University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

F – 1 Students



International F-1 Student Returning After a Leave of Absence of Longer Than 5 Months

Contact Information for the Student Services Office in Each Undergraduate College

Contact your college academic advisor regarding the readmission or reactivation process, or visit your college website The readmission and status reactivation process varies by college, and it may take a few days to several weeks. You are advised to discuss what classes you should take during the first semester after your return. A registration time will be assigned to you.

College of Biological Sciences (CBS) Student Services

Address: 3-104 Molecular and Cellular Biology Building (MCB)
Phone Number: +1 612-624-9717
Additional Information: Students should pick an advisor (do so by clicking on "contact an advisor" on the first link) and email her/him with any questions

College of Design (CDes) Student Services

Address: 32 McNeal Hall
Phone Number: +1 612-626-9068
Or Contact Laurie Gardner directly at 612-624-3635,
Hours/Additional Information: Contact your advisor at

College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) Student Services

Address: 360 Education Sciences Building
Phone Number: +1 612-625-3339
Hours/Additional Information: Drop-in advising hours are different for each advisor; a list of each adviser’s drop-in times are listed on their profile page

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) Student Services

Address: 130 Coffey Hall, St. Paul Campus
Phone Number: +1 612-301-2389
Hours/Additional Information: Drop-in advising (10-15 minute sessions)
Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m.-Noon and 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Student Services

Address: 16 Johnston Hall
Phone Number: +1 612-625-2020
Hours/Additional Information: Drop-in hours for 5-10 minute questions occur Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 16 Johnston Hall

College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Student Services

Address: 105 Lind Hall
Phone Number: +1 612-624-2890
Hours/Additional Information: Drop-in hours are 2:00–4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday . If the student filed a Leave of Absence form with a return date, no readmission form will be needed before coming back

Carlson (CSOM) Undergraduate Progam Office

Address: 2-190 Hanson Hall
Phone Number: +1 612-624-3313
Hours/Additional Information: Drop-in advising hours are 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday