Bulldog Welcome Week

LET'S GET IT!

Your first week as a college student starts here. We have a whole set of online learning that will prepare you for your arrival on campus and beyond! Click the day to see what's up.

 

Winter Welcome Week: January 12-14 | Welcome BACK Week: January 18-21

Hey new 'Dogs: let's start your UMD experience off on the right foot. Taking part in these Winter Welcome Week events are the best way to do just that! See you there! 

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Wednesday, January 12 | Winter Welcome Week!

Winter Welcome!
Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Place: Kirby Ballroom

Start off the semester with a Welcome from Chancellor Black and Student Association President, Annie Counihan.

Thursday, January 13 | Winter Welcome Week!

RSOP Winter Welcome Event
Time: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Place: RSOP facilities!

• Free access to the RSOP facilities for ALL students
• RSOP Info Desk with facility tours, promotional items (12:00-1:00 PM)
• Open Ice Skating with food and hot drinks (11:30 AM - 4:00 PM)


Navigating your Financial Aid (#1)
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Place: 42 SCC
This workshop will be a hands-on experience (so bring your laptop or phone if using Bulldog Mobile) to accessing your My Finances (in your MyU website portal) for the tools you need to navigate accepting or declining your Financial Aid Offer successfully, and reviewing your billing statement and payment options. Also, we will explore how to look for student employment and answer any questions.


Navigating your Financial Aid (#2)
Time: 2:30-3:30 PM
Place: 42 SCC
This workshop will be a hands-on experience (so bring your laptop or phone if using Bulldog Mobile) to accessing your My Finances (in your MyU website portal) for the tools you need to navigate accepting or declining your Financial Aid Offer successfully, and reviewing your billing statement and payment options. Also, we will explore how to look for student employment and answer any questions.


DIY Terrariums w/KPB
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM
Place: Kirby Commons
Come make a super cute terrarium for your house or dorm! All supplies are provided by KPB.

Friday, January 14 | Winter Welcome Week!

Champ Chats
Time:
12:00-1:00 
Place: Garden Room (3rd floor of Kirby)
Through a facilitated panel discussion, current UMD students will be answering frequently asked questions. Those in attendance will get the opportunity to ask questions of the panel as well.

Wednesday, January 19 | Welcome BACK Week

Yoga and Granola w/KPB!
Time:
9:00-10:00 AM
Place: Kirby Ballroom
Relaxing morning yoga, yogurt and granola, and coffee! Bring your own mat! 


Champ Chats
Time:
4:00-5:00 
Place: Garden Room (3rd floor of Kirby)
Through a facilitated panel discussion, current UMD students will be answering frequently asked questions. Those in attendance will get the opportunity to ask questions of the panel as well.

Thursday, January 20 | Welcome BACK Week

Grocery Grab w/KPB!
Time:
7:00-9:00 PM
Place: Kirby Ballroom
Come play bingo for groceries! Everyone wins at least one item.