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UMN Morris Resources

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center (SSC) is home to Learning Assistance (tutoring, Peer Assisted Learning), Academic Advising, First Year Experience, Transfer Student Services, Career Services, and the Disability Resource Center. SSC can assist with setting and refining goals, planning pathways to graduation, and finding academic opportunities. SSC also connects students with advisers, faculty, and other resources at UMN Morris and in the community.

Phone: 320-589-6178

Academic Center for Enrichment

Known as the ACE Office, this is your student’s one-stop-shop for academic enrichment opportunities—study abroad, National Student Exchange, the McNair Scholars Program, the Honors Program, undergraduate research, and national fellowships and scholarships.

Phone: 320-589-7014

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Intercultural Programs (EDI)

EDI provides academic, social, and cultural support services and programs including the Multi-Ethnic Student Program, Gateway, International Student Program, and LGBTQIA2S+ Life. EDI works with campus partners to meet students’ needs, foster inclusive diversity, and promote intercultural competence for all students.

Phone: 320-589-6095

Native American Student Success Program (NASS)

NASS provides first year college transition support, peer mentors, and cultural resources for Native American undergraduates. They also present campus-wide cultural programs hosting Native elders, aunties, artists, and leaders.

Contact: Chip Beal, NASS Director, or 320-589-7042

Summit Scholars – a TRIO Student Support Services program

This U.S. Dept. of Ed. supported program, promotes access, equal opportunity, and success for students who are first-generation in college, students who are low income, and students who have disabilities. SSS provides personal, social, academic, financial, career and graduate school resources and support for college success.

Contact: email and share how you would like a response (e-mail, chat, text, or phone call).

Office of Residential Life (ORL)

ORL oversees on-campus living opportunities. It provides students with respectful, diverse, and inclusive living communities that enhance students’ personal development and academic success.

Phone: 320-589-6475

Student Activities, Conferences, and Events

Student Activities offers more than 120 student groups and coordinates orientation, intramural athletics, student government, nationally known performing artists and lecturers, and other campus events. Involved students are happier and more successful in college!

Phone: 320-589-6080

Intercollegiate Athletics

One in five UMN Morris students is involved in varsity athletics. UMN Morris offers 19 sports for men and women. Cougar athletes compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III. All students can cheer on the Cougars at home games and meets at no charge. Go Cougs!

Phone: 320-589-6425

Center for Small Towns (CST) and Community Engagement

Students engage with the area community in meaningful, reciprocal, course-based, and co-curricular partnerships—including research projects, service learning courses, community-building events, and volunteer programs.

Phone: 320-589-6451


Please contact the Student Success Center with questions or to request accommodations for New Student Orientation, 320-589-6178 or