CHIP Student Center

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CHIP Student CenterThe CHIP Student Center is a comfortable and inviting place where you can connect with students from other health professions & colleges, study, hold meetings--or just hang out!

Location

1-425 Moos Tower, downstairs from Caribou Coffee.

Hours

Open: 

Monday through Friday
5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Academic Health Center students:

You can also request after-hours keycard access by picking up a form in CHIP and submitting it to the CHIP Program Assistant. You will need your U-card in order to submit this request.

Amenities

  • After-hours study area exclusively for Academic Health Center students and accessible by keycard
  • Microwaves, refrigerator (in hallway), sink, coffee machine, and plastic cutlery
  • Public phone
  • Computer kiosk
  • Copier/Printer (5 cents per page)
  • Three-hole punch, paper cutter and staplers
  • Plenty of tables, chairs, and sofas
  • Subscriptions to various health journals
  • 24-hour beverage service
 

NEW! Background Study Fingerprinting & Photographing Services for UMN Students/Trainees Only!

*Please note this is not a public fingerprinting station and the service can only be provided to current University of Minnesota students and staff. University IDs will be checked prior to the service being provided.

 
Beginning May 30th, all fingerprinting services will be delivered in walk-in appointments.  In order to ensure that we have enough time to process your request, you must arrive no later than 10 minutes prior to the closing time.
  • Walk in hours, week of May 29th: Tuesday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Walk in hours, week of June 5th: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of June 12th: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of June 19th: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of June 26th: Monday-Wednesday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM, Thursday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 4 PM, Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of July 3rd: Monday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM-5 PM, Wednesday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM-5 PM, Thursday 8 AM - 12 PM, Friday 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM-5 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of July 10th: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of July 17th: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Walk-in hours, week of July 24th: Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM

Fingerprinting services will be unavailable May 29 & July 4 due to University holidays.

Plan ahead and follow these important requirements!
  • Pre-pay for this service online or by phone if you prefer to use a credit or debit card: https://aps.3m.com/mnperlpub/registration_webservice_pci.pl (Only checks or money orders willl be accepted in person at the time of your appointment. NO CASH will be accepted.  Payment must be received before the service can be provided. 
  • Bring your Fingerprinting Authorization Form (paper or electronic) to the fingerprinting station to present to the agent when you arrive.
  • Bring a government-issued photo ID to your appointment to present to the agent when you arrive. The name on this ID must match the name you entered into the background study system online.
  • Questions? Please contact fgrprint@umn.edu
If you need an appointment outside of CHIP Student Center's walk-in hours, please locate another 3M Cogent-designated fingerprinting station that is convenient for you.  This 3M Cogent website offers a list of alternate fingerprinting locations in the Twin Cities metro area.