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college essentials 2013-2014 1 Mac ‘n cheese Frozen pizza Licorice • Chocolate Microwave popcorn Ramen noodles Wii • Board games plastic Silverware Mac ‘n Cheese. Laundry detergent. Cookies. They’re the little things that make up a huge part of college life. Seriously. When you’re hungry at 1 a.m., you need 99¢ of sustenance. When your clothes are dirty, you need to somehow make them clean again. It’s these little things that make all the difference. Like: • 19 students in a class • 18-1 student-faculty ratio • A campus you can walk Video games Q-tips • Cotton balls Deck of cards • dice Gummi worms Potato chips • Nachos Blended coffee drinks Energy drinks • Pop clothes Hangers alarm clock Rugs and Blankets Coffee • Coffee • Coffee Flip flops • Music Toothbrush • Toothpaste Clothes drying rack Soap • bedding Winter jacket • boots Bowls • Cups • plates Dish soap • scrubbers lots of cereal DVDs • DVD player Shower caddy • Loofah Shampoo • Conditioner Bathrobe • Towels Digital camera Gum and mints Plants • Music Dry erase board Mirror • Pictures Fan • Air freshener The only thing we can’t fit into this tiny format is our degree. True story. It’s big enough to be recognized all over the world. A degree from the University of Minnesota is valued around the globe and not just by other intellectuals and academics—by every major employer who wants to hire the best and brightest. Otherwise known as you. An open mind • Enthusiasm Flat screen TV iPod • Cell phone Nail clipper • Lotion Driver’s license bean bag chair Paper clips • calendar Flashlight • night light Phone charger Ink cartridges • flash drives Printer • Paper Backpack • Blank CDs Swim suits • Sweatshirts Ice cream pop tarts • Posters across in 8 minutes • A degree recognized and respected by worldwide employers Paper towels • Kleenex Jeans • T-shirts Floss • Retainer Pajamas • Gym shorts Ponytail holders Baseball caps Underwear • Socks Markers • Crayons Pens • Pencils • tape Thermometer • Medicine Sweatpants Laundry soap • Fabric softener Stapler • Scissors These things are a big deal if you want the opportunity to really get to know your professors, to fully participate in hands-on, get out and do something discoveries and to build your career. One nice suit Mac ’n cheese • Frozen pizza some Dress clothes Ramen noodles Blended coffee drinks Gummi worms • Licorice Energy drinks • Pop Chocolate Microwave popcorn Potato chips • Nachos Flip flops • Music lots of aspirin Heat pack • Bandages Soap • bedding Toothpaste • Shampoo Winter jacket • boots Extension cords Comforter • favorite pillow 2 sandals • Tennis shoes Toothbrush 1 Conditioner You’re going to need a major. But not on day one. College is no small affair. It’s for the rest of your life. But that doesn’t mean you need to know what you’re going to do for the rest of your life on your first day of class. Just figure out what you like to do, and we’ll help turn that into what you get to do. Check out the various degree programs you can choose from at UMC: Elementary Education Environmental Sciences Agricultural & Environmental Stewardship Environmental Ecology Environmental Health Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry Individualized Environmental Sciences Water Quality Equine Science Equine Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine Golf & Turf Management Finance* Health Management* Quality Management (B.M.M.)* Software Engineering Sport & Recreation Management Minors Accounting* Agricultural Business Agricultural Systems Management Bio-fuels & Renewable Energy Technology Farm & Ranch Management Power & Machinery Precision Agriculture Agronomy Agronomic Science Crop Production Animal Science Animal Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine Applied Health (B.A.H.)* Applied Studies* Respiratory Care Self-Designed Program Aviation+ Agricultural Aviation Law Enforcement Aviation Natural Resources Aviation Biology Business Management* Communication* Communication Studies Organizational Communication & Public Relations Writing Criminal Justice Corrections Law Enforcement Early Childhood Education Primary Education Program Management Health Sciences (Pre-Professional) Horticulture Environmental Landscaping Production Horticulture Information Technology Management* Manufacturing Management (B.M.M.)* Marketing* Natural Resources Natural Resources Law Enforcement Natural Resources Management Park Management Water Resource Management Wildlife Management Accounting* Agricultural Business Agricultural Systems Management Agronomy Animal Science Biology Business Management* Chemistry Coaching Communication* Criminal Justice Entrepreneurship* Environmental Sciences Equine Science Finance* Horticulture Humanities Information Technology Management Marketing* Music Program Option Air Force ROTC * Online option available + Collaborative program with another institution All programs are Bachelor of Science unless otherwise noted. 2 3 Learn. Then do. At the U of M Crookston research, volunteer and other experiences are built right into your coursework. You do a lot beyond the classroom. You do. You’ll work directly with tools of your intended trade. You may find yourself in a laboratory, plane cockpit, a field, forest, barn, riding ring, ag processing facility, computer help desk, business board room, software engineering firm or corporate office. You’ll plan, develop and implement projects that fit your career field with supervised training—all to develop confidence and skills to dive right in to your own career. This technology-driven, career-oriented approach means you graduate with an edge. So whether you kick-start your career or continue learning in grad school, you’ll be ready. 