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

Welcome to Your Second Year!

We are excited to welcome you to the Second Year Experience at the University of Minnesota! Now that you have completed your first year of college, we are here to make sure your second year is just as great. On this website, you will find the Second Year Roadmap. This is in place to guide you month by month during your second year. There will be major and career resources financial information, tips for getting started when thinking about studying abroad, and more! Check in each month to see what you can be doing to make the most of your second year!

Second Year Celebration Week April 13-17

Congratulations, the end of year two at the U of M is near. Wherever you are on your path to graduation, celebrate the milestone of completing your second year! Join us virtually during Second Year Celebration Week, April 13-17.

This week of events, hosted by various offices and departments, will provide educational, social, and celebratory experiences to conclude the year.

See Celebration Week Activities ⇨




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