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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 and resources are designed to provide students with real-world leadership training and experience.

Multicultural Student Engagement

The Office for Multicultural Student Engagement (MCSE) is dedicated to providing diverse opportunities to all students to increase awareness, understanding, an appreciation for cultural differences , social justice, and intersectionality. MCSE promotes 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.

Student Governance Advising

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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:

Student Jobs

Student Unions & Activities employs students in retail, event planning, building management, marketing, and student activities. Student workers in our department develop valuable career and leadership skills while enjoying the flexibility and convenience of on-campus employment. Our department strives to foster a supportive environment where students of all backgrounds can flourish and connect with one another.

Student Affairs Engagement Opportunities and Resources

Student Unions & Activities is one of eighteen units in Student Affairs. Student Affairs offerings help you engage in student groups and activities, stay healthy and active, learn from the University’s rich diversity, prepare for careers, find support, and more.

Connect with Calvin

Dr. Calvin Phillips, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, hosts weekly student office hours via Zoom during the school year. Sign up to speak with him about whatever is on your mind.

Connect With Us

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