Notes from the Visit Office

Spring Visits will begin on Thursday, January 18. We will offer college-specific admissions information sessions, general information sessions, and admitted student information sessions for students admitted to the class of 2022!

We offer Saturday information sessions throughout the spring, but we will be closed for visits on 1/27, 2/3, 3/10, 3/17, and 4/21.

Please note, we will not be offering our normal visit program from January 29 through February 5.

How to schedule your visit

STEP 1: Choose your visit session

Health Career Sessions

Are you interested in a health profession? At a Pre-Health Student Resource Center session, you will learn about the benefits of a University of Minnesota degree as well as the programs and resources available to students pursuing a health career. School of Nursing information sessions are offered on Mondays and Fridays every week.

College Sessions

College sessions are offered every Monday and Friday.

General Sessions

Still exploring your interests? We offer general information sessions every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, along with Saturdays in the spring for students who are still exploring, or interested in, multiple disciplines. Explore your academic interests.

STEP 2: Submit your reservation

After filtering our visit calendar with your college of interest and choosing your visit date, review the itinerary and complete the registration form. We will follow up with confirmation materials, including directions and parking information.

We accept visit reservations online at least one week in advance of your visit. Planning to visit sooner? Please call our Visitline for the fastest service:

1-800-752-1000 or 612-625-0000
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central

Benefits of visiting campus

There's no better way to learn about the University of Minnesota than through a campus visit. When you visit, you can:

  • See a residence hall (for future freshmen only), the University Recreation Center, a library, Coffman Memorial Union, classroom buildings, and more!
  • Attend an academic information session about the majors that interest you.
  • Meet your admissions counselor. Whether you're curious about the application process, student life, or anything in between, our admissions counselors are happy to answer your questions.
  • Get a student's perspective on campus life. Learn about student organizations and our thriving campus community.
  • Tour the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) to explore the resources available for multicultural students on our campus (by appointment).
  • Sit in on a class (for future freshmen only). Experience a world-class education by attending a real lecture, laboratory, or discussion session. With advance notice, we can also arrange for you to meet a professor in an area that interests you.


The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE) provides an incredible college experience for multicultural students. At MCAE, students enjoy an environment of excellence that prepares them to compete in the job market, pursue graduate or professional school, and serve as leaders in their families, communities, and the world. MCAE offers a wide range of experiences through programs like Living and Learning Communities, scholarships, tutoring, mentors, and cultural events.

The Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence invites you to explore the resources available for multicultural students on our campus. MCAE offers visits by appointment. Call the VISITLINE at 612-625-0000 or 1-800-752-1000 to request your appointment.

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