Facility Details

At 202,000 gross square feet, the Health Sciences Education Center is one of the most comprehensive interprofessional education facilities in the country. HSEC's focus is on active, team-based learning in small-group environments, and has been designed to transform health education in Minnesota. The new facility offers places to connect, collaborate and communicate across the health sciences.

Located on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus at the intersection of Harvard and Delaware streets, HSEC connects and extends into the Phillips-Wangensteen Building (PWB).


Badges are required for all students, consistent with the expectations across the health science buildings. An extensive network of security cameras and motion detectors will be in place. Programmable card readers will be used for access to elevators and some rooms depending on the time of day. See building hours.


  • Wifi capacity will allow for 4+ devices per person and should be reliable and consistent throughout the building.
  • Electric power should support 4+ devices person.
  • Computers, white boards (portable), projectors and screens will be available in teaching/learning spaces.
  • Library makerspace, and virtual reality and augmented reality (see library details below).