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D3 and D4 invited to the 2015 Metro Dentalcare Open House!
DDS 3 and DDS 4 are invited to attend the Metro Dentalcare our Open House:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
5:00 – 8:30 p.m.
At Metro Dentalcare, we integrate a small team approach to dentistry with the benefits of a group practice.
You’ll begin the evening with an escorted Coach Bus ride from the 3rd Floor of Moos Tower to Metro Dentalcare where you’ll enjoy dinner and learn about our company.
Beer and wine will also be served.
The bus will return you to campus by approximately 8:30 p.m.
We hope you can join us!
3030 Centre Pointe Drive, #100
Roseville, MN 55113
To register for the event
Call Cheryl Binenstock at 612-861-9157 or
Due to limited seating on the bus,
The trip is available to the first 27 students who register.
We look forward to seeing you!
- Check out the latest Dental Lifeline Network newsletter
Campus wide student workshops
Golden Gopher Workshop Database: workshop.umn.edu.
Students can use this site to find workshops and opportunities taking place all over campus. Some require registration, others do not.
DDS 1-4, 2014-2015 estimated cost of attendance
A helpful document outlining the DDS estimated cost of attendance for Summer 2014, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.
- 2015 Postdoctoral MATCH program now accepting applications
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AHC Student Health Benefit Plans are changing
If you are enrolled in the Academic Health Center Student Health Benefit Plan (AHC-SHBP), you should have received a message notifying you that the plan is being discontinued in Fall 2014. Find more information about these changes at: http://www.shb.umn.edu/email/2014/ahc/plan_elimination_TC_032614.html
To waive the benefits this Fall simply access the "Health Plan Coverage" link on www.onestop.umn.edu. All waiver requests for AHC students can be made online for fall semester 2014; there will no longer be a paper form.
Contact One Stop directly at 612-624-1111 if you have additional questions.
10 days notice needed for planned absences from clinic
All Students in Clinic Beginning Summer 2014
Part of our current attendance policy is that planned absences must be submitted 10 working days in advance. Right now, that part of the policy is not enforced. Please note that the Office of Student Affairs and Clinic Scheduling will begin enforcing the 10 day requirement at the beginning of summer semester in May 2014. At that time, all planned absences (i.e., any time you know in advance that you will be absent from clinic, either for excused absences or personal sessions) must be submitted at least 10 working days in advance or your request will be denied.
Why are we starting to enforce this requirement? We’ve seen an increase in the number of last minute schedule changes this year, which is challenging for our clinic schedulers and, ultimately, inconvenient for our patients. Let’s work together to keep this process running smoothly and efficiently. Please see Sara Johnson with questions or feedback.
- Check out ASDA's new Central Groove!
New Outreach Attendance Policy beginning May 12, 2014
Attached is the new Outreach Division Attendance Policy, which will be in effect starting May 12th, 2014 (the first day of summer semester).
Free peer technology tutoring!
There's a new free student technology peer tutoring service! Students can stop in one of the Tech Stop locations around campus and build skills in Excel and the Adobe Creative Suite (that's InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop).
Communications Associate - OIT
Funding your Dental Education
Here's a great powerpoint on many questions you may have regarding your financial package and funding your dental education.
Support Group for International Students
Worried about your English speaking/writing skills?
Lonely? Unsure of how to make friends?
Eager to know how to succeed in your classes?
Interested in learning job/internship search strategies?
Confused about the American culture?
Homesick? Feeling alone or misunderstood?
This weekly group provides a place for both undergraduate and graduate international students to meet other international students who have concerns described above. It also provides an opportunity to learn from one another about adjusting to a new culture and educational system, dealing with different customs, and practice speaking English.
For more information, please contact:
Chia-Chen Tu, Ph. D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kara Goldmann, M.A. (email@example.com)
What's the latest with Student Council?
Check out the Student Council meeting minutes.
Be safe around campus. Free 24-hour Campus Walk Program 612-624-WALK (9255).