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New Student Convocation is the University of Minnesota's official welcome to the Class of 2023. This year's celebration of University tradition and the spirit of academic excellence and community will take place on August 29, 2019.

Commencement News Photo

This spring, the University of Minnesota will hold commencement ceremonies across campus for the graduating class of 2019. Click here to see a list of commencement dates for each college.

Undergrad Student Profile

The 2018-19 Undergraduate Profiles have been released. For a snapshot of the undergrad, the first-year, and transfer student classes, see the profiles here. Please print, share, and distribute as you wish.

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President's Emerging Scholars students created multimedia movies for the 2018 Summer Seminar Digital Story Screening. These videos combine photos, sound, music, text, and a narrative voice to tell personal stories about important people, places, and life events. Watch previous stories here.

MN Daily

Minnesota Daily named the Office of Undergraduate Education the "Best UMN Department" in their March 26, 2018 Grapevine Awards issue. Thank you to the hundreds of University of Minnesota students who voted on February 28!

Event Date

March 26, 2018 - 12:15pm
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The following units in the Office of Undergraduate Education recently migrated to new office names:

  • Orientation and First-Year Programs (OFYP) is now Orientation & Transition Experiences (OTE)
  • McNamara Academic Center (MAC) is now Lindahl Academic Center
first gen proud

On November 8, the 52nd anniversary of the Higher Education Act, institutions around the country are invited to celebrate the presence and experiences of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on your campuses.

Event Date

November 8, 2017 - 8:00am

The Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education hosted this annual campus-wide meeting for the Directors of Undergraduate Studies.  See the presentation highlights here.

Event Date

October 20, 2017 - 9:00am
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For up-to-date information, presentations, and meeting materials, please visit the new CUE google site.

Event Date

August 7, 2017 - 9:30am
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This year's UROP Symposium was a big success for students and attendees. We couldn't have done it without the help of many faculty and staff. Thanks to all of our volunteers who helped organize the event and served as judges!

Event Date

April 27, 2017 - 4:30pm

For university-wide events go to 

events.umn.edu