Office of General Counsel

Welcome

Welcome to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Office of General Counsel website. The purpose of this site is to provide information about legal services available to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, basic information on key legal topics, and links to system websites and other sources of legal and government information.

Our Mission: To provide excellent preventative and responsive legal services in support of the missions of the colleges, universities, and system.

Our Values: Ethics and integrity, judgment, knowledge, and respect.

What's New!

September 11, 2014 Webinar: Politics on Campus

E-cigarettes
The Minnesota Legislature recently amended the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act to prohibit the indoor use of electronic cigarettes, including the inhaling or exhaling of vapor from any electronic delivery device.  The new law applies to all MnSCU colleges and universities effective August 1, 2014.  Please contact college or university administration for more information.  The law is available at 2014 Laws of Minnesota, Ch. 291, Art. 6, Sec. 6

May 22, 2014 Webinar: Intellectual Property Considerations in Contracts
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April 10, 2014 Webinar: Managing Classroom Conflict
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March 13, 2014 Webinar: Clinical Affiliation Agreements
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February 13, 2014 Webinar: Contract Basics
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January 23, 2014 Webinar: Cloudy with a Chance of Rain: Managing the Risks of Cloud Computing and 3rd-Party Apps
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Addressing Mental Health Issues with International Students

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Notice

The purpose of this site is to provide general information only, and nothing on this site should be construed as legal advice. The information provided on this site is not intended to alter or amend official MnSCU policy or procedure.

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