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 aside time to celebrate your accomplishments.
At this point in the semester many students are in the middle of the to finish classes as they think about the future. Connect with your U of M community and let us support you as you work toward your goals.
Exam Week is Coming!
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 and check out the campus resources available to students for coping with any stress or anxiety you may be experiencing during this time of the year.
Distraction-Free Studying: #GetItDone
ULibraries offers distraction-free studying for finals that includes extended hours, as well as stress-reducing activities. Use the space, computers, coffee shops, and take breaks with fun activities. Stay safe when studying late with 24/7 Escort Services and Gopher Chauffeur.
Be a Transfer Student Ambassador
Want to make an impact? Want to give back to the U? Want to help new transfer students? Consider applying for the 2016 Transfer Student Ambassador (TSA) team. Applications will be available beginning January 19. Click here for more information.
Register for a Grand Challenge Course!
Grand Challenge courses are interdisciplinary courses, co-taught by exceptional U of M faculty that explore current global grand challenges such as disease, climate change, renewable energy and more! All GCC courses meet an LE requirement and many fulfill major requirements - check with your academic adviser.
Spring U-Pass on Sale NOW
Purchase your spring U-Pass before you finish finals and leave campus for winter break. U-pass costs $100 for unlimited rides on city buses and light rail. Order online today!
Undergraduate Roommate Finder
Don't know who you are going to live with next year? Finding your college roommate just got a whole lot easier! Off-Campus Living just launched the UMN Undergraduate Roommate Finder. This free service allows you to search for other UMN students looking for roommates.
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 information by reading the Undergraduate Update (UU). The UU is sent to you via email bi-weekly and has a lot of great information.
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.
Major/Minor Expo this February!
Stop by the Major/Minor Expo to get a sampling of the 140+ majors and 130+ minors offered at the University of Minnesota! Meet with representative from departments of all undergraduate colleges to learn about their majors and minors. So connect, explore, and declare on February 24 in Coffman's Great Hall.