Student Resources

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Student Services
Humphrey School of Public Affairs

280 Humphrey School
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

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 Student Services department is dedicated to helping you plan for and complete your degree. Schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor.

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.


The Humphrey School will hold its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 4 p.m. at Ted Mann Concert Hall. We are planning an in-person ceremony, following all federal, State of Minnesota, and University COVID-19 guidelines for indoor events. Those plans are subject to change based on the evolution of the pandemic and guidance from public health officials. 

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 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: