University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
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Building stronger
  urban communities

in partnership with
    North Minneapolis

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2001 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-626-UROC (8762)

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space at UROC

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Mission &Vision


The Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center in North Minneapolis links the University of Minnesota in vital public partnership with urban communities to advance learning, improve quality of life, and discover breakthrough solutions to critical problems.


Over the long term, UROC will build thriving, innovative, and respectful collaborations for a healthy and vibrant North Minneapolis, create new models of urban and community development, and strengthen the University of Minnesota as a vitally engaged 21st-century university serving the public good.


The University of Minnesota UROC building at Plymouth and Penn avenues in North Minneapolis is open Monday–Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Office for Public Engagement