College BoUND Newsletter

Informational newsletter from the UND Office of Admissions

On our Honors: Program puts students in demand

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Smart and motivated. That might just sum up some of the most recent UND freshman classes. The latest group of 1,683 students racked up an average GPA of 3.50. That makes us smile! With so many high achievers joining the UND family, now is the perfect time to tell you about our enhanced Honors Program — a program […]

Students take fast track to master’s degree

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College graduates who dream of landing a high-level job at premium pay straight out of school can increase their chances by putting an extra “M” (for master’s) on their resume. Of course, they have to earn it first. They can do just that — while also saving time and money — if they choose to […]

Freshman earns prestigious NASA internship

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Striding to the throwing circle, with all eyes upon him, Andy Samuel keeps his composure, even as the adrenaline surges. “I made the finals, and I kind of had a feeling I was going to get a big mark that day,” Samuel said. He hurled the 35-pound ball some 58 feet. It was a top-three […]

Explore a day in the life at Admitted Student Day

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Up until now, your high school student hasn’t had to think too hard about where they’ll eat, sleep, study or chill with friends for a night of popcorn and Netflix. More often than not, the answer has been right at home. It’s been pretty easy, but figuring out where home is going to be for […]

Feb. 1 deadline for 2020-21 financial aid

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Just when your student thinks they 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 the 2020-21 academic year. All your student needs to do is gather the family’s 2018 tax forms and log onto FAFSA.gov. The priority deadline is Feb. 1, but the […]

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 […]