Life at the Carlson School extends beyond the classroom. You will get hands-on learning, a sense of community, and personalized support that will help transform you from the person you are today to the person you want to be tomorrow.
First Year Experience
The Carlson School and the University of Minnesota are committed to creating an environment that supports a first-year student's transition to their college experience. We have unique ways that we engage our Carlson students and encourage people to engage in their new home starting on day one.
Engage in our Community
Our students are the heart of our Carlson School community. Learn from your peers by engaging in various offerings that highlight our students for the vast talents and backgrounds that they bring. Participate in a student organization, register for our living-learning community, participate in annual programs, and serve as a student ambassador.
Build your Skills
As a Carlson School student, there are tremendous opportunities to expand your learning beyond the classroom. Take advantage of our various programs hosted by the Undergraduate Program and Career Center, engage in student organizations and advisory councils, and attend events that are tailored to helping our students succeed as both a student and future professional.
Advising, Coaching, and Technology
Carlson School students experience tremendous support during their tenure. You will work with a professional advisor starting your first year, have access to career coaches, opportunities to connect with recruiters, and access to resources and technical support specific to Carlson School students.
Visit the Current Student Portal for:
- Scheduling appointments with advisors, coaches, or counseling
- Resources for academics, registration, major and career exploration, and job info
- Ways to get involved with student organizations and programming
- Stay up to date with recent announcements and events
- And so much more!