Now that you've accepted your new position at the University of Minnesota, it is time to plan for the details of your transition. We hope these suggestions will help you move forward in the process of relocating to the Twin Cities.
Parking and Transportation
There is a waiting list for most contract parking ramps and surface lots on the U of M campus. Contact Parking and Transportation Services to find out about your parking options.
Bus and Train
- Driver’s License – State of Minnesota
- Commuting times from metro neighborhoods
- Dressing for warmth
Balancing Work and Family and Adjusting to Minnesota
Moving to a different city and starting a new job can be exciting, but also very stressful. The Employee Assistance Program provides free professional consultation and referral services for University employees and their family members who are experiencing work and personal difficulties. The Wellbeing Program offers support for faculty and staff in managing their work, family, and personal responsibilities.
- Minnesota Daily (U of M newspaper)
- Pioneer Press (St. Paul newspaper)
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis newspaper)
- WCCO 4 News (CBS)
- KSTP 5 News (ABC)
- KMSP 9 News (FOX)
- KARE 11 News (NBC)
- The Weather Channel