Once I receive my senior year grades, should I update my Academic Record?
If you received a defer or waitlist decision:
We encourage you to update your senior year grades in your Academic Record (click on a Self-Reported Academic Record or SRAR link in your Application Tracker checklist). Your senior year grades will give us additional information about your individual academic progress to review as we make an admission decision.
If you received an admit decision:
You do not need to send us updates on your senior grades in the winter or spring. If you confirm your enrollment to the U of M, you will send your final transcript by July 1 after your senior year. We will review it to verify your academic performance.
However, if your senior year grades decline significantly and you are concerned about your academic progress, you must consult with an admissions counselor at 612-625-2008 or 1-800-752-1000. Unsuccessful completion of senior year coursework and/or a significant decline in academic performance during the senior year may result in the cancellation of admission.
What if my senior year courses have changed after submitting my Academic Record?
Changes in senior year coursework may result in a change to the student's college of admission. If you are considering making changes to your senior year courses or if you are concerned about your academic progress in any of your courses, you must consult with your admissions counselor right away at 612-625-2008 or 1-800-752-1000.
How will my Academic Record be reviewed?
Your academic record and your application form will go through an individual holistic review by our admissions team (no automatic formulas are used). Each University of Minnesota Twin Cities admission application is carefully reviewed and admission is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's academic and context factors. A complete list of these factors is included below.
What happens if I made a mistake or typo?
If you notice a typo after you've submitted your Academic Record, you can log back into your form and make edits. When you are finished editing, you must submit the form again. This will generate an updated version for us to review.
- If you applied using the Golden Gopher Application, use your same log-in credentials from your application.
- If you applied using The Common Application, you will make changes to your courses and grades at z.umn.edu/AcademicRecord (you will not make changes within Common App).
How will you verify that my grades and scores are correct?
If you are admitted to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and confirm your enrollment, you must submit by July 1:
- an official final high school transcript that lists your graduation date, and
- official ACT/SAT scores (only if you chose to have an ACT/SAT score considered in the review of your application) and official English proficiency scores (if applicable) from the testing agency
We will compare your official transcript and test scores against your Self-Reported Academic Record.
If we find any discrepancies, we will follow our Verification of Self-Reported Academic Record Policy. The University of Minnesota has the right to cancel enrollment for any students who misrepresented their academic record.