Become a Minnesota Alumni Maker

As a graduate of the University of Minnesota, you are invited to submit your products for consideration to our online store: Minnesota Alumni Market, where all of the products are made/sold by Minnesota alumni and marketed to fellow alumni and friends.

In this store, you will find a variety of gift, home and office products that are made by University of Minnesota alumni. Items can be generic in nature or customized to include school colors or other branding that may have appeal to fellow alumni. All branding must be through a licensed vendor and fees may be waived if the item is exclusively sold through the Minnesota Alumni Market.

Through this site we aim to:

  1. Make alumni & friends aware of University of Minnesota alumni-owned businesses

  2. Create a new marketing channel for alumni-owned-businesses

  3. Connect alumni sellers and shoppers

  4. Promote business relationships between alumni

  5. Help launch new alumni businesses

  6. Generate revenue for the University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Our product team is currently reviewing products made/sold by Minnesota alumni for the store. To submit products for review, please send an email to with your name, contact information, and a link for us to check out your product.

Requirements for participation:

  • Must hold a degree from the University of Minnesota

  • Must be a member, or become a member, of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (annual or life). Become a Member here

  • Must own a percentage of the business