The University District is a premier destination for music, arts, theater, performance, cultural and collegiate athletic events, excellent health care —a place all Minnesotans want to gather. It is rich in international and cultural diversity. Walking, biking and other transit options add to its unique identity and sense of place.
The City of Minneapolis neighborhoods making up the University District are Marcy-Holmes, SE Como, Prospect Park and West Bank Cedar Riverside. The business associations are Dinkytown Business Association, South East Business Association, Stadium Village Commercial Association, and West Bank Business Association. The institutions are Augsburg College and the Univeristy of Minnesota.
The Alliance is a partnership of communities, learning institutions, and the City of Minneapolis that works to make the area surrounding the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis one that: capitalizes on its exceptional resources; is vibrant, safe, healthy, and sustainable; and is a preferred place for people of all ages to live, work, learn, visit and make community enhancing investments.