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Global Gopher Events

Global Gopher Events

Global Gopher

You Are Invited to Global Gopher Events!

Start your UMN experience off in the best way possible by attending
Global Gopher Events!

Date: Friday, January 17
Time: 9:00-12:00 with an optional session 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Walter Library, Room 401

Global Gopher Events is an opportunity to learn how to succeed academically at UMN and how prepare for a career after graduation! You will:

  • Take a tour (led by a current international student) of the important academic resources on campus.
  • Visit a resource fair to meet staff working in the offices on campus that will assist you academically and personally during your time at the university.
  • Meet other international students starting at the University of Minnesota and get advice from current students about what to do on campus.
  • Learn tips on how to survive and enjoy the winter.
  • Eat a free lunch while learning about "Skills to Get a Job or Internship in the U.S." (optional session, 12:00-1:00 p.m.).

Register now!

Note: Global Gopher Events are optional events for new international students. You should not miss any of your orientations in order to attend a Global Gopher Event. For more information about your orientation:

  • Undergraduate Students (First Year and Transfer): Complete your checklist at
  • Non-Degree: Consult your adviser
  • Graduate/Professional Degree Students: Consult your program