Experience Engagement

Student Engagement Activities

GopherLink

GopherLink is a comprehensive tool to connect you to student groups and other involvement opportunities. Take control of your co-curricular involvement—find opportunities, join a group, and attend an event.

Leadership Enrichment Programs

Leadership Enrichment Programs (LEP) provide leadership learning and development in a non-academic environment. The programs offered are always adapting and changing to support the needs of students. The programs and resources are designed to provide students with real-world leadership training and experience.

Multicultural Student Engagement

The Office for Multicultural Student Engagement is dedicated to providing diverse opportunities to all students to increase awareness, understanding, an appreciation for cultural differences , social justice, and intersectionality. We promote leadership development, student success, and retention through collaborative engaging educational programming.

Student Group Services

Students seek community and a sense of belonging on campus, and student groups provide space for leadership, academic, and skill development. With over 1,000 organizations, there is a group for everyone, or students can start their own new groups.

Email sao@umn.edu with questions about student groups

Set up an advising meeting to discuss general group operations with a Student Activities Advisor: z.umn.edu/studentgroupadvising

Set up a meeting to discuss student group events with a Student Activities Advisor: z.umn.edu/sgeventadvising

Student Events and Entertainment

The Student Events and Entertainment (SEE) team, is intended to further the cultural, educational, social, entertainment, and recreational needs of the students throughout the campus community.

Check out upcoming events, look for virtual resources, or email suaprograms@umn.edu to learn about how to get involved!

Student Governance Advising

Democracy Cup winners

Through Student Government Advising, we offer these student leaders development opportunities for reflection on their leadership journey, help them navigate university systems when advocating for change, and guide them as they operate their large organizations.

Every student on campus is represented by one of the following Recognized Student Governance Associations:

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