University Relations


University Relations is the central communications office of the University of Minnesota. We work to develop relationships with people both internal and external to the University through timely and accurate communications.

While many of you may be acquainted with our office and the services we provide, you may want to know how we are organized and familiarize yourself with the ways in which we can serve you. Our mission—building trust, understanding, and pride in the University—informs all areas of work that we do.

Primarily, we

Our office’s resources are aligned into the following units: Public Relations (News Service, Internal Communications, and Strategic Initiatives), Marketing Communications, and Creative Services. To find out more about these units, and the associated University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the important work all of these units do to help the University community, please explore this website.

Contact Us

To learn more about our office, please send email to or contact us at:

Office of University Relations
3 Morrill Hall
100 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-6868
Fax: 612-624-6369