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Santa Arrives at U of M Crookston during Annual Santaland

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Monday, November 20, 2017

University of Minnesota Crookston student clubs and organizations will host activities, crafts, and prizes for all Crookston elementary students during the annual Santaland. The event will be held on Saturday, December 2, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Sargeant Student Center.

In addition to the many activities, attendees will have the opportunity for festive photos with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and their helpful elves, free of charge. Cookies and hot chocolate will also be provided. The event is free and no parking permits required.

Santaland is sponsored by the Crookston Student Association.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations


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