice: Be involved on campus right away by attending Welcome Week! Be open to meeting new people. Attending Gopher sporting events is also a great way to have fun and cheer on the Gophers!
Name: Helene Zheng
Advice: Make the most of resources and opportunities at the U.
Michael Rodolfo Corda
Name: Michael Rodolfo Corda
Major: Communication Studies
Advice: Join as many clubs/events that interest you! The U is guaranteed to have at least one community that's right for you!
Name: Sydney Mayer
Major: Bachelor of Individualized Studies
Advice: Attend Welcome Week activities! I met SO many people and we have been friends ever since.
Name: Tianyu Zhai
Major: Architecture & Economics - Double Major
Advice: Everything on campus is worth a try!