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Student Affairs

Mission: To enrich the learning experience by cultivating a sense of belonging and promoting holistic development.

How to use the forms

  • Sexual Assault, Harassment, Relationship Violence or Stalking Report: use this form to report any concerns about a possible sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual harassment, stalking or relationship violence.
  • General Incident Report: use this form to submit information about violations of the student conduct code or housing policy, or hate/bias incidents (non-academic), or any other incident you think someone needs to be aware of. 
  • Student Complaint Form: use this form for student concerns at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The form will be sent to the Crookston Student Association (CSA) president, and the student concerns representative.

Student Affairs Learning Outcomes

Student Affairs Learning Outcomes

CAS (the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education) is a nationally-recognized leader in the Student Affairs profession, whose primary mission is promote the improvement of programs and services to enhance the quality of student learning and development. To that end, CAS organization has identified six student outcome domains to help our profession demonstrate our contribution to the student experience by advancing our profession’s efforts to measure student learning and development. In an effort to align ourselves with our profession’s national standards, we have chosen to adopt the CAS Learning and Development Outcome domains as our guiding framework for our division student learning outcomes.

The Student Affairs student learning domains and associated student learning outcomes help guide the work of our division including both our research and assessment efforts. We have strategically chosen the CAS Learning and Development Outcome domains as these align with the goals of the The University of Minnesota Crookston’s core values.

Student Learning Domains and Learning Outcomes:

Learning Domain 1:  Knowledge acquisition

Learning Domain 2: Cognitive Complexity

Learning Domain 3: Intrapersonal Development

Learning Domain 4: Interpersonal Competence

Learning Domain 5: Humanitarianism & Civic Engagement

Learning Domain 6: Practical Competence

Council for the Advancement of Standards (2012). CAS learning and development outcomes. In Council for the Advancement of Higher Education (Ed.), CAS professional standards for higher education (8th Ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Student Services and Student Affairs Departments

Reporting Concerns, Complaints & Incidents

Reporting Concerns, Complaints & Incidents

UMC Student Complaint Procedures

Should a student wish to pursue a complaint against another student, a staff member, or the University, the University is willing and obligated to listen. The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) has established procedures to respond to student complaints in a fair and equitable manner.

There are informal and formal procedures to follow to seek resolutions. Most complaints can be resolved with the informal procedure. The University encourages you to attempt to resolve any concerns or complaints with the individual(s) at the lowest level with the informal process and then, if needed, seek formal resolution.

View the UMC Student Complaint Procedures

Types of complaints addressed in the above document:

  • Academic complaints
  • Complaints related to University staff, administrative offices or departments
  • Complaints related to behavior of other students
  • Complaints related to sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking
  • Student-athlete grievances
  • General student concerns, complaints and grievances
  • Complaints related to consumer, licensure, quality or accreditation issues

Incident Reporting Forms

Sexual Misconduct - Title IX - VAWA

Sexual Misconduct - Title IX - VAWA

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) prohibits sexual misconduct in any form. UMC recognizes that sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence are attacks not only on a person's body but also on the person's dignity. Learn more on how the University of Minnesota defines those terms (U of M Policy).

UMC is committed to providing students and members of the University community with tools to prevent sexual misconduct from occurring.

Learn more at UMC's Sexual Misconduct website

UMC Emergency Notification Methods and Mental Health Emergencies

UMC Emergency Notification Methods and Mental Health Emergencies

UMC Emergency Notification Methods

The safety and security of the University community are among our top priorities. The University has up-to-date emergency plans to effectively and quickly respond to life, health and safety threats. In the event of an emergency you will be given clear information and directions to protect your life, health and safety. Redundant emergency notification will be communicated via:

SAFE-U Alerts

This text messaging feature allows the campus community to receive emergency notifications from UMC on their cell phones. Students, as well as faculty and staff are encouraged to go to the SAFE-U website and choose SAFE-U Text Notifications to update their information, especially cell phone numbers for this service. There is also a link to this site from the UMC’s Today page. Please note that you can sign-up one additional person (i.e. parent, spouse) to also receive notified or you can opt-out of the system.

UMC Website

The University of Minnesota Crookston website will display a banner with emergency notifications.

Tone Alert Radios

Twenty-five (25) tone/audio emergency broadcasting radios are strategically located around camps to alert key individuals who then activate appropriate emergency action plans, as needed.

Emergency Tone & Audio Siren

This exterior siren (high pitch tone alert) and Digital Voice Message or Live Message is used to notify the campus community of an impending emergency. The campus community should seek more details from the above sources and/or University officials providing additional information.

UMC E-mail Messages

This electronic means of communication will be sent to campus Official (students and employees) and Faculty/Staff distribution lists. Initial notification as well as follow-up messages will be sent regarding any emergency situation or official University communications.

Digital Signage (EGG & SSC with 8 new locations)

UMC has installed LCD monitors throughout high traffic areas within buildings and dining services to help communicate campus programs and activities. This system will also be utilized to pass along details of any current health or safety/emergency issues.

Voice Message on Campus Switchboard

Messages will be left on campus telephones and automated attendant at 218-281-6510 (x-6510 from a campus phone)

KROX Radio

This local radio station (AM 1260) works collaboratively with UMC to help notify the University and community of local conditions.

UMC Campus Emergency Closing Policies and Procedures

School cancellation and delayed openings due to inclement weather will be communicated to the UMC community via TXT-U, UMC Website, UMC E-mail Blast, KROX Radio (AM 1260) and television stations WDAZ (Channel 8) and KVLY (Channel 11). More details can be found at UMC Campus Emergency Closing Policies and Procedures

Mental Health Related Emergencies

This document contains emergency phone numbers that may address mental health related emergencies PDF File Icon

Student Behavior

Student Behavior

Student Behavior

Red Folder PDF File Icon

Purpose of the Folder:  The University of Minnesota is deeply committed to the physical and emotional well-being of our students. We can all play a part by noticing worrisome behavior and responding with compassion. By sharing your concerns and intervening early you can help maintain a healthy and safe campus. This folder is designed to help you recognize indicators of student distress and how to respond and refer the student appropriately.  … worry less about saying the “right thing” than saying something …

Policies and Procedures

Department Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty & Staff

Residential Life Prof 4
Dean of Student Engagement
(218) 281-8505
HC Pro 2
(218) 281-8571

Student Affairs

University of Minnesota Crookston

145-J Sargeant Student Center

2900 University Ave

Crookston, MN 56716

PHONE: 218-281-8505



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