human-factors College of Design

Human Factors and Ergonomics

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OFFICES:   The office for the Director of Graduate Studies, Brad Holschuh, is located in the 240 McNeal Hall, on the St. Paul campus.


Human Factors is administratively housed in the Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel (DHA).  The main office for DHA is in 240 McNeal Hall on the St. Paul campus.  The Graduate Program Coordinator is located in this office.


New Student Quick Start Guide: Important information you need to to know before arriving on campus.


One Stop:  The University of Minnsota's One Stop student services website is a central information resource for students, faculty, and staff.  Information related to registration, finances, and services can be found here:


GPAS - Graduate Planning and Audit System.   Students who entered the program Fall 2016 or after will use the online GPAS system instead of the paper Graduate Degree Plan.  Access GPAS through MyU>Academics>Degree Progress>Graduate Planning and Audit System.


Emails and Listserv:  Your U of M email account is the university's official means of communication.  You should send and receive all emails concerning U of M matters through this account.


The program also has a listserv specifically for program students.  You are automically enrolled as a new student.   Students are able to post to this listserv from their U of M email account.  If you have any problems with the listserv, contact the Graduate Program Coordinator.



Policies, Procedures, and Forms

Annual Academic Progress Review (October-November each year)

Approved Courses

Committee Assignment Approval Form

Change of Adviser

Change of Committee

Change of Status

Degree Planning (includes GPAS)

Degree Completion and Graduation

Dissertation Contract (prior to passing oral prelims)


HumF 5193 Directed Study requires a contract.

Leave of Absence

Non-degree Credits



Funding Sources

University of Minnesota


Student Assistance
Diversity Resources

Dissertation Support Group, through Student Counseling Services

Graduate Student Job Search

International Student & Scholar Services

Student Mental Health


Research Resources

How to Find Dissertations & Theses


Other Resources

HFES Society

Program Statistics

Versatile PhD






Human Factors and Ergonomics
1985 McNeal Hall
St. Paul, MN 55108
(612) 624-9700
fax: (612) 624-2750

Contact Information

Undergraduate Student Services
12 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
107 Rapson Hall, 89 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
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General Information
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