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The 2020 Summer School for Rock Magnetism has been cancelled

Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 virus, and following directives from the leadership of the University of Minnesota, we have been forced to cancel our Summer School progam. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Information for Participants

Schedule (TBD)

Syllabus (TBD)


Photos from the 2011 school

Participant Pigs from 2011


For participants staying on campus, lodging will be in University of Minnesota Pioneer Hall dormitory. Students are responsible to make their own reservations through the Guest Housing website. For off-campus housing, see our Where to Stay page.

Dining Options

Guests who wish to eat in the residential dining centers may purchase their meals from the dining room cashier. For off-campus locations see our Where to Eat page.


Download a campus map with locations relevant to the summer school.


Weather in June can be highly variable, with daytime highs ranging from about 60-85°F (15-30°C). However, it is likely to be in the 70s. Rain is likely at some point during your visit, and you may want to bring a light rain jacket for the Saturday field trip.

Institute for Rock Magnetism, University of Minnesota, 150 John T Tate Hall, 116 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455