There are many first year resources and opportunities at UM. Watch as third-year architecture student Sari talks about her U1 experience, from new friends to student supports.

U1 will not add any time or cost to your degree. It serves as year 1 of any three or four-year degree.

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    First year planning

    From the time you accept your offer to your first day of classes, the First Year Planning Guide will be a go-to resource with essential information on how to select and register for your courses and complete other items on the new student checklist.

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    Next steps for new students

    Once you've applied, our next steps series will cover everything you need to know about becoming a UM student. These pre-recorded and live-streamed sessions will walk you through everything you need to know before you begin, from university terminology to financial planning.

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    Virtual Advising Help Desk

    You won't have to navigate your first year on your own! The Virtual Advising Help Desk can help with general questions about UM – services and support offices, opportunities for students and where to find UM rules and policies.

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    Welcome programming

    For each term, UM offers a number of activities planned to provide you with all the info you’ll need as you begin university studies. Discover all the great supports we have at UM, get academic prep and explore opportunities to connect with other students at UM.

Contact us

Undergraduate Student Recruitment
4th floor UMSU University Centre
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Toll free: 1-800-224-7713 ext:8808