Admitted Students

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Admitted Students


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Welcome to the CLA Family!

Congratulations on being admitted to the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at the University of Minnesota! The CLA Recruitment team is here to: 

• Provide additional information about our different majors and academic experiences like research and internships

• Connect you with CLA faculty and current students

• Share how a CLA degree gives you an advantage after you graduate

Countdown to Campus

We are thrilled to welcome you into our CLA community! As your first semester gets closer, we will email you occasionally about academic and student experiences in CLA ... usually through the voices of our current students. We can't wait for you to join them here!

Talk with a CLA Student Ambassador

Want to hear what it's really like to be a student in CLA? Email us and request a conversation with a current CLA student!

Admitted Student Events

CLA Student Ambassadors with Goldy at CLA Dean's Showcase

CLA Dean's Showcase

At this annual spring event, you get an in-depth look at the College of Liberal Arts and meet the people who make up our college community. You’ll engage with faculty, hear from advisors about the academic and career development opportunities that await you, and get the inside scoop from current students about life in CLA and as a Golden Gopher.

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CLA Faculty Open Office

Each interactive session features a different CLA professor alongside one of their current or former students. You get to hear from our faculty members about what they do, courses they teach, and how they connect with students. You’ll also hear the students describe what it’s like to learn from and be advised by their CLA professors.

Watch your email for invitations to these CLA events

How to Prepare for Course Registration