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Prospective Students

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Future FRESHMAN Students- If you are in high school or have been admitted as a new freshman for the coming term, please contact your College of Design (CDes) Freshman Admissions Counselor to get all your questions answered.


Kimberly Reed, CDes Freshman Admissions Counselor
612-625-9886 or 1-800-752-1000


Future TRANSFER students - If you have completed college credits after graduation from high school, then you are considered a transfer student. Contact your CDes Transfer Admissions Counselor to get all your questions answered. Please also review this Webpage: for information on admissions deadlines, criteria, forms, and links to transfer guides.


Melodie Bard, CDes Transfer Admissions Counselor
612-625-5098 or 1-800-752-1000


Attend Transfer Drop-In Sessions: Quick 10-minute answers

  • Mondays, 1:30-3:30pm, 107 Rapson Hall
  • NO drop-ins - University holidays, final exam week, summer session, winter break, or spring break


Current College of Design students

Students already enrolled in a College of Design major can visit 12 McNeal Hall or 107 Rapson Hall, both of which have information about careers and internships, study abroad, the Honors Program, the Mentor Program, scholarships, undergraduate research, graduation, and much more!