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December 8, 2014

Student Spotlight


Make it a Grand Finale!
Congratulations! The end of your first semester as a Golden Gopher is within reach. While you're making plans to study, don't forget to set time away for yourself and to celebrate your accomplishments.


The Shift

At this point many transfers are in the middle of the rush to finish classes, as well as thinking ahead to the future. Connect with your U of M community and let us support you as you work toward your goals.

Exam Week is here!
Check in with SMART Learning Commons to prep for finals, Dec. 6-11,  by connecting with other students for tutoring, review workshops, and more!

Manage the stress of finals:
Take a PAWS and de-stress with dog therapy day or meet with a UCCS counselor to discuss strategies for coping with any stress or anxiety you may be experiencing during this time of the year.

#Library Zombie
U Libraries offers distraction-free studying for finals that includes extended hours, as well as stress-reducing activities. Use the space, computers, coffee shops, take breaks with fun activities. Be a #LibraryZombie. Stay safe when studying late with 24/7 Escort Services and Gopher Chauffeur.

Mentor a New Transfer - Join TSN
In January the U welcomes over 800 new transfer students to campus. The Transfer Student Network (TSN) is looking for experienced transfer students to help connect our new students to campus as Peer Guides/Mentors. Fill out an application to be a Peer Guide today.

Goldy's Reminders

Extreme Makeover: Major Edition
The Center for Academic Planning and Exploration (CAPE) is hosting a workshop designed to provide an opportunity to explore majors by learning how your interests and values apply to majors at the U. To attend, Thurs., Jan. 15, 2015 from 9:30a-3:00pm Register Here. Lunch provided!

Spring U-Pass on Sale NOW
Purchase your spring U-Pass before you finish finals and leave campus for winter break. U-pass costs $97 for unlimited rides on city buses and light rail. Order online today!

Stay 'in the know'
As a reminder, this is the last TSE Monthly for your transfer transition. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and info by reading the Undergraduate Update. The UU is sent to you via email bi-weekly and has a lot of great info for you as an undergraduate student.

Join an Honors Society:
Tau Sigma - National Honors Society for Transfer Students has a U of M chapter! After Fall grades post, invitations will be sent to students who are eligible to become members. Find more info here.

Transfer Events

University Transfer Student Board Meetings
Spring 2015: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 121 STSS


Men's Basketball Gophers vs North Dakota
Williams Arena - 12/8

Last Day of Classes

Study Day

Global Seminars Info Sessions
420B STSS - 12/11

Final Exams
12/12 thru 12/18

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Connect with UMN Transfers

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