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Global Gopher Events

Schedule for All Global Gopher Events

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Global Gopher

During Global Gopher Events, we want you to meet other international students, connect with campus resources, and learn how to succeed academically and personally at UMN.

Below is the schedule of events that will be happening throughout Global Gopher Events.

All sessions are 8:00-9:30 a.m. Central Time.
Register individually for each event you wish to attend.

The Global Gopher Events schedule includes 4 exciting workshops and events for new graduate and professional degree students.! You can register through the links below, and registration will open soon for the later sessions.

  • Wednesday, August 5: Global Gopher Events Kickoff with a virtual student panel welcoming you and giving you tips on how to enjoy your upcoming programs (such as orientation), first week of class, and small group discussions.
  • Thursday, August 20: How to Be a Successful Graduate/Professional Degree Student Using University of Minnesota Resources panel with current academic resources providing you with tips on how to best use them during the Fall semester.
  • Wednesday, August 26: Join us at Diversity and Equity in the U.S. for a lively discussion on diversity in the United States, and learn more about what is happening in Minnesota. Students from the following backgrounds and identities will be invited to meet other peers virtually: LGBTQIA students, Muslim students, Black identifying International students and Latinx students. Register now!
  • Wednesday, September 2: Come to the Global Gopher Virtual Send Off (ISSS Open House)! Celebrate as you are about to start the Fall semester by meeting the lovely ISSS staff, and connect one more time with our Global Gopher Student Leadership team! Register now!