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Orientation Details

Location: UMD Bagley Classroom

ATTENDENCE NOTE: All Incoming IBS Graduate Students are expected to fully participate in Orientation Activities. This includes research activities, lab experiments, etc.


Required Incoming IBS Student Training - Due August 15, 2012

*All online training requires the use of your University x.500 ID, which is the same as your email address (without @d.umn.edu) and password. If you encounter any difficulties logging in, please visit the following website: ITSS Student Help.

* You will receive an email when you have successfully completed the required online training. Please forward a copy of that email to: ibs@d.umn.edu


Required Incoming IBS Student Forms - Due August 27, 2012

* These forms should be downloaded, completed, and returned via email to ibs@d.umn.edu

* Check for "Holds" on your myUMD- Look under "One Stop quick view" on left

  • I have a hold on my record and can't register. What should I do?
    Contact the office that placed the hold to see what needs to be done to have the hold removed.
  • The hold on my record is due to a transcript needing to be submitted. What should I do?
    An official copy of the transcript must be sent directly from the previous institution to the Graduate Office of Admissions in 309 Johnston Hall.
  • How do I get a transcript waiver so that I can register?
    Waiver requests are available on the Graduate School website. The completed waiver form must be submitted to the Graduate Office of Admissions in 309 Johnston Hall.

Check Email and Keep in Contact with your Advisor and IBS

Regardless of when your appointment officially begins, it is critical that monitor your UMD email account for important messages from your advisor, Department, or IBS Program. Email is the primary form of communication, and several important messages will need your attention before Orientation Week.