Wednesday, June 14, 2017

2017 Orientation & Resource Fair

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Orientation & Resource Fair for new graduate and professional students

The Graduate School will hold two separate events to introduce new graduate and professional students to the University, the graduate community, and the broad range of resources and services available to support their success.


Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Northrop

Orientation Schedule

Resource Fair

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at McNamara Alumni Center

Resource Fair Schedule

These events are open to all incoming graduate and professional students, and are intended to complement orientations provided by programs and colleges.

Orientation will begin with a welcome from the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Education. Following the welcome, students will have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions on topics like professional development, working with an advisor, networking, health and wellbeing, and library resources.

At the Resource Fair, students will have the chance to talk to representatives from a variety of units such as Boynton Health, the University Recreation and Wellness Center, Disability Resources, and the U of MN Bookstores among many others.

Register for Orientation

Register for the Resource Fair

For more information, please visit the Orientation & Resource Fair website.