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Sophomore Orientation

Sophomore Orientation


Sophomore Orientation is taking place Monday, August 30.

Required programming: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Optional programming (Minnesota State Fair): 2:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Register for Sophomore Orientation

Click here to register for Sophomore Orientation.

What is Sophomore Orientation?

Sophomore Orientation is a required orientation program for all day undergraduate students who started in fall semester 2020 or spring semester 2021 (not including transfer students). Students in attendance will meet or become reacquainted with students in their classes, meet faculty and staff, learn about various departments and student organizations on campus, explore their major interests and how those map with their anticipated career choices, and find out where their in-person classes will be taking place.

Is Sophomore Orientation required?

Yes. You must attend Sophomore Orientation if you started as a day undergraduate student in fall semester 2020 or spring semester 2021 (not including transfer students).

When will residential students attending Sophomore Orientation move onto campus?

Residence Life will be in touch with students who plan to live on campus in fall 2021 about their move-in date. All residential students attending Sophomore Orientation should be moved into their rooms by Sunday, August 29.

Need accommodations?

Any student with a disability-related concern in regards to Sophomore Orientation should contact the CLASS/Disability Resources Office at or 612-330-1053. Contacting CLASS two or more weeks prior to Sophomore Orientation will help ensure that all necessary arrangements will be available.


Please contact Campus Life at or 612-330-1100.