Diversity programs

Connect with programs for underrepresented minority students to access opportunities including the North Star STEM Alliance, tutoring, research, internships, scholarships, and multicultural student groups. Learn more about diversity programs.

Leadership workshops

Build your leadership skills and discover your personal potential at the LeaderShape or Catalyst workshops. Email Ben at benkoch@umn.edu for more information.

Learn abroad

Gain an international perspective through CSE Global Seminars, freshmen global seminars, exchange programs, or international service and research. Learn more about learn abroad opportunities.

Living Learning Communities

Apply to be part of a Living Learning Community and live with students who share your interests in science and engineering. Learn more about Living Learning Communities.

Mentor programs

Network with industry professionals in your field or get advice from other students through mentor programs in the College of Science and Engineering. Learn more about mentor programs.

Programs for women

Make connections with women who share your interests in science and engineering through speakers, book discussions, community events, and women student groups. Learn more about programs for women.


Gain hands-on experience through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) or the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Learn more about undergraduate research opportunities.


Discover scholarship opportunities available through the College of Science and Engineering. Learn more about scholarships.

Student groups and leadership opportunities

Get involved in one of the College of Science and Engineering’s 75+ student groups to develop leadership skills, expand your network on campus, and build your resume. Learn more about student groups.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer with the College of Science and Engineering’s K-12 outreach programs and inspire future engineers and scientists. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.