Year GuidesIt is important to know what to expect and to be able to plan accordingly to ensure timely graduation. The CLA Year Guides provide benchmarks students can follow to Connect to critical resources and people on campus, to Learn about degree requirements and exploratory courses, and Act through engagement opportunities and organizations on campus.
Year One is intended for those students with 30 credits or less.
Year Two is for any continuing or transfer student with 30-60 credits.
Year Three focuses on students completing 60-90 credits.
Year Four is for those students finishing up their degree programs.
The University of Minnesota student learning and development outcomes provide a framework for the undergraduate educational experience.
Student ServicesCLA Student Services will play a key role in helping you navigate the University system, understand the resources available to you, plan your courses, and graduate successfully in four years.
- Advising partners in your student community, department and career office will work together will also help you understand your degree requirements for your major and minor programs to ensure that you progress toward graduation in a timely manner, and will assist with your registration and courses.
- Career Services and Involvement are equally important in developing a well-rounded educational experience that will position you both for employment and for advanced study.
- The CLA First-Year Experience will connect you with other students, resources, and opportunities right away to help insure that you have a successful start to your college career.
ToolsThere are multiple tools available online to assist you with planning your undergraduate career.
- Your APAS will help you track your progress toward meeting your degree requirements.
- The Graduation Planner is an interactive planning tool that allows you to explore major and minors requirements, discover courses that you need to take and when you need to take them, and make a plan that will help you stay on track for graduation.
- The Engage! search is a tool that connects you with meaningful experiences outside the classroom based on your academic and personal aspirations.
- MyU will be your portal to your coursework online, the University libraries, email, and other pertinent information regarding your student experience.
- ePortfolio is a secure University of Minnesota website for entering, saving, organizing, viewing, and selectively sharing your personal, professional, and educational records.
- Scholarship Search uses your student profile to create an individualized list of scholarships for which you may be able to apply.
- One Stop is your "one stop shop" for academic policies and procedures that affect you from convocation to graduation.
- Assistance and Support connects you to numerous resources on campus whether it be help to improve your writing skills, financial literacy information, learning time management, or personal issues.
- Cost, tuition, and fees outlines the costs that CLA students are assessed and the resources available to help students pay.