College BoUND Newsletter

Informational newsletter from the UND Office of Admissions

Feast and Festivity

Categories: About UND, Events

In February, UND held the 56th annual Feast of Nations. This celebration of diversity brings together UND students and the Greater Grand Forks community and has grown into the biggest multicultural event in the region. Feast of Nations is just one of the events UND offers students to celebrate different cultures and their diversity. Check out […]

Students Experience UND Firsthand at Admitted Student Day

Categories: Admissions, Events

Last month, more than 200 prospective students and their parents joined us for Admitted Student Day. During this event, students got the chance to experience what life would be like if they attended UND in the future. The students listened to several speakers including UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert and a young alum, Cassie […]

UND: Your Time to Lead Event

Categories: Admissions, Events

It’s college decision time! If you and your student are from the Minneapolis area, we’d love to spend an afternoon with you and help you decide on UND. On Sunday, April 15, we’ll be at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel for the exclusive UND: Your Time to Lead event. At this event, your student will hear from some […]

UND Wants to Crash Your Grad Party

Categories: Admissions

Each year the Office of Admissions welcomes a few students to UND by surprising them at their high school graduation parties. We look for students who are eager to attend UND in the fall and are up for anything. Check out the video of last year’s grad party crashes and nominate your student to get […]

Honors Program Creates New Leadership Track

Categories: About UND

The University Honors Program combines the love of learning with the desire to positively impact the world. With Honors, your student will be part of a stimulating learning program that emphasizes a close-knit community, active learning and preparing for the future. And there’s no better time for your student to join the program! Starting in Fall 2018, […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 1 Freshman Scholarship Priority Deadline

Categories: Admissions

The priority deadline for freshman automatic scholarships has been extended to March 1. Even if your student was awarded a scholarship when they were admitted, there’s still time for them receive a higher award. Whether or not your student was already awarded an automatic scholarship, if their GPA and/or ACT/SAT scores have improved since they applied, we […]

Win a $1,000 Tuition Waiver at UND Admitted Student Day

Categories: Admissions, Events

What student wouldn’t want an extra $1,000 toward tuition? If your son or daughter attends UND Admitted Student Day on Friday, March 2, he or she could win a $1,000 UND tuition waiver. Ten lucky students attending the event will be selected through a random drawing to each receive a $1,000 UND waiver. The students must be […]

Help Navigate College with 1stG

Categories: Admissions

Is your student the first one in the family to attend a four-year college? UND recently started a new first-generation student initiative to help new students navigate college life. UND 1st G links first-generation college students with UND faculty, administrators and staff in the College of Arts & Sciences who were themselves first-generation college students. Being the […]

Chili Challenge: Just One Reason Why Living on Campus is Hot

Categories: About UND, Events

Each fall at UND, the annual Chili Challenge is held at Wilkerson Commons. Take a look at students breaking into a sweat while sampling the different varieties of hot, spicy chill in the hopes of winning a T-shirt. And it’s just one of the many traditions we have that makes living on campus so much […]

Transition to UND Starts with Orientation

Categories: Admissions

Does your student want to get a feel for life at UND before classes start in August? New Student Orientation is a great way for him or her to connect with future classmates, visit with faculty and student service departments, and get registered for the first semester of classes. Check out this video to get […]