Change your major, minor, or campus
Your first choice for your academic plan may not suit you as your interests develop, and as you discover all the University has to offer. Follow the instructions below for the change to your plan that you would like to make. Be sure to discuss with your advisor how the change could affect your timely graduation and financial aid.
If you are considering taking one or more classes at another campus while maintaining enrollment on your home campus, read about multi-institutional status.
Change your major or minor
In most cases, your advisor can assist you with changing your major or minor within your college. Make an appointment to discuss your plan and learn of any requirements needed to make the change.
To change your declared major(s) or minor(s):
- Meet with your advisor
- Complete the Major and/or Minor Change Form
The following programs require you to submit supplemental application materials by a set deadline:
Change your campus
Step 1: Meet with your current academic advisor to discuss your plan.
Step 2: Investigate transfer requirements.
These Twin Cities colleges and departments have specific transfer requirements:
- Carlson School of Management
- College of Biological Sciences (CBS)
- College of Continuing Education (CCE)
- College of Design (CDes)
- College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
- College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)
- College of Liberal Arts (CLA)
- Clinical Laboratory Sciences
- College of Science and Engineering (CSE)
- Mortuary Science
- School of Nursing
Step 3: Make sure you meet the deadlines for applying. If you are applying to the Twin Cities campus, check the deadlines specific to the college/department you are applying to.
Step 4: Complete the Application for Undergraduate Change of Campus form.
The following Twin Cities programs require you to submit supplemental application materials:
Step 5: Review the Guide to changing your U of M campus to help you through the transition.
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