Undergraduate Advising

Academic advising at the University of Minnesota is an educational partnership that encourages and supports students to be active and accountable in the creation and achievement of their academic, career, and personal development goals.

Featured Event

2018 John Tate Professional Development Conference 

The John Tate Professional Development Conference and Awards Ceremony encourages fellowship by bringing together faculty, administrators, professional advising staff, career counselors, and other members of the extended University community interested in academic advising. 

Date: Thursday, March 8
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: McNamara Alumni Center

Register here by March 1.

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Advising Events

  • Presenter: Minhae Cho, College of Education & Human Development

    March 29, 2018 - 10:00am

    There are more than 800 Korean international students and scholars studying and researching at the University of Minnesota. In this session, you will have an opportunity to learn how Korean values and unique cultural aspects affect the student experience, including an emphasis on hierarchy,... read more »

  • March 26, 2018 - 2:30pm

    Departments across the University of Minnesota regularly hire new staff. The university is committed to increasing diversity among its staff, and this includes hiring staff of color, people who identify as women, people with disabilities, and veterans in disciplines where they are... read more »

  • Academic Advising Network

    March 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

    Please join the AAN Board for a deeper dive into the conversations you began at December's training on working with first-generation / low-income students. You will have a chance to regroup with colleagues across campus and pick up the conversation around advising low income and first-generation... read more »

  • March 8, 2018 - 8:00am

    The John Tate Professional Development Conference and Awards Ceremony encourages fellowship by bringing together faculty, administrators, professional advising staff, career counselors, and other members of the extended University community interested in academic advising.

    This year's... read more »

  • Description:Presenter: Thorunn Bjarnadottir and Alex Cleberg, International Student and Scholar Services

    March 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

    When interacting with those from around the world, an understanding of the relevant values of all participants will help to create positive connections. While it may be easy to adapt to obvious differences in eye contact or handshakes, it is more difficult to take actionable steps to address... read more »

  • March 2, 2018 - 9:00am

    On behalf of the Advisor Training Initiatives team, we are pleased to invite you to a workshop on ‘Effectively Supporting Students with Disabilities.’

    Training topics will include:

    • Overview of the Disability Resource Center and its accommodation services in supporting... read more »
  • Office of Undergraduate Education

    March 1, 2018 - 2:30pm

    A brief introduction to the larger campus landscape of advising: How are things organized? Who does what? What are the key committees or work groups? Who are our campus partners?

  • Description:Presenter: Dr. Arshiya Sethi, Fulbright-Nehru Post Doctoral Fellow (2017-2018)

    February 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

    There are over 100,000 students from India in the United States, including nearly 1,000 individuals studying at the University of Minnesota. While there is one country called India, the diversity that emerges from the 2nd most populous country on Earth is significant. This interactive workshop... read more »

  • February 19, 2018 - 1:00pm

    Transferology (formerly U Select), TES, and DARS / U Achieve are College Source products used by the University of Minnesota. The University of Minnesota is implementing TES, the Transfer Equivalency System to improve the transfer student experience.

    Transferology and Transferology Lab... read more »

  • February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

    This event is not limited to those that are "Academic Advisors". We invite ALL that identify as POC / American Indian and "advise" students in various capacities across the Twin Cities campus.