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Education requirements

The University of Minnesota and its faculty are committed to providing an education that invites you to investigate the world from new perspectives, learn new ways of thinking, and grow as an active citizen and lifelong learner. If you are unsure which degree requirements apply to you, contact your academic advisor.

Current Liberal Education requirements

Liberal Education (LE) is an essential part of your undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota.  If you are unsure which requirements apply to you, contact your academic advisor.

Important Dates

Academics

Wed, Oct 27, 2021 Second half semesters, last day to change grading basis (A-F, S-N, Audit) and variable credits
Fri, Nov 5, 2021 Second 5-week session, last day of classes
Mon, Nov 8, 2021 Third 5-week session begins