• Students riding bikes
  • M.O.M. event with a person sing
  • Students petting a pony
  • Bronze Boot winners of 2015
  • dive-in movie at the Crookston Community Pool
  • Campus Showdown cup stacking
  • Balloon fun with comedian John Cassidy 2017
  • students creating spin art
  • Music on Monday performers Shane and Emily January 2017

Student Activities

Welcome to Student Activities

The Office of Student Activities at UMC is a happening place! We have activities ranging from traditional all-campus events such as Homecoming to Ag-Arama. The program board that plans all of these events is known as Golden Eagle Entertainment (GEE) We also sponsor W.O.W. (What's On Wednesday) events held many Wednesday nights throughout the semester. A wide range of events are held ranging from hypnotists to open mic nights, College Bowl, Comedians and the traditional Mr. UMC competition and Faculty/Staff vs. Student Showdown!

Regarding Student Groups and COVID-19

Student groups may be looking for ways to adapt their events and regular operations to a virtual space.
You can read this “Student Groups Operating Remotely - UMN Crookston”document on how some groups are
adjusting to operating remotely. (This information will be updated once we have a club response).

Our office wants to know what your group is doing to finish the semester remotely. Students can fill out this form 
to share their group’s plans for remote meetings, events, elections, and officer transitions in this form. We will
continue to collect results and share ideas with the rest of the student group community through the
“Student Groups Operating Remotely” document linked above.

Additionally, use this opportunity to check in on your members. There have been shifts in our daily lives and you
 can support your members virtually. Sending messages of support, granting accommodations to membership
requirements, and gathering socially in virtual spaces are all possible ways to support your members

How should we proceed with our student group meetings?

  • We encourage your group to move any meetings or gatherings to a virtual space.
  • The University provided platforms below allow you to conduct virtual meetings rather than in person.

o   Google Hangouts

o   Zoom Meetings

What does this mean for required community service?

  • We encourage you to continue to track any community service you may have individually.  
  • ·We will be evaluating the Community Service Requirement. Clubs who already have one project will automatically
    be considered fulfilled and those with no projects completed to date will be evaluated on a case by case basis

How should we conduct officer elections?

  • ·There are many online tools to assist with creating a virtual election.
  • ·The University provided platforms will allow for creating elections.

  Crookston Connection – How to create an organization election

o   Qualtrics

How should we transfer information?

  • Make sure any documents your club has (ex: club constitution, meeting minutes, member roster, etc.) is uploaded to your
    page on Crookston Connection. This will insure that any new officers for 2020-2021 will have access to archived documentation

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The mission of the student activities program is to enhance the overall educational experiences of students through development of, exposure to, and participation in social, cultural, multicultural, intellectual, recreational and campus governance programs.

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Coca-Cola® Beverage Partnership Grant

The University of Minnesota/Coca-Cola partnership sets a new standard for collaboration between the education and business communities.Coca-Cola Beverage Partnership Logo

The partnership is designed to significantly and positively enhance existing and future University program objectives, as well as provide unprecedented financial support for these efforts.

Campus Life Initiatives

The Campus Life Initiative of the University of Minnesota Crookston in Partnership with Coca-Cola® was created to offer funding in support of student activities on campus. The purpose is to promote programs
which provide students opportunities to enhance school pride and experience the benefits of the University community. These funds are to supplement support for activities, programs, publications, or special events that offer opportunities for students to broaden their educational development through co-curricular experiences at the University of Minnesota.

Community Initiatives

The Community Initiative of the University of Minnesota Crookston in Partnership with Coca-Cola® was created to offer contributions in support of interaction between the campus and the community of Crookston and of greater Minnesota. The purpose is to promote programs, activities, publications, or special events which create opportunities for students to enhance their educational development through interaction and experiences with the community outside of the University.

Apply for funding

You may submit an application as early as you like. However, applications must be received in the Student Activities office at least TEN business days BEFORE the event in order to be considered. No funding requests will be considered for events that occurred prior to submission.

PDF File Icon Coca-Cola® Beverage Partnership & Initiatives Guidelines

PDF File Icon Coca-Cola® Beverage Partnership Grant Application

If you have questions regarding these grants, please contact the Student Activities office.

Concerts and Lectures Grant Requests

The Concerts and Lectures Committee provides small grants for partial funding of lectures, events, and activities that take place at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Learn more and get the grant application materials.

Student Club and Organization Fundraising Policy

The Crookston Student Association must approve all fundraising activities by student clubs and organizations require. The student clubs and organizations must follow established policy and procedures. Learn more about UMC's Fundraising Policy.

Student Ticket Subsidies (STS)

Student Ticket Subsidies (STS)

UMC students can receive subsidized tickets to Chester Fritz theatrical performances and Crookston Artist Series.  The STS program exists to provide reduced ticket prices to UMC students paying student service fees for arts and cultural experiences.  STS is a program funded by the Concerts and Lectures Committee and administered through the Student Activities office. 

Additional events may be considered and should be submitted in writing to the Director of Student Activities no less than 10 business days prior to event.

To request tickets, contact Student Activities office at 218-281-8507 or visit 145G Sargeant Student Center.

Policies and Procedures

Department Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty & Staff

Dean of Student Engagement
(218) 281-8505
Academic Classification, Campus Ministry
Dir Orientation/Comm Outreach
170-A Owen Hall
(218) 281-8570

Student Activities

University of Minnesota Crookston

240 Sargeant Student Center

2900 University Ave

Crookston, MN 56716

PHONE: 218-281-8509



M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm