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.

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  • October 17, 2019 - 9:00am

    This training is developed for new UMTC advisers working with undergraduate students planning to study abroad. We will cover the process and basics of how UMTC students plan for learning abroad academically, financially, and personally. This will be an overview of how the Learning Abroad Center...

  • October 22, 2019 - 9:00am

    Talking about race and racism can be challenging for many people.  It can be tempting to keep our discussions at a surface level, so as to avoid hurt, anger, shame and guilt. But open and honest discussions on race, as well as basic history and context that are often neglected in the discussions...

  • Carmen Mezzera, APSIA Executive Director

    October 22, 2019 - 10:00am

    Please join University of Minnesota The Humphrey School on Tuesday, October 22, for a workshop and training opportunity tailored to undergraduate advisors and mentors of students interested in world affairs, public service, and continuing professional graduate school education including the...

  • Alex Cleberg, International Student and Scholar Services

    October 22, 2019 - 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...

  • Mike Arieta and Deborah Wilkin

    October 23, 2019 - 9:00am

    On behalf of the Advisor Training Initiatives team, we are pleased to invite you to join a group discussion with advising colleagues to dig a little deeper into financial aid specifics.  On October 23rd, representatives from the Office of Student Finance (OSF) will host a conversation focusing...

  • October 23, 2019 - 9:00am

    For many people, religion and spirituality are deeply personal, and create values that offer a sense of purpose and community.  However, in public contexts, religion may be seen as either impolite to talk about or as dangerously divisive.  In this workshop, we will explore how religious,...

  • October 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Saby Labor, the Director of UMN Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life, will cover ways in which we can better serve our queer, trans, and other non-binary identifying students. Please submit any scenarios or questions along with your RSVP.  

     

  • Stef Jarvi, Director of Education

    October 25, 2019 - 10:00am

    Departments across the University of Minnesota regularly participate in searches and selection processes. The university is committed to increasing diversity among its staff, faculty, and students in admissions, promotions, scholarship decisions, and other related selection processes. The...

  • October 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

    In discussions of “diversity,” not everyone recognizes that gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation are important points of cultural difference that merit recognition and voice. Members of the University who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, and/or...

  • Facilitated by Sarah Gustafson-Dombeck and Anna Lifson (Care Managers, Office for Student Affairs) and Jake Loeffler (Counselor, Student Counseling Services)

    October 30, 2019 - 9:00am

    On behalf of the Advisor Training Initiatives team, we are pleased to invite you to join a small-group discussion with advising colleagues to dig a little deeper into how to effectively respond in student cases where mental health appears to be a factor.


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