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The resources and links below correspond with GEAR 1 modules. Bookmark this page so you can use it whenever you need it! 

Important COVID-19 resources

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Module 1: Welcome to the University of Minnesota

First Steps Checklist

Activate Your Internet ID and Email Address

Get to know Duo, the University's added layer of securty to protect your information online

IT Helplines

Access MyU

Explore One Stop

Get to Know International Student Services

For Duluth students: International Student Online Orientation (mandatory for all incoming UMD international students)

For Twin Cities students: International Student Preparatory Course (mandatory for all incoming UMN international students)

Confirm Your Health Insurance Coverage

Immunization Requirements

Learn How to Register for Courses

Plan to Get a U Card

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Module 2: Minnesota Life

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Module 3: Tuition and Funding

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Module 4: Being a Graduate Student

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Module 6: Planning After Year 1

Exploring Research Topics

As a graduate student, you can access free subscriptions with the following online assessment tools for academic and professional development: