Transfer Student Campus visits

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus! Choose the transfer student visit option that works best for you:

Transfer Thursdays

There's no better way to find your college fit than to visit the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Explore campus, learn more about programs that align with your future career goals, and experience the U of M at a Transfer Thursday visit.

Afternoon Sessions:
Dates: February 18 (Monday), April 18, July 11, September 12
1:15 pmGeneral Transfer Information Session
2:00 pmCampus Tour
3:00 pmCollege-Specific Information Session
Morning Sessions:
Dates: March 15 (Friday), May 23
9:15 am General Transfer Information Session
10:00 am Campus Tour
11:00 am College-Specific Information Session

Please choose the college-specific information session based on your major of interest. If you are interested in more than one program, please choose your top choice information session and list your majors of interest when signing up.

College-specific Sessions:

  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • College of Design
  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Biological Sciences
  • College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Carlson School of Management
  • College of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Center for Allied Health

The Office of Admissions and University of Minnesota college partners will facilitate group information sessions to give you an overview of life as a University of Minnesota student. We will highlight the great location in the Twin Cities, the benefits of being a student at a land-grant research university, and discuss the application process to the college of your choice.

During your Transfer Thursday group visit hosted by the Office of Admissions and U of M college partners, you will...

  • Learn about the transfer admissions process, including how you transfer your credit from colleges you've attended, and what courses you've taken will fulfill liberal education requirements.
  • Tour our historic Big Ten campus and hear about the benefits of studying at a land-grant research university nestled in the metropolitan area of the Twin Cities
  • Explore all that your chosen college and program of interest has to offer as well as how the U of M can help you find a pathway to your career goals

Campus tours

Campus tours are available to prospective transfer students and their families and friends on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.

  • Visitors with disabilities: Visitors with disabilities are encouraged to visit Disability Services while they are on campus (Suite 180 McNamara Center, 612-626-1333, voice or TTY). If you or a member of your party has a disability, you may request accommodations when you call to schedule your visit.

Schedule your visit online, or call:
TTY: 612-625-9051

Directions to the Transfer & International Admissions Welcome Center.

Additional visit options

Health Career Center Transfer Information Session

Information sessions are held on Mondays and Fridays, 11:30am-12:15pm in 2-565 Moos Tower.

Group information sessions led by staff from the Health Career Center will assist you in considering the possible paths to a degree program in your chosen health career field. The University offers undergraduate degrees in Medical Technology, Mortuary Science, Dental Hygiene and Nursing. Post-baccalaureate degrees may also be earned in the following health science areas: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, or Veterinary Medicine.

The Office of Admissions hosts information sessions for the following colleges. These first-step small-group workshops include information on the degrees offered in the individual colleges, the application process, transfer of credit, and degree and liberal education requirements.

College of Liberal Arts (Minneapolis campus)

Information sessions for prospective students who have not yet been admitted - 240 Williamson Hall

Your visit will kick off with an overview of the transfer admissions process in CLA at the University of Minnesota. We will explore majors, transfer of credit, degree requirements, college to career programming, and the benefits of CLA. There is an optional tour after the session as well as one-on-one advising.

Fridays from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m., February 1 - March 29 (register)

Mondays from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m., April 1 - June 28 (register)

Workshops for Newly Admitted Students - 240 Williamson Hall

The workshops begin at 9:50 a.m. with check-in at 240 Williamson Hall, followed by a campus tour from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The information session from 11:00 a.m. to noon covers the confirmation process, preparation for the orientation, transfer of credit, degree requirements, campus life and college to career programming. Advisors will be available after the workshop to answer your other questions in brief one-on-one advising meetings.

Friday, April 5 (register)

Friday, April 12 (register)

Friday, April 26 (register)

Friday, May 10 (register)

Friday, May 17 (register)

Friday, May 31 (register)

Friday, June 7 (register)

Friday, June 14 (register)

Please note that confirmed students will be invited to a required CLA transfer orientation held in the summer before the semester begins. Course registration takes place during that orientation program.

Individual Advising Appointments for Applicants and Admitted Students

If you wish to meet with a CLA Transfer Admissions Counselor to discuss the application process, admission requirements, transfer of credit and degree requirements or other aspects of campus life, you are welcome to contact us for an individual appointment. Call 612-625-2008 or email

If you wish to meet with a CLA Transfer Academic Advisor to discuss your major and degree requirement planning, academic and other opportunities in CLA, you can schedule an appointment if you call 612-624-6891 or email

College of Biological Sciences

  • The CBS Office of Student Services hosts regularly scheduled information sessions at room 3-104, Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) building, Minneapolis campus.
  • Call CBS Student Services at 612-624-9717 to schedule an appointment or to register for an information session

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

  • Individual transfer advising appointments are available by request (130 Coffey Hall, St. Paul campus)
  • During your visit, you can learn more about your major of interest, the transfer process and go on a tour of the St. Paul campus.
  • Please contact a CFANS transfer counselor directly to set up your campus visit.

College of Design

Individual transfer advising appointments are available by request. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 612-626-3605.

College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Majors in Health Services Management, Construction Management, Information Technology Infrastructure, Manufacturing Operations Management, and two Individualized Degree programs, Inter-College Program and Multidisciplinary Studies.

  • Group informational contacts and appointments vary by program
  • Call 612-624-4000 to schedule a group information meeting or appointment
  • 20 Ruttan Hall (St. Paul campus)

College of Education & Human Development

For students interested in majors in Business and Marketing Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education Foundations, Family Social Science, Human Resource Development, Kinesiology, Sport Management, and Youth Studies:

Sign up for an information session. If you are from out of town or unable to attend an information session, please contact the CEHD Student Services Office for other options: 360 Education Sciences Building, 612-625-3339, email:

Carlson School of Management

The first step for prospective students is to attend a transfer admissions information session. Information sessions typically run September through January, leading up to the application deadline. View current schedule and registration information.

Transfer advising is also available during drop-in advising hours at the Undergraduate Program office in 2-190 Hanson Hall - West Bank, Minneapolis campus. Please call ahead for the current drop-in schedule: 612-624-3313.

Visit the college's website for more information or contact the Carlson School transfer admissions team at

College of Science and Engineering

  • For Transfer advising please contact
  • Call 612-625-6403
  • 240 Williamson Hall - East Bank, Minneapolis campus

Health Science Undergraduate Programs

Transfer advising is available by appointment in the four undergraduate health science programs. For an appointment or more information, please call the program office directly:

Dental Hygiene

  • Call 612-625-9121

Medical Laboratory Sciences (formerly Clinical Laboratory Sciences)

  • Call 612-625-9490

Mortuary Science

  • Call 612-624-6464


  • Call 612-625-7980
  • The School of Nursing Office of Student Services also hosts regularly scheduled B.S.N. information sessions, along with a tour of the school.

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