Campus Life & Opportunities
Life as a college student is more than just studying. Explore the ways UMC makes your college experience the best it can be!
Clubs and Organizations
Each of our student organizations is tailored to the interests of our students. Not only does UMC have approximately 40 groups for you to join, but every academic area has a correlating organization, making it easy to meet other students with your same interest while adding to your education.
Explore the world while still earning your education. With programs traveling to Ireland, Europe, India, Brazil, and so many more, you'll get the experience of a lifetime! Find out where you can Study Abroad.
Housing & Residential Life
With 5 Residence Halls including apartment and suite-style living, you will quickly find yourself at home here.
Our Student Center is the ‘living room’ of our campus. With a pool table, foosball table, air hockey table, big screen TV, and plenty of study space, you’ll always find students hanging out here. There's even free entertainment here and there!
The Student Center also offers outdoor rental equipment! Rent cross-country skis, snow shoes, canoes, kayaks, camping supplies, and more!
Golden Eagle Entertainment
Golden Eagle Entertainment provides entertainment and activities for students at UMC. Activities include: hypnotists, comedians, mentalists, musicians/singers, dances, and Homecoming.
UMC is a Division II member of the NCAA athletic teams in men’s golf, football, baseball, basketball; and women’s golf, soccer, softball, volleyball, equestrian, tennis, and basketball. Interested in playing sports? Contact Golden Eagle Athletics for more information.
Crookston Student Association
The University of Minnesota, Crookston uses a shared governance philosophy, giving students, faculty, staff and administrators a voice in the decisions that impact the University. The student government on campus, the Crookston Student Association (CSA), is the primary voice of the students. CSA members serve as student representatives on a wide variety of committees across campus including Campus Assembly Committees and Administrative Committees. They actively participate in committees that make crucial decisions affecting UMC students.
Before you visit in person, we encourage you to experience the U of M Crookston through our Virtual Tour & Video Viewbook.
Crookston and Northwest Minnesota
The way you’ll spend your time out of the classroom is just as important as the time you’ll spend in the classroom. Crookston and the surrounding Red River Valley bring opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment year round! Below you’ll find just a partial list of the endless activities to explore.
The beauty of the Red River Valley region will make relaxing from studying easy. Visit the following Web sites to explore even more ways to enjoy life in Crookston and the surrounding areas: