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The University Extends Beyond its Walls

The University has always shared its knowledge, the fruits of its discoveries, and the talents of its faculty, staff, and students with the communities it exists to serve. Together, University and community partners help businesses come into being, build bridges between cultures, tackle environmental challenges, and guide Minnesota families toward healthier lives.

The Office for Public Engagement helps the University build connections that cross the boundaries of its campuses.

The Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC) anchors the University's presence in the North Minneapolis community and supports community development projects there.

Outreach in the Colleges

Student Engagement

Engage!: Use the Engage! search to discover ways to get involved at the University of Minnesota and in the Twin Cities community.
Community Engagement Scholars Program
Community engagement: Opportunities for international students.

Supporting Businesses

Business and Community Economic Development

Minnesota Technical Assistance Program

Children and Families

K12@U: Professional development and classroom resources for teachers, classes for K through 12 students, and summer youth camps.
4-H Program
Children, Youth, and Family Consortium

The University Around the State

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