University of Minnesota


What is a Coach?

Coaches are generalists who can help you explore majors across all undergraduate colleges at the U of M Twin Cities campus. They will guide you through the process of choosing a major by helping you develop a personalized, structured plan for exploration and deciding on your major. All of our coaches have a broad background working at the University in either academic advising or career counseling.

It is important to know that CAPE Coaches do not replace your academic advisor. If you have questions regarding specific courses for an upcoming semester, it is always best to ask your advisor.

To schedule a meeting with a CAPE Coach:

  • make an appointment online at,
  • stop by our office in 511 Robert H. Bruininks Hall,
  • or call (612) 624-3076.


Center for Academic Planning and Exploration

511 Robert H. Bruininks Hall

222 Pleasant St. SE | Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-3076 |

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