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Student Engagement and Wellness

Student Affairs has recently changed it's name to "Student Engagement and Wellness".

The Student Engagement and Wellness team is made up of a wide variety of departments centered around the student experience here at UMN Crookston. Our role is to help students be well, be successful, and know that they belong here. Our partners in the student experience are found all over campus. We look forward to getting to know you and working with you.

Department Mission and Values

Department Mission and Values


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


  • We are educators.
  • We will provide an accessible and inclusive environment where students have a sense of belonging.
  • We will move forward with an eye to issues of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Student Services and Departments

Student Services and Departments

Launch YOU@UMN

YOU@UMN is a personalized digital platform connecting students to online tools and campus resources to help support their goals to Succeed, Thrive and Matter at the University of Minnesota.

Get involved:

Departmental oversight includes:

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.

Title IX Statement 

Learn more at UMC's Sexual Misconduct website



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 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.
  • Bias Reporting Form: this form is designed to collect information about bias incidents on our campus.
  • Care Team Form: use this form to report a concern about a student - change in behavior, not attending class, concern for their health or wellbeing.

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 (Red Folder) & Care Team

Student Behavior (Red Folder) & Care Team

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 …

Care Team

The Care Team is a multi-departmental committee that addresses issues related to student health and wellbeing and how it affects behavior on campus. The committee counsels on student concerns and creates actionable plans to connect students with resources and counsel faculty/staff in handling student needs and behavior.

Learn more about the Care Team

Policies and Procedures

Department Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty & Staff

Parking Enforcement Officer
(218) 281-8815
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Case Manager & Compliance Crd.
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
(218) 281-8531
Chris Ehrhart
Interim Dean of Student Services
270-B Owen Hall
(218) 281-8580
Director Disability Resources
(218) 281-8587
Education Program Spec 1
(218) 281-8586
Dir Educ Programs & Transition
170-A Owen Hall
(218) 281-8570
Jodi Ramberg
HC Pro 2-Counseling
(218) 281-8571
HC Pro 2-Counseling
(218) 281-8348
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Parking Enforcement Officer
Parking Enforcement Officer
(218) 281-8815
Nan Widseth
HC Pro 2-Primary Care Nursing
(218) 281-8512


Student Engagement and Wellness

University of Minnesota Crookston

145-J Sargeant Student Center

2900 University Ave

Crookston, MN 56716

PHONE: 218-281-8505



M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm