During Bulldog Welcome Week you will become familiar with UMD's academic expectations, make new friends, meet faculty and staff, explore the campus, and get connected to UMD.

What to Expect

Bulldog Welcome Week begins with move-in on Thursday, August 29 and continues through the first week of classes. New first year students are required to attend the Bulldog Welcome Week events starting on Friday August 30 and continuing through September 2, 2013.

Bulldog Welcome Week is a great way to dive into your UMD experience! During the long weekend, you will:

  • become more familiar with UMD's academic expectations
  • make many new friends including other new students and current UMD student leaders
  • meet faculty and staff
  • learn some tips for keeping on top of your finances during college
  • connect with student organizations, campus activities and ways to get involved
  • get to know the campus and campus resources
  • explore the city of Duluth
  • get connected to UMD!

More great activities for all students will continue through September 3 - September 9. For more information please visit the Kirby Student Center website.

Transfer Students

Bulldog Welcome Week is a blast! We strongly encourage you to sign up for a Rockgroup and participate in the full week of events and activities from August 29 - September 2, 2013. If you can't commit to the full week, we look forward to meeting you at the mandatory events for all transfer students.

All transfer students are required to attend their Collegiate Unit Welcome and the Chancellor's Convocation on Friday, August 30, 2013. Transfer students are also required to attend both Bulldog Welcome Week workshops and Transfer Student Connect on Monday, September 2.

Mandatory Events for Transfer Students

Friday, August 30, 2013

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
College Welcome
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Chancellor's Welcome & Convocation

Monday, September 2, 2013

9:45 am - 10:45 am
Workshop #1
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Workshop #2
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Transfer Student Connect


Please check-in and register for BWW. You may check in at either of the following locations:

  • Thursday, August 29
    Kirby Ballroom
    8 - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, August 30
    Kirby Rafters
    11 - 12:30 p.m.

BWW Workshop Registration

We will contact you as soon as registration is open.