Frequently Asked Questions
What is UMC’s
What is there to do on
How much does it cost to
What types of
scholarships does UMC offer?
Where can I find
financial aid information?
What does “Laptop
How do I transfer to
UMC from another institution?
What is the procedure for requesting an Official Transcript?
How do I contact the
Admissions Office with questions?
What are some hotel
accommodations in the area?
Can I take online classes?
Crookston is located along Highway 2 in
Northwest Minnesota . Here is a link to maps of the
area and the campus:
Distance to U of M –
Grand Forks , ND – 24 miles
Fargo , ND – 70 miles
Bemidji , MN – 90 miles
Winnipeg , MB – 150 miles
Morris , MN – 165 miles
Duluth , MN – 240 miles
Minneapolis , MN – 290 miles
Sioux Falls , SD – 320 miles
Rochester , MN – 370 miles
UMC’s Mission Statement? (back to
The University of Minnesota ,
Crookston (UMC) is integral to the
University’s statewide land grant mission.
The college provides its unique contribution
through polytechnic programs that combine theory,
practice, and experimentation in a technologically
rich environment. UMC connects its teaching,
research, and outreach to serve the public
What is there to do on
campus? (back to top)
The UMC campus is a very busy place and students
never have a problem finding things to do! There
are over 40 clubs and organizations on campus that
students can join including; academic clubs,
political clubs, religious clubs, and many more.
S.P.A.C.E. is one organization that brings a lot of
entertainment to campus. They sponsor events weekly
on Wednesday nights and two weekends a month. These
events include, but are not limited to; dances,
movies, comedians and even hypnotists. If you would
like to find out more about the clubs and
organizations on campus please visit: http://www.umcrookston.edu/clubsorgs
See Campus Life: http://www1.crk.umn.edu/admissions/about/campuslife
How much does it cost
to attend UMC? (back to top)
types of scholarships does UMC offer?
At UMC we offer a variety of scholarships
including; merit scholarships, specialty
scholarships and transfer scholarships. For more
information about these please visit:
can I find financial aid information?
What does “Laptop University” mean? (back to
Every UMC student is provided with a laptop
computer for his or her use 24 hours a day, seven
days a week – in or out of the classroom.
Students use their computer to manage their
schedules, conduct and analyze research, study,
communicate with professionals (both on and off
campus), and to develop and deliver multimedia
How do I
transfer to U of M Crookston from another
institution? (back to top)The best way to
go about transferring into the University of
Minnesota , Crookston is to apply. Please send us
official copies of all of your transcripts. If you
have less than 26 semester credits, you need to
send high school transcripts also. The transfer
specialist will enter all of your credits into the
DARwin system, which will tell you exactly what
transferred, how it transferred and how many
credits you will have to complete at UMC to
For further information, contact the Transfer
Specialist 1-800-862-6466 or http://www1.crk.umn.edu/admissions/prospective/transfer
How do I contact
the Admissions Office with questions? (back to top)There are many ways
that you can contact the UMC Admissions Office:
- Call 1-800-UMC-MINN (1-800-862-6466)
- Visit the Admissions website at:
and click on Contact UMC
- Or you can write to us at:
170 Owen Hall
2900 University Avenue
Crookston, MN 56716
are some hotel accommodations in the area?
AmericInn (218)281-7800 or 1-800-634-3444
(recommended) Amenities :
High speed internet, pool, hot tub, continental
America's Best Value Inn (218)281-5210 or 1-800-423-7541; Amenities: Attached
restaurant, pool, and hot tub
Country Club (218)281-1607 or 1-800-314-0105
Pets Allowed- must not be unattended
Can I take online
classes? (back to top)