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college essentials 2013-2014 1 Video games Ramen noodles Mac ‘n cheese Frozen pizza Wii • Board games Deck of cards • dice plastic Silverware Energy drinks • Pop Blended coffee drinks Gummi worms Licorice • Chocolate Microwave popcorn Potato chips • Nachos Flip flops • Music Winter jacket • boots Soap • bedding Toothbrush • Toothpaste Shampoo • Conditioner DVDs • DVD player Digital camera Bathrobe • Towels Shower caddy • Loofah Driver’s license Flat screen TV An open mind • Enthusiasm iPod • Cell phone Phone charger Nail clipper • Lotion Ice cream pop tarts • Posters Floss • Retainer Baseball caps Ponytail holders Pajamas • Gym shorts Sweatpants Underwear • Socks Laundry soap • Fabric softener Stapler • Scissors Markers • Crayons Pens • Pencils • tape Thermometer • Medicine lots of aspirin Heat pack • Bandages 2 sandals • Tennis shoes Comforter • favorite pillow Extension cords Q-tips • Cotton balls 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 across in 8 minutes • A degree recognized and respected by worldwide employers 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. clothes Hangers alarm clock Rugs and Blankets Clothes drying rack Coffee • Coffee • Coffee lots of cereal Dish soap • scrubbers Bowls • Cups • plates Fan • Air freshener Gum and mints Plants • Music The only thing we can’t fit into this tiny format is our degree. Dry erase board True story. It’s big enough to be recognized all over the world. Mirror • Pictures 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. bean bag chair Paper clips • calendar Flashlight • night light Printer • Paper Ink cartridges • flash drives Paper towels • Kleenex Backpack • Blank CDs Swim suits • Sweatshirts Jeans • T-shirts some Dress clothes One nice suit Ramen noodles Mac ’n cheese • Frozen pizza Energy drinks • Pop Blended coffee drinks Gummi worms • Licorice Chocolate Microwave popcorn Potato chips • Nachos Flip flops • Music Winter jacket • boots Soap • bedding Toothbrush Toothpaste • Shampoo Conditioner 1 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* Accounting* Agricultural Business Applied Studies* Respiratory Care Self-Designed Program Agricultural Systems Management Bio-fuels & Renewable Energy Technology Farm & Ranch Management Power & Machinery Precision Agriculture Aviation+ Agricultural Aviation Law Enforcement Aviation Natural Resources Aviation Agronomy Agronomic Science Crop Production Communication* Communication Studies Organizational Communication & Public Relations Writing Animal Science Animal Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine Applied Health (B.A.H.)* Biology Business Management* Criminal Justice Corrections Law Enforcement Early Childhood Education Primary Education Program Management 2 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 Quality Management (B.M.M.)* Software Engineering Sport & Recreation Management Minors 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. 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 Not your typical classroom... • Prescribed burns at Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge 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: • 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 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 • 8 Business research with faculty in the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Center or the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) 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 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. • Career Services • Counseling Services • Disability Services • Diversity & Multicultural Affairs • Residential Life & Security Services • Student Health Services • Tutoring Labs • Veterans’ Services 10 11 Your career starts now. 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. 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. 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 Student-toFaculty ratio Everything you need to know before you go. 18:1 (Information based on fall 2012 enrollment) 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 Degrees 28 36 20 11 majors concentration _minors areas online degrees Accreditation Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 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. On-campus housing 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 residence halls 80 % of first-year freshmen live on campus Recent additions and improvements 14 • 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 57 % of classes have fewer than 20 students 81 % have fewer than 30 students Geographic representation % 33 from out- of-state 43 states and 20 countries represented 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: Attend women’s soccer games 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. Rent sleeping bags, tents and go camping staff vs. student showdown go ice fishing Go for a bike ride foosball snow shoe • Ski Go horseback riding Sip a hot cup of coffee at the Golden Eagle Grind Participate in homecoming 16 ice skating Shoot some pool between classes 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 Apply for admission September 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 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 Apply for financial aid February 15 March 1 Deadline to apply for specialty scholarships Recommended deadline to apply for financial aid March Select a date to register March Apply for on-campus housing May Register for classes June Send Crookston your final high school transcript 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 email@example.com umcrookston.edu/visit Online Learning (Center for Adult Learning) 218.281.8681 • 1.800.862.6466 ext 8681 umcrookston.edu/online Disability Services 218.281.8587 umcrookston.edu/ccs/disability Financial Aid 218.281.8020 firstname.lastname@example.org umcrookston.edu/financialaid International Programs 218.281.8442 email@example.com umcrookston.edu/international Residential Life & Security Services 218.281.8531 umcrookston.edu/reslife Student Experience & Parent Coordinator 218.281.8570 umcrookston.edu/studentexperience 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 Ramen noodles Mac ‘n cheese Frozen pizza Energy drinks • Pop Blended coffee drinks Gummi worms Licorice • Chocolate Microwave popcorn Potato chips • Nachos Flip flops • Music Winter jacket • boots Soap • bedding Toothbrush • Toothpaste 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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