Inver Hills Community College

Kick Off

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Thursday, August 20th, 2020
10 am - 12:45 pm

Start your school year on the right foot by attending Kick Off 2020.

Kick Off is an annual event at Inver Hills.  This year Kick Off will be online and all students are invited. Join us on Thursday, August 20th to meet the people and learn about the resources which will help you have the experience you want as a student at Inver Hills.

Kick Off 2020 Schedule

Thursday August 20th
10 am - 12:45 pm

Welcome Session & Panel Discussion

10 am - 10:45 am

We are so excited to see you! This session will be held on a Zoom Webinar and D2L. The FAQ section below has more information about what you will want to know before you join us on August 20th.

At this session you can expect a welcome from administration, Inver Hills 101, a Q&A / panel discussion with students, staff, and faculty.

learn how you can win a Nintendo Switch, Tablet, or a $50 gift card by completing the optional scavenger hunt.


11 am - 11:20 am

Workshops will be held on D2L. 50 attendees are allowed per workshop.
Sign up to attend early to save your spot in the session you would prefer.

Virtual Information Fair And Picnic

11:20 am -12:20 pm

This year the picnic is BYOB (bring your own burger), and instead of student leaders, faculty and staff sitting at tables on the campus mall, we will have all meet together on Zoom from our own living rooms. We encourage all participants to have a web cam and microphone for this portion of the day. More information is in the FAQ below.

Closing Session & Prize Drawing

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

Join us for the closing session and prize announcement. You must be present to win.

Kick Off Prizes

Complete the scavenger hunt during Kick Off and attend the closing session and you could win won of the prizes below.

Nintendo Switch Lite

1 Winner


1 Winner

$50 Gift Card

You can choose Cub or Amazon

Up to 5 Winners

Kick Off is a great way to meet faculty, staff, and other students!

Learn how you can find a place to connect, learn and grow at Inver Hills! Kick Off is the best place to learn more about everything that is possible while you are a student here.

Kick Off


You will need to be able to use Zoom and students will use D2L. You will need to have a camera and microphone for Zoom sessions.

You will be able to access the meeting links here, in D2L and in the email sent out to you. More information about how to use your Zoom account is available.

In past years we have invited new students to attend, this year ALL students are encouraged to join us and invite family and friends!

Students who have more connections to faculty staff and other students tend to do better in classes. In addition you will learn about the many resources available at Inver Hills.

No, but we recommend it strongly. You can find virtual backgrounds here and instructions on how to use them here.

We are so excited to get to know you!

You've Registered to Attend Kick Off Now What?


Students: Make sure You're Ready For Classes

There are many steps along the way, but in general you should be registered and have financial aid or a payment plan in place for fall semester starts.


Make sure you have all the Technology You need

Download Zoom on the device you will be using. Students: You will need to be able to get into D2L. Friends and Family: You may watch with your Inver student. If you cannot be in the same room, please join us for the Friends and Family Session via Zoom.


Students: Complete the "Prior to Kick Off" Check List In D2L

Friends & Family: There is a list in the email.

Still not sure what to do? Contact Student Life. We'll help figure it out!

Take a virtual tour of campus!

Classes are online this summer, and most of our staff are working from home, but you can still explore our campus virtually in a variety of ways!

After Kick Off...

Kick Off is just the first step of your successful fall semester. Don’t miss out on these other opportunities:

Welcome Week

Student Success Day

Day of Service