Campus tours

Campus tours are available to prospective transfer students and their families and friends on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.

  • Visitors with disabilities: Visitors with disabilities are encouraged to visit Disability Services while they are on campus (Suite 180 McNamara Center, 612/626-1333, voice or TTY). If you or a member of your party has a disability, you may request accommodations when you call to schedule your visit.

Schedule your visit online, or call:
TTY: 612/625-9051

Directions to the Transfer & International Admissions Welcome Center.

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 Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day.

Summer visits will conclude on Friday, August 25. We will be taking a short break to prepare for the upcoming school year and will begin fall visits on Thursday, September 7. Schedule a visit online or call our Visitline at 612-625-0000.

College and program information sessions

Health Career Center Transfer Information Session

Information sessions are held on Mondays and Fridays, 11:30am-12:15pm in 2-565 Moos Tower.

Group information sessions led by staff from the Health Career Center will assist you in considering the possible paths to a degree program in your chosen health career field. The University offers undergraduate degrees in Medical Technology, Mortuary Science, Dental Hygiene and Nursing. Post-baccalaureate degrees may also be earned in the following health science areas: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, or Veterinary Medicine.

The Office of Admissions hosts information sessions for the following colleges. These first-step small-group workshops include information on the degrees offered in the individual colleges, the application process, transfer of credit, and degree and liberal education requirements.

College of Liberal Arts (Minneapolis campus)

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2:30 - 3:00pm

College of Biological Sciences

  • The CBS Office of Student Services hosts regularly scheduled information sessions at room 3-104, Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) building, Minneapolis campus.
  • Call CBS Student Services at 612-624-9717 to schedule an appointment or to register for an information session

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

  • Individual transfer advising appointments are available by request (190 Coffey Hall, St. Paul campus)
  • During your visit, you can learn more about your major of interest, the transfer process and go on a tour of the St. Paul campus.
  • Please contact a CFANS transfer counselor directly to set up your campus visit.

College of Design

Individual transfer advising appointments are available by request. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 612-626-3690.

Information sessions are held on the third Thursday of each month:

  • 11:30 a.m. - 107 Rapson Hall - Minneapolis campus (Architecture, Landscape Design, Product Design)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 12 McNeal Hall - St Paul campus (Interior, Apparel, Graphic Design, Retail Merchandising)

College of Continuing Education

Majors in Construction Management, Information Technology Infrastructure, Manufacturing Operations Management, and two Individualized Degree programs, Inter-College Program and Multidisciplinary Studies.

  • Group informational contacts and appointments vary by program
  • Call 612/624-4000 to schedule a group information meeting or appointment
  • 20 Ruttan Hall (St. Paul campus)

College of Education & Human Development

For students interested in majors in Business and Marketing Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education Foundations, Family Social Science, Human Resource Development, Kinesiology, Recreation Administration, Sport Management, and Youth Studies:

Sign up for an information session at If you are from out of town or unable to attend an information session, please contact the CEHD Student Services Office for other options: 360 Education Sciences Building, 612-625-3339, email:

Carlson School of Management

The first step for prospective students is to attend a transfer admissions information session. Information sessions typically run September through January, leading up to the application deadline. View current schedule and registration information.

Transfer advising is also available during drop-in advising hours at the Undergraduate Program office in 2-190 Hanson Hall - West Bank, Minneapolis campus. Please call ahead for the current drop-in schedule: 612-624-3313.

Visit the college's website for more information or contact the Carlson School transfer admissions team at

College of Science and Engineering

  • Transfer advising is available daily
  • Call 612/625-6403
  • 240 Williamson Hall - East Bank, Minneapolis campus

CSE Transfer Information Sessions will be held on the following dates this summer, fall, and winter:

  • Friday, July 14, 2017, 2:00 pm.
    240 Williamson Hall
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 2:00 pm.
    240 Williamson Hall
  • Monday, September 18, 2017, 2:00 pm.
    240 Williamson Hall
  • Monday, October 16, 2017, 2:00 pm.
    240 Williamson Hall
  • Friday, December 8, 2017, 2:00 pm.
    240 Williamson Hall
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018, 2:00 pm.
    240 Williamson Hall

Health Science Undergraduate Programs

Transfer advising is available by appointment in the four undergraduate health science programs. For an appointment or more information, please call the program office directly:

Dental Hygiene

  • Call 612/625-9121

Medical Laboratory Sciences (formerly Clinical Laboratory Sciences)

  • Call 612/625-9490

Mortuary Science

  • Call 612/624-6464


  • Call 612/625-7980
  • The School of Nursing Office of Student Services also hosts regularly scheduled B.S.N. information sessions, along with a tour of the school.

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