Orientation & Transition Experiences

Head to https://campsite.bio/oteumn for a landing page of links and information OTE related.

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

Operating as usual

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01/05/2024

Join us for the 43rd Annual University of Minnesota Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert at Ted Mann Concert Hall on January 14 at 3 pm. A celebration featuring musical performances by members of the U of M and Twin Cities communites, and more, hosted by G. Phillip Shoultz, III of VocalEssence. This event will take place in-person at Ted Mann Concert Hall and will also be live-streamed. Free and open to the public.

Info: z.umn.edu/mlk24
Event co-presented by the University of Minnesota, School of Music and Office for Equity and Diversity.

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HUGE thank you to all of our campus partners! 🎉

Your help connecting students at orientation to campus resources has been amazing!

06/01/2023

Happy Pride month! We hope you celebrate your support through the many different events offered throughout Minneapolis and the University.

Visit this link for UMN pride information.
https://diversity.umn.edu/news-events/umn-pride

Photos from Orientation & Transition Experiences's post 05/30/2023

Last week we got the opportunity to share important information about Orientation! This is just the beginning of what we have planned for first year students this summer. Our first possible orientation session begins this week. Let's get excited! 🎉

04/27/2023

Mark your calendars! 🗓️
All non-graduating undergraduate students, join us to learn about and celebrate the Welcome Week Leader position. Food & fun are the agenda items! We hope to see you there.

04/13/2023

Second Year Celebration Week is coming up next week!
It is designed to celebrate students nearing completion of their second year at the University of Minnesota. There will be several opportunities to win fun giveaways while exploring events and resources designed just for second years!

Check out the schedule--all times are listed in central. Find links to RSVP for events on the Second Year Celebration Website: https://ote.umn.edu/sye/about-sye/second-year-celebration-week.

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Welcome Week Leaders (WWL) assist in creating the crucial welcoming and inclusive environment students need. You had your turn, and now YOU can help students of the Class of 2027 participate in tradition and build their new community on campus too!

‼️Apply to be a Welcome Week Leader by May 4 at ote.umn.edu/WWL

‼️Take a peek at some fun snapshots from Welcome Week 2022. That could be YOU 🫵

02/10/2023

Student Transition Experiences (STE) is hosting Restorative Yoga classes at the RecWell next week. Restorative Yoga combines traditional yoga poses and focus on healing and relaxation. RSVP 🔗2-2:30 PM forms.gle/A34Sbec3c4phXYjAA
🔗2:30-3 PM forms.gle/sRuHU6XyTHXQbA1L9

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Take a look at what our Student Transition Experiences (STE) program has in store for this semester! Event details will be shared via social media, email, and our newsletter.

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Highlights from our newsletter! Read about finals prep, upcoming events and relevant resources for December and January! ❄️

12/05/2022

Whether you have or have not begun prepping for finals, come to the Toaster @ Walter Library on Friday at 1 PM to unwind. There will be hot cocoa, cookies, and activities with our Student Transition Experiences (STE) interns!

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Students! Apply for one of our open positions: Welcome Week Intern and Orientation Intern for the upcoming school year. Working with OTE is a great opportunity for expanding leadership, communication and technical skills, and prepare you for future careers! Apply by November 30, at 11:59 PM.

Application: https://umn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jM9AaFPDBNbbE2

11/18/2022

It’s finally Friday! presents “What does belonging mean to you?” Check out the full video at our website: ote.umm.edu

11/17/2022

At Welcome Week, our friends at Dear World went around campus interviewing students, asking a big question. Do you remember what it was?

11/16/2022

You couldn’t have forgotten this right? The iconic M photo on the field at Huntington Bank Stadium! Don’t forget you can pick up your class poster outside our office in Coffman Memorial Union, room 315.

11/15/2022

Class of 2026, after Orientation you attended Welcome Week to really kick off your journey at the U of M. Do you remember all the fun we had? Because we do!

More to come...

11/14/2022

11 weeks...can you believe that? We are so proud that you chose the U of M, and that we get to be involved in your transition experience.

P.S. we've got something big coming this Friday

Photos from Orientation & Transition Experiences's post 11/11/2022

Photos from our First Generation Celebration last Friday! Thank you to all who came to honor First Gen. folks. We’re so happy we got to celebrate with you!

11/03/2022

Celebrate yourself and your fellow first-generation community at our annual First Gen. event! The group photo will begin at 12:45 p.m. (please arrive a few minutes early) followed by a sweet treat, and a change for networking!

National Transfer Student Week | Transfer Student Experience 10/18/2022

This week is National Transfer Week! To celebrate, we are sharing stories submitted by students on our website and social media. To see these story highlights visit our webpage:

National Transfer Student Week | Transfer Student Experience October 17-21, 2022 National Transfer Student Week takes place in the third week of October each year. This year, National Transfer Student Week is October 17-21, 2022. Transfer Student Week celebrates all that transfer students bring to our campus. Throughout the week we will be holding events, giv...

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October is going by quick, and we want you to be prepared for all it may bring! Swipe through to read about midterm prep, upcoming events and resources 🍂

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A small glimpse into the Amplifying Solidarity Series! What a joy to present this in collaboration with the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Northrop, Multicultural Student Engagement and the School of Music 🎵

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Photos from Orientation & Transition Experiences's post 09/06/2022

Class of 2026, we had a blast welcoming you to campus last week. We hope you are having a great first day — here are some memories from last week to look back at!

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For those of you who don't know about our Student Transition Experiences programming at OTE, take a look at this breakdown to learn more and meet our 2022-2023 interns!

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