Oct 30, 2020 by 11:59 pm for regular full-term classes
Oct 20, 2020 by 11:59 pm for first seven-week session (A term) classes
Reminder: Changes to the Academic Calendar
Campus academic calendars are adjusted to conclude all in-person instruction by Wednesday, November 26, the day before Thanksgiving. Spring break on the Twin Cities campus will be April 5-9, 2021.
COVID-19 Saliva Testing Program
This Saliva Testing Program provides an additional option for you to access COVID-19 testing. One mail order saliva test from Vault Health will be provided at no cost. This test is optional. Faculty, staff and students should receive their unique code for their test this week.
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Academics & Career
Fall into Your Major: Exploration Week Workshop Series
Join the Center for Academic Planning & Exploration October 26 - 30 for Fall Into Your Major Workshop series, a week of workshops about exploring majors, exploring your interests, connecting majors to careers, and more.
Major Network Peer Mentorship Program
Love your major? Looking for a major you’ll love? Join the Major Network as a mentor to share your experiences with students who are interested in your major. Join as a mentee to get the inside scoop on majors from the students who are in them. Apply today!
Register for the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium
Register for the Undergraduate Research Symposium to share your research, scholarly, and creative projects virtually with the University community. The deadline to register is Friday, November 20.
Student Unions & Activities, in partnership with MISA and COGS, is presenting our brand new Virtual Pen Pals event that gives students the opportunity to reach out to upperclassmen and graduate students.
Walking the Talk
Many CLA graduates are working to influence change, especially in the arena of racial justice. Join us for a conversation on the impact they’re having and how we can all be agents of change on October 22 at 12pm via Zoom.
Join the China Bridge Challenge Case Competition
In the new China Bridge Challenge, student teams will identify a common issue faced by the U.S. and China and find a solution that balances the interests of both countries. The winning team will receive $6,000.
Health & Wellness
Grief Group for Parent and Sibling Loss
Student Counseling Services is hosting a Zoom group to bring students together who have experienced loss of a parent or sibling, to share and be supported by each other. Weekly on Thursdays 3 to 4:30 p.m. If you are interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Input Needed for Public Transit Improvements
Washington County Public Works is leading a study to analyze existing and emerging needs for east-west transit service on Highway 36 between Stillwater and downtown Minneapolis. If you commute from eastern suburbs, share your feedback.