University District Partners Directory

Center for Urban and Regional Affairs


Center for Community-Engaged Learning

Works with community partners to provide opportunities for students to engage in off-campus experiential learning through community work and place-based educational programs.


Clinical and Translational Science Institute , Community-Engaged Research

CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) team helps lay the groundwork for these community-University partnerships, with the ultimate goal of advancing research that adds real value to the lives of Minnesotans.


Student-Athlete Development

The University of Minnesota's Student-Athlete Development program encourages and supports service, leadership, and personal and professional development for the overall well-being of the intercollegiate student-athlete. We strive to build success through creative problem solving, personalized educational sessions, trainings, and meaningful partnerships with campus and community stakeholders.

College of Liberal Arts, Engagement


College of Science and Engineering, Collegiate Life and Student Engagement

Helps students go beyond the classroom and get involved.


Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Student-Community Partnerships

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Research Centers

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, State and Local Policy Program

College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), Community Engagement

Grand Challenge Faculty Research Initiative

Hennepin-University Partnership

Represents a strategic alignment between Minnesota's primary research university and its largest county, coordinating partnerships that capture value for both organizations.

Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)

A resource for scholars, artists, professionals, and students who are engaged in a wide variety of study and practice. It also serves as a bridge between the University and the wider community as a place where people meet and ideas are exchanged. The IAS provides funding support for faculty research, interdisciplinary collaborative research, and public programming, as well as a range of other support for faculty, staff, students, the general public, and our community partners.