4 5 • Projects to analyze advertising, public relations, journalism and new media for real clients • The only bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in the University of Minnesota system • Teaching experience with the Early Childhood Development Center and regional schools • Flight training • Prescribed burns at Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge • Tree planting at Chippewa National Forest • Plant propagation • Designing urban and environmental landscapes • Award-winning judging teams in crops, livestock, dairy and equine • Equine breeding, training and showing • The only Collegiate FFA chapter in Minnesota • A new informatics lab that offers some of the most advanced visualization and computer graphics technologies available • Developing and implementing a business plan for an Equine Center • The only bachelor’s-level software engineering program in the University of Minnesota system • Academic initiatives with Microsoft, Oracle and IBM • Enactus outreach projects in business, entrepreneurship and marketing Not your typical classroom... You won’t spend all your time perched in a desk here. Curriculum is designed around experiential learning. Depending on your major, you get these opportunities: 6 7 Real research to solve real challenges... The right knowledge, guided by the right hands, will solve our world’s toughest problems—and dilemmas in our own backyard. U of M Crookston students are preparing to take part, beginning with hands-on work such as: • Involvement in faculty research on biofuels, energy conservation, dairy cattle nutrition and food alternatives, and equine exercise physiology • Studying greenhouse gas emissions • Working with solar and wind energy • Conducting wildlife census counts from an aircraft • Grant-funded large scale biology and other sciences research • Presenting research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) • Helping regional entrepreneurs develop marketing plans • Business research with faculty in the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Center or the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) 8 9 Class time, lab time, study time and, just like they say, the time of your life. College truly can be the time of your life, while you do what you came here for: to get an education. We help you enjoy the experience and reach your goals, with services like: • Academic Assistance Center • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Services • Career Services • Counseling Services • Disability Services • Diversity & Multicultural Affairs • Residential Life & Security Services • Student Health Services • Tutoring Labs • Veterans’ Services Tech-savvy: you’ll have it. Welcome to “Laptop U,” where you’re equipped with a laptop computer from day one. Here, your professors and classmates are tech-savvy, wi-fi is everywhere, and learning happens through simulations, games and video presentations – and you’re ready to tap into it all with your laptop. And when you graduate, you’ll have the technology knowledge and skills employers are looking for. 10 11 Your career starts now. Our career placement focus centers on the time when you won’t even be on our campus. As a University of Minnesota Crookston alum, you’ll be competitive in the global economy. More than 87 percent of graduates gain full-time employment or enroll in graduate or professional school within one year of graduation. Of course we’ll miss you, but we’ll follow your career with pride. And you’re welcome to come back and visit, always. Internships. See how you fit in through great internship opportunities with a myriad of firms, from small businesses in our backyard to Fortune 500 companies, schools, NCAA and professional sports teams and whatever type of place you see yourself working someday. Solid first step... Going on? U of M Crookston students get fully prepared and can meet all the requirements to apply to dental, medical, chiropractic or veterinarian school or go on for more education in nursing, optometry, occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy and more. 12 13 Everything you need to know before you go. (Information based on fall 2012 enrollment) 18:1 Student-toFaculty ratio Degrees 28 36 20 11 majors concentration _minors areas online degrees Estimated Cost of Attendance 2013-2014* Expense MN, National & International Tuition and Fees (based on flat-rate for 13 credits or more).....................$11,455.50* Room and Board (based on Skyberg Hall & 19 meals/week)..................... $7,018.00 Total ............................................................................................................$18,473.50 Information based on fall 2012 enrollment *Tuition & fees are based on a flat-rate for full-time enrollment of 13 credits or more and include the required University Fee, Student Services Fee and Technology Fee. U of M Crookston does not charge higher rates for out of state or international students. Accreditation Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Campus 40 buildings on 237 acres Undergraduate population: Total: 1,802 degree-seeking African American......... 7.7% American Indian..........1.7% Asian/Pacific............... 2.6% Chicano/Latino............ 2.2% White........................... 75.1% International.................7.9% Not reported................ 