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In regards to external links published on this site, neither the State of Minnesota, nor any agency, officer, or employee of the State of Minnesota warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on third-party sites, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this site, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from other sites does so at their own risk. If you discover an error on one of those sites, contact the Webmaster of that linked site.

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MyHigherEd allows people to create accounts on the website. An account is created via registration. Registration to this website requires a verified email address.  

When you register as user on this website, the following information is collected: email address and IP address.

While navigating this site, you may be requested to provide the following information: preferences regarding attending a postsecondary institution, career preferences, zipcode, age, ethnicity, gender, phone number, and family status. This data will be used by the system to match you with resources and specific information you may be searching for during your navigation. You are not required to provide this data to access information about general institutions and resources available to all Minnesotans. Information you provide is available only to you, the Minnesota Office Higher Education (OHE), selected OHE employees, the legislative auditor, and upon court order.

Your email will be used to contact you regarding information and resources updates posted on the website, offer guidance on how to navigate the platform and use the tools available to you on the website, promote events regarding FAFSA completion that may be of your interest, and follow-up with alerts set by you as a registred user. You will always receive opt-out instructions.

Your phone number will be used to send you text on these updates, if you opted-in on the website. You will always receive opt-out instructions.

To learn about data collected for website performance analytics, please refer to our Privacy Statement.


The Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) is committed to making this website accessible to everyone. As part of that commitment, OHE will make every effort to adhere to the State of Minnesota Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility guidelines when adding new material to this site. If you encounter a material on this site that is not accessible, you may request an accessible copy via email at

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What you can do

You do not need to get advanced permission to link to this website if you are making a simple link to the homepage.

Where appropriate, you also may link to one of our internal pages. We reserve the right to change internal pages at any time without notice, so it is up to you to continuously verify your links to our internal pages.

What you should not do

Do not place any of our pages within a frame or otherwise present our content as your own. Any link to our site should be a full forward link that passes the client browser to our site. You should not link to individual graphics or tables within our pages.

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