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Thursday, August 21, 2014

All Day Event International Student Orientation
08:30 AM Faculty Workshop: APLUS Advising Tool
08:30 AM Returning Student Computer Pick-Up
03:00 PM Annual Faculty and Staff Golf Scramble
04:00 PM Res Life: Early Check-in Time for New Students (Appointment Needed)

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Residential Life Check-in Procedures. Welcome to UMC!

Thursday, August 21: New students: If you need additional time for housing check-in,we offer an early check-in time on Thursday, August 21st from 4:00pm-9:00pm. Please contact our office to make prior arrangements at 218-281-8531 or email

Friday, August 22: Residence halls will open for new students on Friday, August 22nd at 8:00 am. After arriving on-campus, please check-in at Centennial Hall for your key and additional housing information. If you arrive after the front desk is closed, please call 218-289-0604 for check-in assistance. A housing contract and $50 application fee is required from an admitted student in order to be placed in on campus housing.

Sunday, August 24: Returning students may move into the halls on Sunday, August 24th beginning at 12:00 pm. A housing contract and $50 application fee is required in order to be placed in on campus housing. Fall Student Athletes: Please contact your coach for information regarding pre-season move-in.

Any students needing to arrive any earlier than the dates listed above must register in advance and pay a nightly fee which can be charged to the student's account. Please call Residential Life at 218-281-8531 for more information or email

New Standard Issue Laptop Computer for Students for 2014-15

hp_elitebook_840.jpgThis fall, students will be issued a new standard model laptop/notebook computer.

New students will be issued their computers on Monday, August 25, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Refer to this schedule.  

Returning students can pick up their new computers Monday, August 18 through Friday, August 22, and on Tuesday, August 26.

The new machines are the HP EliteBook 840 G1 Notebook PC (Ultrabook). Specifications of this model include:
  • Intel i5-4200U (1.6GHz w/turbo, 3MB cache) processor
  • 180 GB solid-state hard drive
  • 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM memory
  • 14.0 inch LED HD+ SVA anti-glare flat touch display (1600x900)
  • Intel 4400 HD graphics
  • Integrated HD webcam
  • Back-lit DualPoint keyboard
  • Intel 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB 3.0
  • Integrated fingerprint reader
  • 3-cell 50Whr battery
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit operating system
  • 3-year standard warranty
  • 3-year accidental damage warranty
  • 3-year defective media retention warranty
  • 3-year battery warranty

Welcome to the University of Minnesota Crookston!

Welcome to UMC 2011+ copy.jpgThe University of Minnesota Crookston welcomes visitors to the campus

If you would like to explore the possibility of attending U of M Crookston, please visit the Admissions Office located in 170 Owen Hall, or check out our Admissions Web page.

To schedule a campus tour, please call   1-800-UMC-MINN (1-800-862-6466) or 218-281-8569.

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