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MyGuide tours will be available again starting Fall 2019

MyGuide is a student-created visit program that puts the campus visit experience in your hands! This program provides you - the student - the opportunity to choose your tour guide and explore UMD in a more personalized way.

MyGuide campus tours are available on Tuesdays. Learn more about each tour guide below and to view their availability.

Aaron R.


Major: Vocal and Instrumental Education (K12)
Hometown: Waseca, MN
Year at UMD: Sophomore

    Hobbies: Reading, Netflix, and YouTube

    Clubs: Marching Band, Pep Band, and Sexual Health Educators

    Why UMD? I love the city of Duluth and I fell in love with the campus when I came on tour. I also loved both the Education and Music Departments when I came and toured and I loved how kind everyone is.

    Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Musician. Bubbly. Artsy. Open. Kind.

    Click here to see Aaron's tour availability

    Adam W.


    Major: Civil Engineering
    Hometown: Mendota Heights, MN
    Year at UMD: Senior

      Hobbies: Camping, Netflix, Cooking, and PC/Console Gaming

      Clubs: American Institute of Steel Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, and RockStar

      Why UMD? I came and toured this school and immediately fell in love. The campus was a perfect size for me, and the surrounding area offers everything I like to do.

      Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Funny. Outgoing. Witty. Organized. Engineer-y.

      Click here to see Adam's tour availability

      Alyssa K.


      Major: Teaching Social Studies & Sociology
      Hometown: Shoreview, MN
      Year at UMD: Sophomore

        Hobbies: Ultimate Frisbee, Video Games, and Sports

        Clubs: Women's Club Ultimate Frisbee (Lakeffect), Queer and Allied Student Union, and Unversity Gaming Society

        Why UMD? It's my Goldilocks school: not too big, not too small; big city and small town feel all at once; nice people and a beautiful environment. Everything is 'just right.'

        Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Passionate. Hard-Working. Nerdy. Athletic. Energetic.

        Click here to see Alyssa's tour availability

        Jack H.


        Major: Sociology
        Hometown: Rochester, MN
        Year at UMD: Sophomore

          Hobbies: Dungeons and Dragons, Reading, Writing, and Acting

          Clubs: University Gaming Society, and College Democrats

          Why UMD? UMD is a good distance from home and a beautiful area with a very different feeling from Rochester.

          Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Comedian. Excited. Optimistic. Social. Curious.

          Click here to see Jack's tour availability

          Kody C.


          Major: Mechanical Engineering
          Hometown: Horace, ND
          Year at UMD: Junior

            Hobbies: Running, Hockey, Anything Outdoorsy, Agriculture, Hiking, and Hammocking

            Clubs: Run Club, Engineering clubs, Honors, and Wooda Wooch

            Why UMD? I chose UMD because it is my Goldilocks school: far enough away from home, but not too far; big enough, but not too big; outdoorsy and in-touch with nature while still offering the large city amenities. Plus, its a nice change of pace from home.

            Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Athletic. Outdoorsy. Outgoing. Informative. Creative.

            Click here to see Kody's tour availability

            Lauren J.


            Major: Computer Science
            Hometown: Burnsville, MN
            Year at UMD: Senior

              Hobbies: Anything Outdoorsy (Hiking, Hammocking, the Beach), Flying Planes, Kickboxing, and Taking Naps

              Clubs: Chi Alpha, Eagle Air Corps, Valor, Duluth Flying Club, and ROTC (Reserved Officers Training Corps)

              Why UMD? I fell in love with the city of Duluth before the school. The size of campus was perfect for me, and it's super easy to make friends. I also love being able to escape to the hiking trails when I'm stressed or need a break!

              Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Adventurous. Fun. Witty. Easy-Going. Friendly.

              Click here to see Lauren's tour availability

              TJ D.

              Taylor (TJ)

              Major: Accounting & Finance
              Hometown: Woodbury, MN
              Year at UMD: Sophomore

                Hobbies: Art, Music, and Baking (I Make Some Mean Popovers!)

                Clubs: Quidditch Club, Art Club, and Film Club

                Why UMD? I love the campus and its atmosphere, as well as the Duluth area itself!

                Describe Yourself In 5 Words: Musician. Bubbly. Artsy. Open. Kind.

                Click here to see TJ's tour availability