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.
Career and Professional Development
Through individual consulting, workshops, resources, and more, the Office of Career and Professional Development 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 Professional Development 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.
In accordance with University guidance surrounding COVID-19, the Humphrey School was unable to hold its traditional in-person commencement ceremony in May 2020. The School celebrated commencement with "virtual" ceremonies for each degree program on May 16. Read more about our virtual commencement here.
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.
Strengthen your connections within the Humphrey School by exploring the many active student groups available for you to join.
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 Humphrey School Student Services, 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:
- Aurora Center (Advocacy and education for sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking)
- Boynton Health Service
- Center for Writing: Student Writing Support
- Disability Resource Center
- Humphrey-branded Items at the University Bookstore
- International Student and Scholar Services
- Student Conflict Resolution Center
- Student Mental Health
- University Counseling and Consulting Services
- Lactation Support