Change major, minor, or college

Follow the instructions based on the change you'd like to make. We encourage you to talk with your advisor about how the change may affect your timely graduation and/or financial aid. 

Instructions

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Change your major or minor

  1. Tell your current advisor you'd like to change your major or minor. They can advise you on next steps.
  2. Learn about any requirements needed to make this change.
  3. Understand how it will affect your timely graduation and/or financial aid.

Add a second major/degree

If you want to earn more than one degree (such as a BA and BS), and the second degree is in a different college:

  1. Tell your advisor about the change you'd like to make. Learn about the requirements needed to add a second degree.
  2. Understand how this may affect your timely graduation and/or financial aid.
  3. Submit the Additional Undergraduate Degree Program Application to One Stop.

Change your college

To transfer from one UMN college to another within the Twin Cities or Rochester campus:

  1. Talk with your current academic advisor to discuss your plan.
  2. Understand the transfer requirements and deadlines for applications for the college you're switching to.
  3. Complete the Application for Undergraduate Change of College (requires login, for undergraduates only).

Twin Cities college transfer requirements and application deadlines

College requirements Fall deadline Spring deadline
Carlson School of Management February 1 October 1
Center for Learning Innovation February 1 (priority deadline) n/a
College of Biological Sciences February 1 October 1
College of Continuing and Professional Studies August 1 December 1
College of Design June 1 (priority by Feb. 1) December 1 (priority by Oct. 1)
College of Education and Human Development June 1 (priority by Feb. 1) December 1 (priority by Oct. 1)
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences June 1 (priority by Feb. 1) December 1 (priority by Oct. 1)
College of Liberal Arts June 1 (priority by Feb. 1) December 1 (priority by Oct. 1)
Medical Laboratory Science June 15 (priority by February 1) No spring admission
College of Science and Engineering March 1 October 1
Mortuary Science August 15 (priority by Feb. 1) No spring admission
School of Nursing February 1     No spring admission