Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day 2017

Go U

Join us for an energetic and inspiring day as we explore what it means to GO and how we can identify and overcome the barriers that can get in our way as we GO toward our future!

Thank you for your interest! Registration for 2017 is now closed. 

Each attendee (student and adult) needs to complete a separate registration form.

Friday, April 21, 2017

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus

Middle School and Junior High

Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing students with their teachers

Parents and other adults are welcome too!



8:00 - 8:30:

Arrive & check in at Coffman theater

8:30 - 9:15:

Students - Small Group introductions, ice-breaker activities

Adults - "Go U!" overview: Find out what your students will be doing today!

9:15 - 10:00:

All - Large group welcome message (with special guest Goldy Gopher!)

10:00 - 11:00:

Students - Small Groups for “Go U!” Activities

Adults - Professional Panel: Ask your questions to University and community professionals specializing in the areas of admissions, accommodations and transition.

11:00 - 12:00:

All - Provided Lunch in Centennial Hall (brought to you by Kids on Campus!)

12:00 - 12:30:

All - Large Group Keynote Speaker -Tex Ostvig, UMN Youth Development Leadership Coordinator for Pre-Collegiate Outreach

12:30 - 1:00:

All - Recap of day, closing video, dismissal


Accommodations: All large group activities will be interpreted and have live captions projected on a screen. You will have the opportunity to request additional accommodations on the registration form.

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