University of Minnesota Office of Classroom Management
Office of Undergraduate Education

OCM Areas of Focus

The Office of Classroom Management (OCM) was established to deal with wide ranging issues in general purpose classrooms. OCM responsibilities include the classroom physical environment, technology in classrooms, the University’s course database, the scheduling of courses, faculty support and coordination of maintenance in all general purpose classrooms on the East Bank, West Bank, and St. Paul campuses.

A key OCM goal is to empower faculty with comprehensive and user-friendly information regarding all general purpose classrooms, including installed equipment, detailed pictorial operating guides, and other helpful information.

Our main areas of focus include:

  • Classroom physical environment and performance
  • Classroom technology environment and performance
  • Classroom maintenance
  • Faculty support/Problem response
  • Classroom funding
  • Scheduling/Course database
  • Classroom space utilization
  • Strategic planning
  • Classroom standards and design
  • Academic building renovation and construction
  • Classroom fixtures, furnishings, and equipment (FF&E)
  • Classroom advocacy and communication