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U of M McNamara Academic Center
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McNamara Academic Center
for Student-Athletes
Office of Undergraduate Education

Prospective Student-Athletes

Dear Prospective Student-Athlete:

Lynn Holleran

Welcome to the University of Minnesota and the McNamara Academic Center website! Our hope is that as you look at schools and make decisions, this website will provide you with the information you need not only about the University of Minnesota, but also the support we provide our student-athletes.

Minnesota is one of the finest universities in the country.  We educate some of the world’s best innovators and change makers.  With 130 undergraduate majors to choose from, the options to explore your passion are endless. Another point of pride for us is our location. We are located in a major metropolitan area with a remarkable campus feel; our location provides access to tremendous opportunities. In addition to hosting the state’s capital, the Twin Cities is called home by 21 Fortune 500 companies providing endless opportunities in a variety of fields.

Our office, the McNamara Academic Center for Student-Athletes, is a student-athlete focused environment dedicated to guiding student-athletes to graduation, building positive relationships, and enhancing their overall experience.  We strive to serve the University and our constituents with integrity and professionalism. Our athletic advisors, learning coordinators, mentors and tutors all work together to provide the best individualized learning environment for each student-athlete.  We are committed to supporting the academic and personal goals of our student-athlete body.
Come to the U! Be part of something great – the University of Minnesota!


Lynn Holleran
McNamara Academic Center for Student-Athletes