You’re Invited: Nov. 5 is Fall Preview Day for Prospective Students

Discover your future at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Large group of Humphrey School students

At the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, we educate the next generation of public leaders.

If you have a passion to make the world a better place, we invite you to attend our virtual Fall Preview Day Friday, November 5, 1–5:30 p.m. to find out how you can turn your drive to make a difference into a reality. 

Register to attend

Over the course of the afternoon, prospective students will learn more about the Humphrey School and our nationally ranked master's degree programs. You'll hear from our distinguished faculty, and network with current students and alumni. 

Because we're committed to your success, our admissions team will help you create an outstanding application and guide you in securing funding for your education.

You'll have an opportunity to learn more about your program of choice in breakout sessions led by our faculty, who will give you a preview of your Humphrey School student experience.

Applying for graduate school is a big decision, and you will undoubtedly have questions along the way. Fall Preview Day is a great opportunity to get the information you need to help you decide your future.

Everyone who attends Fall Preview Day will have their application fee waived. 

Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19, this event will be presented online. 

Questions? Email us at [email protected].

Friday, November 5, schedule of events (Central time):

Portrait of Catherine Squires

1–1:30 p.m. Welcome remarks
Interim Dean Catherine Squires will lead a conversation about our past, present, and future. You will learn why the Humphrey School is an ideal place to increase your knowledge of public affairs, in and out of the classroom.  

Head shot of Angelica Klebsch

1:30–2 p.m. Alumni keynote speaker 
Alumna Angelica Klebsch (MPP '16) will share her inspiring story of why she decided to attend the Humphrey School, and how her experience at the School impacts her career today. 

2–2:15 p.m. Break

2:15–3:15 p.m. Admissions process and funding your education 
Our admissions team will discuss the admissions process and how to create an outstanding application. We'll also review the resources available to help you fund your graduate degree.

3:15–3:30 p.m. Break 

Closeup of Mary Curtin speaking to a student

3:30–5:30 p.m. Program-specific breakout sessions
Prospective students will meet with faculty and students in the following degree programs: Master of Development Practice; Master of Human Rights; Master of Public Policy; Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy; and Master of Urban and Regional Planning. You'll learn about coursework and internships for your particular area of interest, and all of the amazing support you will receive as a student. 

Register to join us virtually and discover your future at the Humphrey School