University of Minnesota

Second Year Experience

Office of Undergraduate Education

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    Need suggestions for what to do now to set yourself up for
    success tomorrow? Take a peek at the Second Year Roadmap.
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    Second year is the time to create strong academic habits, let us help!
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    Now that you’ve explored the wide range of involvement options,
    take it a step further to get engaged with a few experiences.
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    Be prepared to commit to a major that best fits you
    and your overall goals—find it, own it, and use it!
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    Now that you’re more independent, make your best financial decisions
    and learn key skills. Learn more

Helping you make the most out of your second year at the University of Minnesota

Second Year Roadmap

Summer To Do List

Summer is a great time to...

  • Start making a plan for next year,
  • get career fair ready,
  • reflect on freshman year,
  • get engaged in research,
  • research study abroad programs,
  • explore majors... and more!

Second Year Experience Student Board

Now Accepting Applications

The SYE student board is responsible for communicating and creating ways for second-year students to connect with their peers and engage on campus. Keep an eye out for SYE Student Board hosted events that highlight themes of engagement, academics, and community!



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  • Last modified on August 1, 2017