MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s move-in day at the University of Minnesota. Students new and old were flooding into the neighborhoods around the U of M on Tuesday.
In order for the transition to college life to go smoothly, parents need to understand the stress that their child is feeling, according to Susan Stubblefield with the U’s office of housing and residential life.READ MORE: ATF Offers $5,000 Reward For Info Leading To Minneapolis Church Arsonist
And also, once the car is unloaded and the student gets settled, it’s OK for moms and dads to head home.
Stubblefield said that there is also a guidebook app with two areas to help students and parents with move in.READ MORE: Public’s Help Requested After Car Stolen With 5-Month-Old Dog Inside; Both May Be In St. Paul Area
“One is the Class of 2018. The other is the Housing and Residential Life Guide. Those are both available to anybody who downloads the free U of M Guidebook app,” she said.
The app is available for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices. There is also more information at the Housing and Residential Life website.MORE NEWS: Bloomington Police: Arrest Made After Reports Of A Body Being Dragged To Dumpster
Welcome Week festivities kick off on Wednesday. Classes begin at the U of M on September 2.