Friday, November 6, 2020

EXTENDED: Deadline to withdraw from a fall semester class is Tuesday, Dec. 1

The deadline to withdraw from a Fall 2020 full-semester course without using your One-Time-Only Late Withdrawal has been extended to Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. If you withdraw now, you will have a "W" on your record.

COVID-19 saliva testing option available for University students

All members of the University community are encouraged to practice physical distancing, wear face coverings, and practice good health habits to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In addition to these proven public health measures, the University is launching a systemwide COVID-19 mail order saliva test program for faculty, staff, and students.

Attend a virtual information session about the Cargill Global Scholars Program

The Cargill Global Scholars Program is accepting applications for its two-year leadership development program from students who are currently enrolled full-time as freshman or sophomores. Learn more about the program and hear from program participants and alumni about their experience at a virtual information session on Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. or Monday, Nov. 23, 3 p.m.

Australia study abroad virtual info session is Wednesday, Nov. 11

Spend a semester abroad in Brisbane, Australia! Join the CSE International Programs staff and guests from the Queensland University of Technology on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 5-6 p.m. for a virtual information session to hear more about a semester on exchange in Australia.

Register for the 'Ask a Recruiter' alumni panel and webinar on Thursday, Nov. 12

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) will host the webinar "Ask a Recruiter," a panel discussion with professional recruiters on Thursday, Nov. 12, noon-1 p.m.. The panelists will provide perspectives on how to effectively interview and how candidates can best highlight their skills and contributions.

Attend the CSE Around the World global virtual information session on Thursday, Nov. 12

CSE International Ambassadors will host a virtual information session on ways to get involved with the many CSE programs around the globe on Thursday, Nov. 12, 5-6:30 p.m.

First-Gen College Celebration Week is Sunday, Nov. 8-Friday, Nov. 13

Join the University of Minnesota and colleges across the U.S. in celebrating the presence and experience of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on campus during First-Generation College Celebration Week Sunday, Nov. 8-Friday, Nov. 13. Several virtual events are planned during the week.

Celebrate Wellness Week Monday, Nov. 9-Friday, Nov. 13

Join fellow students across campus in celebrating Wellness Week Monday, Nov. 9-Friday Nov. 13. A variety of fun and educational virtual activities are planned throughout the week to support students' physical, nutritional, and mental wellness, and much more.

Apply for paid internships with leading entrepreneurial companies by Friday, Nov. 20

The Deluxe E-ternship Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to become members of high-potential entrepreneurial teams. All internships will be remote only for spring semester 2021. Apply by Friday, Nov. 20.

Participate in the Gopher Equity Project and support diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University

University of Minnesota Twin Cities students are encouraged to participate in the the Gopher Equity Project, a campuswide collaboration established to provide a diversity, equity, and inclusion online educational module for students. The campuswide training was implemented as an effort to improve campus climate for all students.