News and Perspectives
Let’s Talk provides drop-in consultations at locations around campus. Counselors listen to specific problems (such as stress, relationships and academic performance), explore solutions, and suggest resources. It’s free, no appointment needed, and open to all students. This is a great starting point for students if they’d like to talk with someone, but aren’t ready for something more consistent.
As part of the President's Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct, the Twin Cities campus awareness campaign to educate and empower students, staff and faculty to end sexual misconduct launches September 10.
The Immigration Response Team is currently accepting applications for The Dream Fund, a fund created to provide modest emergency grants to University of Minnesota students who:
- Are authorized under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program;
Had Temporary Protected Status that was terminated;
Face a gap in immigration status that affects their work authorization.
Join the Graduate Student Parent Group for conversation and connection with other student parents around campus over a light lunch on Fridays, beginning Sept. 14, 12-2pm, room 41 Appleby Hall. Hosted by the Student Parent Help Center.
Departments across the University of Minnesota regularly participate in searches and selection processes. The university is committed to increasing diversity among its staff, faculty, and students, and this includes hiring and selecting people of color, people who identify as women, people with disabilities, and veterans in areas where they are underrepresented. The presence of implicit bias in search and selection processes can inhibit this goal.