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We're Open!

Summer break is a great time to explore majors! CAPE Coaches are available for appointments all summer long!

Make an appointment today!

OUE 2100

Register for this 1-credit, hybrid (in person/online) course taught by CAPE Coaches! Available for Fall semester!

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CAPE Action Plan

Get a head start on your major exploration with the CAPE Action Plan, and interactive online tool to guide your exploration process!

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Major Spotlight - Journalism

Get the student perspective! Learn more about journalism from U of M grad Emily Mongan!

Read Emily's Story

Major Spotlight - Art History

Get the student perspective! Learn more about art history from U of M grad Zoë Bartholomew!

Read Zoë's Story


One-on-One Appointments

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8:00am-4:00pm, M-Th

Drop-in Hours

Drop-in hours will resume at the start of Fall Semester      

Explore Majors. Discover Interests. Make a Plan.

The Center for Academic Planning and Exploration (CAPE) provides personalized services to help undergraduate students like you develop an Action Plan to aid in your major and career decision-making process.

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Unsure of what your want to major in? Try our online Action Plan to narrow it down!

The CAPE Action Plan is an online tool you can use to help you select a major. By completeing a series of individual guided activities, you will be able to find a major that matches your interests, strengths, and values!

Did you know there are over 140 undergraduate majors at the U?

Explore Majors

Not sure where to start?

Getting Started Guide

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Center for Academic Planning and Exploration
511 Robert H. Bruininks Hall

222 Pleasant St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455