Events

Transfer Connections calendar highlights

Semester at-a-Glance: Below are our signature events and activities. These vary from year to year, so all participants receive full calendars in our monthly newsletters and email reminders.

March-July

  • Transfer Connections Mentee fall admit applications available

August

  • Mentee applications due
  • Mentor groups finalized and announced

September

  • Transfer Connections Fall Kickoff welcome event for mentors and mentees
  • Annual Transfer Connections Photo Scavenger hunt begins
  • Cider Mill Outing social visit to a local cider mill and corn maze
  • Transfer Connections Monthly Coffee Social
  • Complete entrance survey to share first impressions
  • Scheduled 1 on 1 meeting with mentor

October

  • Photo Scavenger Hunt awards announced
  • [How Not to Waste Your] First Summer at UM interactive workshop to help students learn more internships, research and volunteering deadlines and prepare for these opportunities
  • Stressbusters and Study Skills Workshop learn tips to stay healthy, learn time management and study skills, enjoy food, chair massages and de-stress activities 
  • Transfer Connections Monthly Coffee Social
  • Scheduled 1 on 1 meeting with mentor

November

  • Law School Interactive Tour annual event hosted by faculty/staff mentors and law school professionals, visit the law quad, see residence halls and enjoy dinner in the Lawyer's Club
  • Scheduled 1 on 1 meeting with mentor
  • Transfer Connections Monthly Coffee Social

December

  • Complete midyear survey for participant feedback/inform of winter semester participation
  • Transfer Connections winter admit applications available

January

  • Transfer Connections Winter Kickoff welcome event for mentors and mentees
  • Recruitment and selection begins for Transfer Connections Mentors
  • Research and Publication Workshop

February

  • Medical School Interactive Tour Q&A with current medical and pre-med students, the admissions dean and attend a lab tour.
  • Movie night
  • Sporting Event
  • Transfer Connections Monthly Coffee Social

March

  • Arts Performance
  • Resume Workshop
  • Transfer Connections Monthly Coffee Social

April

  • Closing Celebration/farewell event