Virtual Engagement Opportunities

Resources for you

Here is a list of activities and virtual resources you can enjoy at home.


The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering's LinkedIn group is an easy way to connect with more than 2,500 alumni, students, and friends of the college. Join our CSE group on LinkedIn.

The College of Science and Engineering social media channels are the best way to stay up-to-date on how our community is rising to meet the challenges presented by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19):


On social media, use #UMNProud and tag @UMNCSE to share your own photos and stories!

Read, see, attend

Read about the University of Minnesota's collective response to this worldwide challenge. Visit the U of M COVID-19 website.

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) has compiled resources from across the University of Minnesota to keep alumni informed and supported during this uncertain time. For COVID-19 research updates, health and wellness resources, ideas to engage the whole family and more visit the COVID-19 resources website.

The UMAA is hosting a variety of free webinars and virtual events, and has compiled a listing of University-wide online activities. Learn more on the UMAA virtual events calendar.

Help a student or young alumni

The Maroon and Gold Network is a free career, networking, and mentoring resource that syncs with preexisting LinkedIn profiles. You can browse by industry, college, major, degree type, employer, and geographic location. As students face job and internship insecurity, now is a great time to share your time and expertise. Learn more on the Maroon and Gold Network website.

Participate in research

Take part in research projects from your home through Zooniverse, an online hub for citizen-science activities that was cofounded by CSE associate professor of physics and astronomy Lucy Fortson. Learn more on the Zooniverse website.

Parents: Download a PDF of Zooniverse resources curated by educators to engage children of all ages.

Listen or watch


Please contact Joelle Larson, CSE Alumni Relations Director, or 612-626-1802.