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Getting Connected Days

Welcome to Minnesota West  -  Classes begin August 21!

We are looking forward to the semester start and would like to invite you to be a part of Getting ConnectedRSVP is not necessary.

**During the first week of classes, all bookstores will be offering 25% off imprinted Minnesota West apparel and merchandise.
Campus Activities

Canby Campus

Monday, August 21, 2017
8:30 a.m. -  Student Welcome in the commons
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. - Ice cream floats with faculty on the patio

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Student Senate snack bar and information table
12:00 Noon - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) in Room 106
1:00 p.m. - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) in Room 106

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Getting Connected Day
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Vendors, prizes every 15 minutes and mixer bingo cards
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Free Lunch in commons
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Guest speaker, Tasha Schuh, in the cafeteria/commons

Thursday, August 24, 2017
10:00 a.m. - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) in Room 106


Granite Falls Campus

Monday, August 21, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Ice cream floats with faculty by front entrance
12:00 Noon - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) in Room 113

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Student Senate snack bar and information table in student commons

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Getting Connected Day
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Vendors, prizes every 15 minutes and mixer bingo cards in pit area
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon - Free Lunch - cafeteria
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Guest Speaker, Tasha Schuh, Room TBA
1:00 p.m. - Grand prize giveaway


Jackson Campus

Monday, August 21, 2017
12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) - LARC, Room Y121

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) - LARC, Room Y121

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Getting Connected Day - Commons
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Rolls & coffee
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Visit business displays
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Free lunch, bingo, prizes


Pipestone Campus

Monday, August 21, 2017
Morning - Coffee and donuts - morning
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) in Room 203
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Snack Bar

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. -  Pop & popcorn

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Get Connected Day  -  Room 127
11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. - Speed bingo & prizes, free lunch, speaker, grand prize giveaway, information table


Worthington Campus

Monday, August 21, 2017
9;00 a.m. - 11:00  a.m. - Student Senate Greeting table with snacks and door prizes in Student Services lobby
10:00 a.m. - Noon – Free popcorn at Law Enforcement program table in Student Services lobby to register students for September blood drive

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
11:00 a.m. - Noon and 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Meet the new LARC tutoring staff in the campus library.  Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, GradesFirst and Q&A)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Getting Connected Day
8:00 a.m. to closing - Scavenger Hunt in LARC
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Local merchants and organizations in Administration/Classroom Building. Free lunch and door prizes

Thursday, August 24, 2017
11:00 a.m. - Noon and 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Meet the new LARC tutoring staff in the campus library.  Refresh Session (D2L Brightspace, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, GradesFirst and Q&A)


Luverne Center

Monday, August 21, 2017
Morning - Student Welcome and faculty introduction - Rolls or muffins, juice, coffee in Room 208 & 209

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Ice cream treats - Student Services area

Wednesday August 23, 2017
Getting Connected Day
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. - Explore downtown Luverne
11:55 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. - Lunch in Student Services area
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Tasha Schuh presentation in Room 208 & 209
Prizes to follow

Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Decorate a cookie or cupcake in Student Services area

Refresh Session (D2L, eServices, Financial Aid, Smarthinking, etc.) throughout the week in the Computer Lab