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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

Diversity Days

Diversity Days is a two-day program that gives students who are historically underrepresented in higher education exposure to master’s degree programs at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Diversity Days 2012 will be held November 1 and 2.

Diversity Weekend PostcardThe Humphrey School wants to help you create change in our communities and around the world. Whether you hope to fix the United States' immigration system, create better access to healthier food, bring education to every corner of the globe, or secure equal rights for all communities, the degrees at the Humphrey School will give you the skills you need to be a change maker.

We invite you to learn more about how a degree from the Humphrey School can help you help others by applying for Diversity Days. Learn what what we mean when we "support, education, and inspire innovate leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world."

Selected participants will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, current students, and alumni as well as experience the life of the Humphrey School and the Twin Cities metro area. If selected to be a Diversity Days participant, students who live more than 200 miles will be eligible for a travel grant of up to $400 to cover the cost of airfare and/or car mileage. Participants from Minnesota and the Minneapolis area also are encouraged to apply.    

How to Apply

To apply, fill out the form here.

If you have any questions or would like to set up an individual visit, please call 612-624-3800 or e-mail us at

Participants in front of Humphrey Institute Photo of first day introductions
Photo of participants on walking tour Photo of group at Stone Arch Bridge