Student Unions & Activities : University of Minnesota

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Student Group Advising

Student Unions & Activities provides advising services for all registered student groups. Advising is available in the areas of:

  • Student group registration process
  • Student group and/or University processes and procedures
  • Event planning and event permits
  • Budget management
  • Sales and/or fundraising policies
  • Grant applications and student services fees requests
  • Insurance needs and risk management protocol
  • Tax information for student groups

Advising Appointments

An advisor can help you with questions about registration, insurance, event planning, student group policies, permits, grant applications and more. You can contact an advisor by phone at (612) 626-6919 or via email at sao@umn.edu.

Coffman Memorial Union

Student Activities is located on the first floor of Coffman Union, CMU 126. We are open from 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. We do our best to be available to answer walk-in questions, but if you’d like to make sure an advisor is available to meet with you, we encourage you to schedule an appointment ahead of time. If you’d like to schedule an appointment, appointment hours are Monday-Friday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

St. Paul Student Center

We are located in the Administration/Event Services Office in Room 42, across from the Gopher Spot. We do our best to be available to answer walk-in questions, but if you would like to make sure an advisor is available to meet with you, we encourage you to schedule an appointment ahead of time. Please contact Student Activities at sao@umn.edu or (612) 626-6919 to schedule an appointment.