New Student Orientation
Welcome to the University of Minnesota Crookston! We are glad you are here and about to become a part of the Golden Eagle family!
Fall 2017 New Student Orientation
Friday, August 18 - Monday, August 21, 2017
Research indicated that students who attend orientation perform better in college and are more likely to graduate than those who do not attend. Orientation is required of all new students to UMC. We have a full weekend of educational, informational, and all out FUN planned just for you!
As a Transfer (or non-traditional) student we understand that you have "been there" & "done that", so we offer you the choice on how you would like to get started here at UMC. You have the option of joining us all on Friday, August 19, for the weekend of Orientation events, or you can choose to attend the MANDATORY Monday, August 21, "Transition Crookston" Orientation for transfer and non-traditional students ONLY. Check-in will be at 9:00 a.m. in the Sargeant Student Center. See schedule below.
Orientation Check-In & Welcome
New Student Orientation and move-in day begins on Friday, August 18, and runs through Monday, August 21, 2017. Classes begin on Tuesday, August 22. All meals are provided to new students as part of orientation weekend. A typical orientation day has activities scheduled from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
New Student Schedule for Friday, August 18, 2017
Check-in: Kiehle Building - Rotunda from 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
2017 Friday Schedule for New Students
Golden Eagle Welcome Weekend will continue Saturday- Monday each day filled with events, programs, and fun to help you prepare for your first semester here at the U of M Crookston. Full schedules will be in the student packets at check-in on Friday, August 18th from 8 am - 2 pm Kiehle Rotunda.
"Transition Crookston" Schedule for Monday, August 21, 2017
Parent and Guest Information:
We are glad you are here as your student begins his or her education at the University of Minnesota Crookston! There are programs and activities for parents and families on Friday, August 18. There is an additional $10.00 parent/guest charge for each person accompanying the student to the evening meal. You will have the opportunity to purchase your ticket at check-in or at the dinner. There will be a send-off for parents and guests at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19. Dress in casual and comfortable clothing as you will be busy throughout the day. We have to see you soon!
This is a great opportunity for you to meet other students who are also attending UMC for the first time.
Orientation is mandatory for all new on-site, full-time students (online students do not need to attend) so you feel a sense of comfort before you begin classes. If you are a part-time student, we encourage you to attend the entire day. If you can not attend orientation for any reason, please contact Student and Family Experience.