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Resources for:

Students and Family


Links to admission information for undergraduates, graduate students, transfer, and international students.


Each CLA student is assigned to a student community that provides advising and referrals.

Commencement ceremony

Information for students, guests, faculty, and staff on CLA's commencement ceremonies.

Dean's list

Dean's list criteria and the current dean's list. Lists for fall and spring semester are usually updated several weeks after the term ends.

Orientation for new undergraduate students

New freshmen, transfer, and international students must attend an orientation session before starting classes.


University of Minnesota and non-University scholarships

U of M College of Liberal Arts scholarships


Returning after an absence

If you like to finish your degree, add a major or minor, or take courses for your own personal enrichment, you will need information about returning to study at the University after an absence.

Update your contact information

Alumni, faculty, staff, parents of students, and friends can update their contact information at the Update the U site.

Join the U of M Alumni Association/CLA Alumni Society

Membership in the University of Minnesota Alumni Association has many benefits. You also can choose a free membership in the CLA Alumni Society


CLA Career Services

The CLA Career Services office helps employers connect with CLA students who seek jobs and internships. Includes on-campus recruiting and speaking opportunities.


For questions about GoldPass, contact CLA Career Services employer relations staff.

GoldPASS is the University of Minnesota's online database to help connect students and alumni with employers, volunteer organizations, and internships across the country.

Community Partners

Community Service-Learning Center

The Community Service-Learning Center partners with more than 200 Twin Cities nonprofits and is adding to that list. Programs facilitate student involvement in the local community through volunteering and service-learning classes.


CLA forms and policies

Forms, calendars, policies, processes, and resources for CLA faculty and staff use are on the CLA Intranet.

Faculty and staff profiles

CLA faculty and staff can create and maintain electronic profiles.


Members of the media can contact CLA's Office of Institutional Advancement for information on news and events in the College of Liberal Arts.

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