Student Resources

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Academic Policies

Students are responsible for understanding the Humphrey School's academic policies, which are in compliance with University-Wide Graduate Education policies. View a list of academic policies for master’s, certificate, and PhD programs.


Humphrey School's Career and Student Success department is dedicated to helping you plan for and complete your degree. To make an appointment, visit our staff page.

Career Success

Through individual consulting, workshops, resources, and more, the Office of Career and Student Success is here to connect you with relevant internships and meaningful work opportunities, supporting you long after graduation and throughout your career. Schedule an appointment with the Career and Student Success team, who will help you discover the wide world of public service careers and provide you with the tools you need to manage your career search.


The Humphrey School will holds its annual commencement ceremony every May at Ted Mann Concert Hall. 

End-of-Year Award Information

At the end of each year, the Humphrey School hosts an awards brunch to recognize students from each master's program for their academic excellence. Instructors and teaching assistants are also recognized for their contributions to the Humphrey School learning community. View a list of awards, information about how to nominate someone for an award, and voting instructions on our end-of-year award information page.

Student Organizations

Strengthen your connections within the Humphrey School by exploring the many active student groups available for you to join. 

Technology Services

A range of technology services are available to you as a Humphrey School student, including printer access, computer labs, and licensed software.

University Resources and Services

In addition to the Humphrey School Career and Student Success team, the wider University of Minnesota community is here to support you through any difficulties or issues you may be experiencing. The Twin Cities campus is home to the following resources: