College BoUND Newsletter

Informational newsletter from the UND Office of Admissions

Get on the right track during the New Student Transition

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Your student can begin their transition to UND starting on Feb. 1 at 9 a.m. (CST), when registration officially opens. In this process, your student will sign up to be advised and registered virtually, and will also reserve their spot to attend an on-campus orientation between July 14-24. If your student hasn’t t already done […]

Happy Holidays to our UND family!

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As we look forward to gathering with friends and family this holiday season, we reflect on the most wonderful gift we’ve received from our larger University of North Dakota family. It’s the hard work and dedication from so many that makes this campus and our students thrive. They truly are leaders in action. We hope all will […]

Freshman wants to give gift of hearing

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One day three years ago, when Olivia Taylor was a sophomore in high school, her world expanded. She finally could hear her dog clattering around the house, the A/C humming and cars chugging down the street. She even could hear herself better. That was the day Taylor, now a freshman at the University of North […]

Speaking of scholarships, UND makes it easy

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As soon as students are admitted to UND, they can take advantage of Scholarship Central, our one-stop-shop for scholarships. Incoming freshmen must apply by Feb. 1 to be eligible for awards, but the magical part of it is students can use just one application to apply for more than 800 scholarships! Yes, that means they […]

Be first for scholarships, housing, classes

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The early Fighting Hawk catches more than just worms. Students who take care of their University of North Dakota business now — rather than even a month or two later — have the best chance to catch scholarships and the first choice of housing and courses for fall 2020. Here’s what students need to do […]

Students can select ACT sections to retake

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For the first time since it was developed in 1959, the ACT soon will give students the option to retake individual sections of the college prep exam. You didn’t do so hot on math? It wasn’t your day for science? Or maybe you want to boost your reading score without jeopardizing your perfect score in […]

Go FAFSA for best chance at financial aid

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Just when your student thinks he or she can’t go any FAFSA, they find out they can. The application period is now open for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for academic year 2020-21. All your student needs to do is gather the family’s 2018 tax forms and log onto FAFSA.gov. The priority […]

Top seniors get shot at early nursing admission

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Nurses are in high demand nationwide and the Department of Nursing at the University of North Dakota has educated nurses for over 100 years and continues to produce some of the finest nursing graduates in the nation. Every fall, UND offers high-achieving high school seniors placement in the nursing program through the direct admission program. […]

Freshman class on track for record-setting repeat

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Your students are getting smarter and smarter. First-day enrollment numbers show this year’s freshman class is more academically prepared than ever, breaking an all-time record set just last year. This fall’s incoming freshman class of 1,683 students reported an overall average high school GPA of 3.50, edging out last fall’s class average of 3.46. The […]

Students can win $1,000 at Fall Open House

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The University of North Dakota is opening its doors again for you and your student to experience campus up close and personal. The 2019 Fall Open House is planned for Oct. 17-18. No matter what day you choose, you’ll get a true taste of college life as your student tours the places where they’ll live, […]