2.5% 5 On-campus housing Geographic representation % 33 from out- residence halls of-state 43 states and 20 countries represented of first-year freshmen live on campus 80 % Recent additions and improvements • Kiehle Auditorium & Building (2002) • Student Center (2005) • Centennial Hall (2006) • Ed Widseth Field upgrades (2007) • Lysaker Gym Floor (2007) • Evergreen Hall (2009) • Heritage Hall (2013) Class size 14 57 % of classes have fewer than 20 students 81 % have fewer than 30 students 87 Career placement % of graduates reported they gained full-time employment or admission into graduate school within one year of graduation 15 You can be the star athlete or the student government president. But we’d prefer if you were just you. Having fun isn’t a requirement, but we’d certainly recommend it. The U of M Crookston has more than 40 on-campus clubs and organizations, plus yearround activities for every interest. There’s no excuse for boredom in college. Get out and do something, like: Campus life is the best life! Let’s talk convenience. When you visit campus you’ll see some of the best residence halls you’ll find anywhere with conveniences like exercise rooms, study rooms, game rooms and meeting spaces. There’s a definite wow factor. Plus, all your friends are right next door! Research shows that students who live on campus perform better academically and are happier with their college experience. That’s definitely true here. soccer games tents and go camping Attend women’s Rent sleeping bags, staff vs. student showdown go ice fishing foosball Go horseback riding Sip a hot cup of coffee at the Golden Eagle Grind Go for a bike ride snow shoe • Ski Participate in 16 ice skating Shoot some pool between classes homecoming 17 It’s a small world after all. Really. At the University of Minnesota Crookston we value diversity. Your roommates, classmates and friends might also call Minnesota, Alaska, California, Canada, South Korea or China home. Learning the culture and views of friends from 20 countries and 43 states not only helps you better understand the world, it helps you understand yourself and how your piece fits into the puzzle of global society. Get involved in the many multicultural and international programs on campus, and you’ll see how easy it is to make friends from across the planet. Want to get away for a summer, a semester, a year? Take your pick of 300 options in 67 countries. Study, intern, volunteer, play, explore— here or anywhere. But don’t just be here or there. Live. 18 19 Show your skills or sound your scream. Be a cheering fan or a student-athlete. The campus competes in NCAA Division II athletics in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) and the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). Menâ€™s athletics: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf Womenâ€™s athletics: Basketball, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball 20 21 22 23 Recommended Timeline September Apply for admission January Apply for specialty scholarships January 1 Recommended deadline to apply for admission* *Students may still apply for admission after January 1. However, to be eligible to apply for Specialty Scholarships, students must be admitted to the Crookston campus prior to February 1. February February 15 March 1 March March May June Apply for financial aid Deadline to apply for specialty scholarships Recommended deadline to apply for financial aid Select a date to register Apply for on-campus housing Register for classes Send Crookston your final high school transcript What’s it like to go to college here? Come visit, and we’ll show you. If you see prairie to the west and forest to the east, you’re right here. Our campus spans across 237 acres of the fertile Red River Valley in northwestern Minnesota. Campus is connected to the community by a walking path, meaning historic downtown is just a quick walk or bike ride away. 24 25 Let’s chat. Contact us anytime, however you’d like, or check us out online. Admissions Office 218.281.8569 • 1.800.862.6466 firstname.lastname@example.org umcrookston.edu/visit International Programs 218.281.8442 email@example.com umcrookston.edu/international Residential Life & Security Services 218.281.8531 umcrookston.edu/reslife Online Learning (Center for Adult Learning) 218.281.8681 • 1.800.862.6466 ext 8681 umcrookston.edu/online Student Experience & Parent Coordinator 218.281.8570 umcrookston.edu/studentexperience Disability Services 218.281.8587 umcrookston.edu/ccs/disability Financial Aid 218.281.8020 firstname.lastname@example.org umcrookston.edu/financialaid You’ve gotta see this place. The best way to see how you fit in at the U of M Crookston is to come for a visit. First stop: umcrookston.edu/visit Find us on social media: Free Application for Federal Student Aid fafsa.gov Golden Eagle Athletics 218.281.8423 goldeneaglesports.com 26 27 Mac ‘n cheese Frozen pizza Licorice • Chocolate Microwave popcorn Ramen noodles Wii • Board games plastic Silverware Deck of cards • dice Q-tips • Cotton balls Video games Digital camera Shower caddy • Loofah DVDs • DVD player Bathrobe • Towels Conditioner Gummi worms Blended coffee drinks Energy drinks • Pop clothes Hangers Rugs and Blankets Coffee • Coffee • Coffee alarm clock Flat screen TV An open mind • Enthusiasm Driver’s license iPod • Cell phone Nail clipper • Lotion Flip flops • Music Potato chips • Nachos Clothes drying rack Soap • bedding Toothbrush • Toothpaste Winter jacket • boots Bowls • Cups • plates Dish soap • scrubbers lots of cereal Phone charger Start here. Finish big. Small things like mac ‘n cheese, cookies and laundry detergent make a big difference. The U of M Crookston is a place where we pay attention to you. You belong. You go out and do. You get to know your professors, and they get to know you. These essentials all add up to earning a prestigious degree and making your mark on our world. And that’s big. 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