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MyGuide is a student-created visit program that puts the campus visit experience in your hands! This program provides you - the student - the opportunity to choose your tour guide and explore UMD in a more personalized way.

MyGuide campus tours are available on Tuesdays. Learn more about each tour guide below and to view their availability.


Aaron R.

Aaron

Major: Vocal and Instrumental Education (K12)
Hometown: Waseca, MN
Year at UMD: Sophomore

    Hobbies: Reading, Netflix, and YouTube

    Clubs: Marching Band, Pep Band, and Sexual Health Educators

    Why UMD? I love the city of Duluth and I fell in love with the campus when I came on tour. I also loved both the Education and Music Departments when I came and toured and I loved how kind everyone is.

    Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Musician. Bubbly. Artsy. Open. Kind.

    Click here to see Aaron's tour availability


    Adam W.

    Adam

    Major: Civil Engineering
    Hometown: Mendota Heights, MN
    Year at UMD: Senior

      Hobbies: Camping, Netflix, Cooking, and PC/Console Gaming

      Clubs: American Institute of Steel Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, and RockStar

      Why UMD? I came and toured this school and immediately fell in love. The campus was a perfect size for me, and the surrounding area offers everything I like to do.

      Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Funny. Outgoing. Witty. Organized. Engineer-y.

      Click here to see Adam's tour availability


      Alyssa K.

      Alyssa

      Major: Teaching Social Studies & Sociology
      Hometown: Shoreview, MN
      Year at UMD: Sophomore

        Hobbies: Ultimate Frisbee, Video Games, and Sports

        Clubs: Women's Club Ultimate Frisbee (Lakeffect), Queer and Allied Student Union, and Unversity Gaming Society

        Why UMD? It's my Goldilocks school: not too big, not too small; big city and small town feel all at once; nice people and a beautiful environment. Everything is 'just right.'

        Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Passionate. Hard-Working. Nerdy. Athletic. Energetic.

        Click here to see Alyssa's tour availability


        Elizabeth S.

        Elizabeth

        Major: Outdoor and Environmental Education
        Hometown: Anoka, MN
        Year at UMD: Senior

          Hobbies: Going on Adventures!

          Clubs: Cheerleading, Swing Club, Biology TA, UMD Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, and Studied Abroad (New Zealand)

          Why UMD? There are tons of majors here! I wanted to get to know all kinds of people during my college experience, and UMD offered me just that!

          Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Adventurous. Kind. Accepting. Outdoorsy. Foodie.

          Click here to see Elizabeth's tour availability


          Emma O.

          Emma

          Major: Political Science
          Hometown: Otsego, MN
          Year at UMD: Junior

            Hobbies: Soccer, Socializing with Friends, Cooking, and Being Politically Active

            Clubs: Phi Sigma Sigma, University of Minnesota Senate Committee, RockStar, Be the Match on Campus, and Political Science Association

            Why UMD? UMD felt like home the moment I walked onto campus for my first tour and it continues to feel like home still.

            Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Bubbly. Driven. Preppy. Caring. Friendly.

            Click here to see Emma's tour availability


            Jack H.

            Jack

            Major: Sociology
            Hometown: Rochester, MN
            Year at UMD: Sophomore

              Hobbies: Dungeons and Dragons, Reading, Writing, and Acting

              Clubs: University Gaming Society, and College Democrats

              Why UMD? UMD is a good distance from home and a beautiful area with a very different feeling from Rochester.

              Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Comedian. Excited. Optimistic. Social. Curious.

              Click here to see Jack's tour availability


              Katherine K.

              Katherine

              Major: Communications
              Hometown: Eau Claire, WI
              Year at UMD: Sophomore

                Hobbies: Traveling, Reading, and Cooking

                Clubs: Writing Club, and SERVE (Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences)

                Why UMD? I came into UMD undeclared so I was looking for a school that offered a broad base of quality majors that I could explore. The location doesn't hurt either!

                Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Outdoorsy. Compassionate. Driven. Conscientious. Independent.

                Click here to see Katherine's tour availability


                Kody C.

                Kody

                Major: Mechanical Engineering
                Hometown: Horace, ND
                Year at UMD: Junior

                  Hobbies: Running, Hockey, Anything Outdoorsy, Agriculture, Hiking, and Hammocking

                  Clubs: Run Club, Engineering clubs, Honors, and Wooda Wooch

                  Why UMD? I chose UMD because it is my Goldilocks school: far enough away from home, but not too far; big enough, but not too big; outdoorsy and in-touch with nature while still offering the large city amenities. Plus, its a nice change of pace from home.

                  Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Athletic. Outdoorsy. Outgoing. Informative. Creative.

                  Click here to see Kody's tour availability


                  Lauren J.

                  Lauren

                  Major: Computer Science
                  Hometown: Burnsville, MN
                  Year at UMD: Senior

                    Hobbies: Anything Outdoorsy (Hiking, Hammocking, the Beach), Flying Planes, Kickboxing, and Taking Naps

                    Clubs: Chi Alpha, Eagle Air Corps, Valor, Duluth Flying Club, and ROTC (Reserved Officers Training Corps)

                    Why UMD? I fell in love with the city of Duluth before the school. The size of campus was perfect for me, and it's super easy to make friends. I also love being able to escape to the hiking trails when I'm stressed or need a break!

                    Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Adventurous. Fun. Witty. Easy-Going. Friendly.

                    Click here to see Lauren's tour availability


                    TJ D.

                    Taylor (TJ)

                    Major: Accounting & Finance
                    Hometown: Woodbury, MN
                    Year at UMD: Sophomore

                      Hobbies: Art, Music, and Baking (I Make Some Mean Popovers!)

                      Clubs: Quidditch Club, Art Club, and Film Club

                      Why UMD? I love the campus and its atmosphere, as well as the Duluth area itself!

                      Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Musician. Bubbly. Artsy. Open. Kind.

                      Click here to see TJ's tour availability