The University of Minnesota, Morris offers the Morris Academic Partnership (MAP) program, in which faculty select academically talented, qualified third-year students to assist then in scholarly and creative projects. Selected MAP students undertake assignments intended to enhance their intellectual competence and increase their interest in graduate or professional study. Recipients must be enrolled for at least 12 credits.
The University of Minnesota, Morris offers the Morris Student Administrative Fellows (MSAF), in which academic and administrative staff members select academically talented, qualified students to assist them in administrative and managerial projects. Selected students undertake assignments intended to enhance their intellectual competence and increase their interest in graduate or professional study. Recipients must be enrolled for at least 12 credits.
The Multi-Ethnic Mentorship Program (MMP) is an opportunity for second-year students of color to work with University of Minnesota, Morris faculty and/or staff on a year-long project and/or research endeavor. Recipients must be enrolled for at least 12 credits.
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) benefits students by allowing them to work with a faculty member on research, scholarly, or creative projects. Students develop detailed knowledge of research methods and have unique access to the faculty and facilities of the entire University of Minnesota system. Recipients must be enrolled for at least 12 credits.
The University of Minnesota, Morris is approved by the Minnesota State Approving Agency to participate in all Veterans Education Assistance Programs. These programs include Veterans Administration (VA) benefits for those who have served on active duty and their eligible dependents, as well as members of the Reserve and National Guard. If you are eligible for Veterans Educational Benefits you must complete and submit the Veterans Information Form to the Financial Aid Office. Once received, the veteran certifying officer will certify your enrollment for educational benefits.
You may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation if you have a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult for you to find or keep a job. If you are determined eligible for services, Minnesota’s vocational rehabilitation program will consider your eligibility for other financial aid and may fund some direct costs such as tuition, student service fees, books, supplies and equipment. Visit the Minnesota State Resources for more information, or contact a local Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) office in your county.
UMM Disability Services can help students that benefit from consultation and accommodation in high school, a student with a new injury, or students that have new struggles caused by a disability that is now creating obstacles. There are many types of disabilities that Disability Services can provide accommodations for or answer questions. Contact Disability Services at 320-589-6178, in person at 328 Briggs Library, or email Nancy Cheeseman, Disability Services Coordinator.