Overview

Drupal is the official content management system (CMS) of the University of Minnesota. It is an open source content management platform used by many organizations around the world, including institutions of higher education, to build and maintain websites and web applications. The University has a robust list of available Drupal modules for organizing and presenting your web content.

Versions of Drupal

  • Drupal Enterprise 7 will reach end-of-life in November 2021. UMN websites hosted in Drupal 7 must be moved to Drupal 8 by July 2021.
  • Drupal Enterprise 8, the newest version of the content management platform, is now available for developers to explore and use. Learn more about the transition from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 
  • Drupal Lite is a simpler version of the University's Drupal Enterprise platform. It is geared for anyone who is not a developer but would like to create a small or medium site. Drupal Lite 7 and Drupal Lite 8 will continue to be available and supported for the foreseeable future. Learn more about Drupal Lite

Drupal Support

Highlights

  • Provides a pre-built framework on which to create a website
  • Is already integrated with the University’s single sign-on
  • Gives you access to the Folwell Web Themea resource library with design and code already in place
  • Lets you easily add open-sourced modules for custom features

Latest Planned Changes

Find out when features, modules, patches, and the like for Drupal Enterprise at UMN will be added, changed, or retired. Site owners will no longer be notified by email of any changes that don't require action, but the changes will be posted here.