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March 30, 2015

Student Spotlight

Celebrate the milestone Seven weeks left!

There is a lot happening. The light at the end of the tunnel is in sight. As we buckle down for the whirlwind ahead, don't forget to lean on the support you have around you and create a vision for the future.

The Shift

At this point many transfers are chanting the mantra "Seven more weeks, Seven more weeks" while planning for what next semester brings. It is a lot to manage all at once. Remember to connect to your resources to develop your plan for the future as you finish this semester strong.

Fall 2015 Registration Has Begun:
Make an appointment with your Adviser ASAP to discuss Spring registration and beyond. Use Graduation Planner to create different options future semesters. Bring your questions about getting involved in groups or research, using your Strengths on campus, or learning abroad to make the most of your appointment.

MyU Student Portal is Going to Change Soon:
On April 20, the MyU Student Portal will be getting a dramatic face lift! All of the U of M's digital technology systems are getting an upgrade and will change things like registration, financial aid, and bill payment. What this video for a preview of the new portal!

Everything You Need to Know About Spring Jam
Spring Jam is a spring tradition at the U, where we celebrate the end of yet another successful school year. This year there is an all day Spring Jam Festival on April 25 complete with food trucks, carnival rides, performances, concerts and more! Make sure you order your student wristband today!

Choosing or Changing Your Major?
Spring registration is underway, so now is the time to start thinking ahead. If you are exploring majors (or thinking of changing your major), check out the Getting Started guide from the Center for Academic Planning & Exploration (CAPE) for some tips. Appointments are also available—stop by 511 STSS or call 612-624-3076.

Cramming with Company:
End of the semester studying can be better together than alone. Study using a SMART strategy with peer tutors, test bank materials, or form your own study group. Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) also has walk-in tutoring available to all students on East/West Bank and St. Paul.

Manage the Costs of College: Live like a Student:
The Live Like a Student campaign provides helpful tools and info to help manage the costs of college. Check out their map of (fun and cheap) things to do in the Twin Cities.

Goldy's Reminders

Looking for a Job?
Check out the many part-time job opportunities on-campus to consider!

Your First Step for Studying Abroad
Thinking about studying abroad? First thing to do is a First Step Session! Check out the schedule.

Let Your Voice Be Heard
As a transfer student you have a unique perspective that can help us improve your experience on campus. Share your experiences by taking the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey. You will receive a 20% off coupon at the University Bookstore.

Summer School Housing
Are you planning on taking classes this summer and need a place to live? There is Summer School housing available in University Village, Wilkins and Yudof Halls from June 13-August 8 during the Summer 8-week session. A minimum of 1 academic credit is required. Current residents can also apply to live in 17th Avenue Residence Hall beginning at noon on Sunday, May 17.

Transfer Events

University Transfer Student Board Meetings
Thursdays
6:30 to 8:00

See calendar for location

Events

Gopher Sports Season Tickets On Sale
Online - 4/1

Bingo Night - Sports
Coffman, Goldy's Gameroom - 4/1 @ 8pm

Study Abroad Summer Term Program Deadlines
April 1 (Dates may vary per program)

Undergraduate Research Symposium Registration Deadline

April 6

Film: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Coffman, Whole Music Club - 4/9 @ 7pm

LEGOLand Competition

St. Paul Student Center, North Star Ballroom - 4/11 @ 1pm

HECUA Fall Semester & Summer Programs Deadline
April 15

FAFSA Deadline
April 15

Spring Jam Festival
April 25

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