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Within a welcoming, inclusive, and respectful environment, we co-create the conditions to prepare, enroll, support, and empower competent and transformative future pharmacists.

Preview Day

Preview Days are our most comprehensive information sessions for anyone interested in the PharmD program. Preview Days are offered multiple times a year and provide an opportunity to learn about pharmacy careers, the PharmD program, and the admissions process. We encourage anyone interested in the PharmD program to attend - whether you are a high school student or plan to apply next year!

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Request an Individual Appointment

Whether you are considering pharmacy, in the midst of applying to our school, or re-applying to our program, we invite you to meet with us one-on-one! We are available for in-person or phone appointments.  Appointments are available on both our campuses between 9:00 a.m. Central and 3:30 p.m. Central time. 

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Upcoming Admissions Events

Upcoming Admissions Events

The College of Pharmacy visits many colleges around the country, see when we are next near you!

Upcoming Admissions Events

Meet our staff

Meet our staff

Office of Admissions

612-624-9490
pharmacy@umn.edu

Office of Student Services

612-624-9490
pharmd@umn.edu

Olivia Buncher

Director of Admissions

Contact: obuncher@d.umn.edu

  • Admissions policies and processes
  • PharmD recruiting strategy

Strengths: Strategic - Learner - Analytical - Significance – Input

Peter Haeg

Director of Student Services

Contact: haegx002@umn.edu

  • College policies & student life
  • Student engagement & governance contact

Strengths: Ideation - Relator - Positivity - Maximizer - Adaptability

Caitlyn Nygaard

Admissions Counselor

Contact: caitlyn@d.umn.edu

  • Admissions and application questions
  • Recruiting events in northern Minnesota and the midwest
  • Applicant counseling on the Duluth campus

 Strengths: Harmony - Communication - Responsibility - Positivity - Empathy

Amy Renne

Academic Advisor

Contact: arenne@d.umn.edu

  • Career counseling and exploration (CV/resume review, job/internship search, interviewing)
  • Courses or electives for registration
  • Academic difficulty and excused absence assistance
  • Student Registration / degree verification for Duluth students

Strengths: Relator - Adaptability - Achiever - Connectedness – Arranger

Cassie Lanier

Admissions Counselor

Contact:  lanie008@umn.edu

  • Admissions and application questions
  • Prerequisite requirements
  • Applicant counseling on the Twin Cities campus
  • Recruiting events in the Twin Cities and nationwide

Strengths: Discipline - Consistency - Futuristic - Input - Learner

Becky Borg

Career Services Coordinator & Student Advisor

Contact: becky@umn.edu

  • Career counseling and exploration (CV/resume review, job/internship search, interviewing)
  • Courses or electives for registration
  • Academic difficulty and excused absence assistance

Strengths: Relator - Discipline - Responsibility - Analytical - Harmony

Sarah Springer

Communications & Data Specialist

Contact: spri0078@umn.edu     

  • Prospective student and applicant communications
  • Student records and data management

Strengths: Connectedness - Responsibility - Individualization - Relator - Arranger

Jennifer Niemeier

Executive Student Services Specialist

Contact:  jniemeie@umn.edu   

  • Compliance (background studies, immunization, BLS)
  • Scheduling appointments with OSS staff
  • Inquiries about the PharmD program

Strengths: Analytical - Achiever - Context - Communication - Consistency

 

 

Katie Vukelich

Student Engagement Coordinator

Contact: vukelich@d.umn.edu   

  • Support student life opportunities and organizations
  • Events (Career & Internship Fair, White Coat Ceremonies, Commencement)
  • Class Representatives and student government
  • Dual degrees (PharmD/MBA, PharmD/MPH)

Strengths: Restorative - Responsibility - Empathy - Relator - Arranger

 

 

Locations, lodging and transportation

Locations, lodging and transportation

Duluth and the Twin Cities are easy to visit! Click here for details on lodging and transportation.

College of Pharmacy - Duluth

232 Life Science
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
Campus map 

612-624-9490
pharmacy@umn.edu

College of Pharmacy - Twin Cities

3-160 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Campus map 

612-624-9490
pharmacy@umn.edu