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About the Orientation Program
- Your UMD student information: Student ID number, UMD Internet ID, & password
- Laptop or Tablet Computer: Used to search and register for classes
- Identification: A government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license, state ID, or passport
From I-35: Follow I-35 North to the 21st Avenue East exit (#258). Follow 21st Avenue East to Woodland Avenue (top of the hill). Turn right onto Woodland Ave. Continue on Woodland Ave to W St. Marie St. Turn left on W St. Marie St. UMD will be on your left. Turn left onto University Drive and park in the Pay Lot which will be on your right. Follow the outdoor and indoor signs for the Advisement & Registration Program.
From Central Minnesota (Range Cities): Follow Highway 53 (Miller Trunk Highway) to Arrowhead Road (stop light just past Menards). Turn left onto Arrowhead Road. Continue on Arrowhead Road to Woodland Ave (approximately 5 miles). Turn right on Woodland Ave. Travel on Woodland and turn right at W St. Marie St. Soon UMD will be on your left. Turn left onto University Drive. Follow the end of “From I-35” directions above.
From Wisconsin via Superior: Take Highway 53 to Duluth. Take the I-35 North exit and follow the "From I-35" directions above.
From Northern MN via Two Harbors: Take Highway 61 to Duluth and turn right onto 21st Avenue East. Follow "From I-35" directions above starting with, "Follow 21st Ave East to Woodland Avenue (top of hill)."
Parking: We offer free parking! You will park in Pay Lot G on University Drive (off St. Marie street) and do not need a pass. Student Advisors will greet and direct you to your check-in location. Meters are enforced all year long.