Welcome to the Office of Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs provides leadership and a supportive framework for a vibrant campus community that advances teaching, learning, and research.
Academic Affairs oversees five collegiate units which include the Labovitz School of Business and Economics, the College of Education and Human Service Professions, the School of Fine Arts, the College of Liberal Arts and the Swenson College of Science and Engineering, as well as the the Natural Resources Research Institute, Minnesota Sea Grant Program, Information Technology Systems and Services, the UMD Library, the Liberal Education Program, the Honors Program, and the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Students in Transition, Graduate Education, Sponsored Project Administration, International Education, Student Support Services, and Continuing Education. Academic Affairs has primary responsibility for the University's academic policies and procedures, academic program planning and approval, budgeting, academic personnel (appointments and reappointments, tenure and promotion, annual evaluations) institutional accreditation and accountability, program review, assessment of student learning, enrollment management, student success initiatives, faculty development, institutional research, and academic space assignment.
Academic Affairs Staff Directory
Academic Affairs Strategy Map