Support for Afghan Refugees

We appreciate the questions and messages we have received asking what the University is doing to support Afghan refugees. Below is basic information about the situation and things you can do. We are also in communication with a variety of departments and units at the University to learn about their involvement with efforts to support Afghans resettling in Minnesota and around the country.

The Situation in Minnesota

Opportunities for Higher Education

The following resources provide information about possible opportunities for higher education institutions:

What Community Members Can Do

There are organizations throughout Minnesota already organizing to support Afghan refugees. We encourage community members to volunteer or donate to these organizations or to do the other actions listed such as creating welcome kits for refugees.

Additional Resources