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Contact Information

University Parent

Email your questions or concerns to, call 612-626-8770, or mail questions to Parent Program, University of Minnesota, 109 Appleby Hall, 128 Pleasant Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455. 

Contacting Your Child in an Emergency

In an extreme emergency during the day, records officials will look up a student's class schedule and try to make immediate contact.

University Phone Numbers

For messages about weather, safety, and health emergencies on the Twin Cities campus, call 301-SAFE (612-301-7233).

University Information

Athletics Ticket Office
Ticket prices, availability, and purchases for men's and women's athletic events; season ticket information. 612-624-8080 or 1-800-UGOPHER

Boynton Health Service
Various health services available to students, University health plans compared to individual health plans, pharmacy and prescription information, locations and hours. 612-625-8400

Department Directory
Alphabetical listing of all campus departments and units with address, phone, and website link (if available).

Disability Resource Center
Access for students with disabilities, disability-related resources, auxiliary services such as sign-language interpreting and document conversion. 612-624-4037 (voice and TTY)

Financial Aid
Financial aid application guide, types of aid, eligibility criteria, financial aid award notice (FAAN). 612-624-1111

Housing & Residential Life
On- and off-campus housing information, housing applications, meal plans, important dates and deadlines. 612-624-2994

Learning Abroad Center
The University's comprehensive resource for study, service-learning, intern, volunteer, work, research, and travel experiences worldwide. 612-626-9000

Parking and Transportation Services
Public, contract, and free parking on or near campus; busing, biking, and pedestrian information; safety information and the escort service. 612-626-PARK (7275)

University Counseling & Consulting Services
Career development services, counseling, courses and workshops on building effective study habits, group discussion sessions. 612-624-3323

University Police
Crime alerts and statistics, campus security act. 612-624-3550

Toll-Free Phone Numbers

One Stop Student Services: 1-800-400-8636
(Includes access to: registration, finances, grades and transcripts, degree planning, calendars, U resources, and more)
Admissions: 1-800-752-1000
Athletic Ticket Office: 1-800-846-7437
College of Continuing Education: 1-800-234-6564
(Independent and Distance Learning course information)
Learning Abroad Center: 1-888-700-8636*
Orientation & First-Year Programs: 1-800-234-1979
University Bookstores: 1-800-442-8636  (Independent and Distance Learning)
1-800-551-8636 (Campus Wear and Gifts)
University of Minnesota Alumni Association: 1-800-862-5867

*This number is available only outside the Twin Cities calling area.

Non-University Numbers

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): 1-800-433-3243

Other Parent Websites at the U

Beijing Office
News (in Chinese) for parents/guardians of University of Minnesota students.

Student Parent HELP (Higher Education for Low-Income People) Center
This center in the Office for Student Affairs offers programs and services that are designed to promote access, retention, and academic success for University of Minnesota, undergraduate, students who have children.