Undergrad Update

The Undergrad Update (UU) student eNewsletter is a collaborative effort between the Office of Undergraduate Education and the Office for Student Affairs to improve student communication at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in order to help all undergraduate students be aware of events, resources, and information that is available to them.

Content from the Undergrad Update can also be found on MyU portal.


Staff & Faculty Sign-Up

Faculty and staff members are welcome to join the email list at any time. This mailing list has been set up as a Google Group, which staff and faculty can opt-in to and opt-out of individually. 

Sign Up Here

If you work on a coordinate campus, have a non-standard U of M email address, or if for any reason you have trouble joining or leaving the group, please contact Laura Nygren at nygre066@umn.edu.



The Undergrad Update connects and informs all Twin Cities undergraduate students of events, resources, and opportunities that serve to enhance the overall student experience.



The Undergrad Update is sent every other Monday throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. 


Mailing Schedule

Previous Mailings

Who Can Submit Content?

All University of Minnesota -Twin Cities, departments that work with undergraduates should have a representative to provide content to the Undergrad Update. 

Once your department selects a representative, join the Student Communication Content Providers Google Group. If you do not know who represents your department, check with your communications manager/director or check this current list of content providers.


What Content is Included?

Resources, events, and information that apply to all undergraduate students.

Submission Guidelines

If you are a content provider, click here for submission guidelines.

Submit Your Content

All content is due one week before the mailing date by noon.

All submissions must be made using the content submission form found at z.umn.edu/ugcontent.

Using the form above, you can also submit content for the Graduate & Professional Update (GPU) as well as MyU Portal.