Special Visit Events

SUMMER SNEAK PREVIEWS: Future freshmen are invited to a special Sneak Preview visit on campus. Sneak Previews give you an opportunity to dig deeper into our world-class academic programs and get a glimpse of your future as a Golden Gopher.

Space is limited, so register for a Sneak Preview today!

  • July 14 and 28: College of Liberal Arts
  • July 17: College of Education and Human Development
  • August 4: College of Science and Engineering
  • August 7 and 11: College of Design
  • August 11: Carlson School of Management
  • August 14: College of Biological Sciences
  • August 14: College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

How to schedule your visit

CONSTRUCTION: Road construction on Interstate 94 might affect travel times between downtown Minneapolis and the Western suburbs. Please allow for extra travel time when planning your campus visit. Visit the MNDot website or app for daily updates.

HOLIDAYS: The University of Minnesota will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

STEP 1: Choose your visit session

Health Career Sessions

Are you interested in a health profession? At a Health Career 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 Fridays most weeks.

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 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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