New students and their parents can now access essential University information and resources on their smart phones and tablets through U Minnesota. This app contains many guides created by University departments and colleges that users can select and download directly to their smart phone or tablet. U Minnesota (built on Guidebook technology) is the official mobile app for the University of Minnesota.

Begin by downloading U Minnesota to your device. Go to your app store, or visit Then open the app and follow these instructions:

  • iOS Users: Search in the "Find a guide..." field or search under "Public Guides"
  • Android Users: Tap the downward arrow to access Browse Guides

The following Guides will go live in May 2018:

Freshmen should select the guide called Class of 2022
(the web version can be accessed here)

Transfer students should select the guide called New Transfer Students
(the web version can be accessed here)

Parents should select the guide called Parent & Family Guide
(the web version can be accessed here)

These guides will be updated regularly to insure content is current and relevant to your transition to the U of M. You can also link to maps and directions, learn about events, connect with social media, and receive notifications. Printed materials used during your orientation and welcome programs will be available electronically on U Minnesota.