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Memorial Union Dead Week and Finals Week Hours

Dead Week Building Hours:
6:00am - 12:00am - Monday - Friday
9:00am - 12:00am - Saturday
12:00pm-12:00am - Sunday

Finals Week-
6:00am - 12:00am - Monday - Thursday
6:00am - 5:00pm - Friday
9:00am - 12:00am - Closed
12:00pm-12:00am - Closed
The Library typically has extended hours for studying during Dead Week and Finals Week.
More info here

Post Office in the MU has FREE Priority Packaging

Hate the lines? Send your package at the Post Office in the MU. We have FREE Priority Packaging!
Priority Packaging typically arrives quicker than First Class, has $50 insurance and allows you to track your package.
Holiday Shipping Deadlines
International - send no later than
Saturday, Dec. 10 - Priority Mail International
Thursday, Dec. 15 - Priority Mail Express International
Domestic - send no later than
Tuesday, Dec. 20 - First-class Mail
Wednesday, Dec. 21 - Priority Mail
Friday, Dec. 23 - Priority Mail Express

More info HERE!

2016 Baccalaureate Exhibition

The Visual Arts Department and Memorial Union Gallery at North Dakota State University are pleased to present the artworks of the Baccalaureate Graduating class of Spring 2016. The exhibition will be on display in the Memorial Union Gallery from November 22-December 8th. The Gallery will host an opening reception on Tuesday, November 22nd from 5-7PM, with an artist talk taking place at 5:30pm. This event is free to the public and all are invited to attend.

The Spring 2016 Baccalaureate Exhibition features the artwork of the following students: Cassie Baasch, Carolyn Hausladen, Logan MacRae and Elizabeth Smith.

Memorial Union Gallery - 2nd Floor, Memorial Union
2016 Baccalaureate Exhibition
Reception: November 22nd, 5-7pm

Masters of Success - Advanced Leadership Program

The Masters of Success is a reality-based leadership experience that allows students to work in conjunction with a major company to resolve a current leadership or management challenge.  If you're ready to take your leadership skills to a whole new level, you're ready discover your true potential.
through graduate students are encouraged to apply for this fiercely competitive program designed to push students to the highest levels of leadership and success.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops, meet and work with a mentor on campus, attend an off-campus retreat, develop their leadership abilities and potential, and plan/execute a leadership-based campus event.

Visit the M of S page here
Sign up here!

Tapestry of Diverse Talents Nominations

Each year, nominations are solicited for individuals deserving of induction into the Tapestry of Diverse Talents. To nominate someone, complete the nomination form and identify two other individuals to complete the nomination forms, as well. Three nominations are required for the application to be considered complete. Nomination documents as well as more detailed information regarding the Tapestry of Diverse Talents are provided in the link below.  Please pay close attention to the nomination criteria and requirements. The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 20th, 2017.
Click here for more info and for nomination forms

Sign Up for this Year's MLK Service Day

Click here to sign up!

MLK Service Day takes place on January 16th, a day where school is taken off in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. In honor of his memory and the changes he set in motion, the Volunteer Network hosts a yearly event.

The event consists of two volunteer shifts; 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Those interested in volunteering need only fill out the sign-up posted below. We will then send you occasional reminders and more information on what you will need to know beforehand. When January 16th arrives all you have to do is show up at the Memorial Union 30-45 minutes before your shift to sign in, receive their destination, and grab a snack.

If you choose to sign up, please make sure your schedule is open. This is a commitment. Nonprofits depend on the number of volunteers we provide to them ahead of time.
Please contact us if you have any questions. Thanks!

Movies of the Week - A Christmas Story and The Night Before

Movie: A Christmas Story (PG)
December 7, 9, 10
7 p.m.

Movie: The Night Before (R)
December 9, 10
9:30 p.m.

Movie times are subject to change, check the events calendar for movie titles and times.  All movies are shown in the Memorial Union Century Theater unless otherwise noted and are sponsored by the Campus Live Committee.

Ornament Decorating

Thursday, December 8th and Friday, December 9th
1st Floor of the Union, Across from Design & Sign

On Thursday and Friday, the Memorial Union Gallery will host an ornament decorating opportunity for students, staff and faculty. The Gallery will supply one ornament per person and supplies to decorate it with. This opportunity is limited to the first 50 people who visit. For more questions, please contact the Gallery at

100 for $100 Holiday Sale

The Memorial Union is pleased to present the annual Holiday Sale “100 for $100”. This sale will feature artworks and crafts that are unique but affordable. All items will be priced at under $100. The Holiday Sale will be open in the Memorial Union Gallery from Friday, Dec. 9th- Saturday, December 10th. The event will be open from 9am-6pm and it is free to the public and all are invited to attend.
If you have artworks or crafts you would like to sell, please contact the Gallery at the e-mail below. If you are interested in shopping or purchasing gifts, please save the dates!  E-mail:

Become a Distinguished Leader

The Distinguished Leader Program is an elite leadership experience in partnership with the Fargo School District.  As a leader you will partner with an area high school leader and coach leadership strategies, engage in workshop facilitation, curriculum development, and develop leadership opportunities within your community.   
By being a Distinguished Leader, you can expect:
· Leadership Growth: Expand your leadership understanding and role as a leader in the community
· Enhanced Self-Esteem and Positive Self-Appraisal: Enhanced understanding of one’s own values, strengths, and identity 
· Success: Realize achievements through participation in interactive workshops  
Apply Today!

1. Click here to apply today.
2.  You will receive a confirmation email from Frank Oakgrove to schedule an interview.

Coloring Books and Treats

Monday and Tuesday, December 5-6 from 11 a.m.- 2 pm (while supplies last)
MU Contact Table

Enjoy the little things in life, like coloring! Swing by our table for a fun coloring book and some colored pencils. We will also have hot cocoa and cookies. While supplies last.  Sponsored by the Special Events Committee.

Live @ Lunch with Kody Gerard

Wednesday, December 7 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
MU Lower Level

Kody has been playing guitar since the age of 5 and fell in love with older music at a young age. He has played locally around his hometown of Moose Lake, along with a few other venues. He has a strong passion for early Rock and Roll music, and primarily plays songs that capture that timeless Rockabilly sound. Sponsored by the Concerts Committee.

Comedian Steven Haas

Wednesday December 7 at 7 p.m.
MU Great Room

Please join NDSU’s Campus Attractions in welcoming stand-up comedian, writer and author Steven Haas. His brand of clean comedy is based on his life, covering topics on student loan debt to dating to searching for jobs.  Steven has been featured on ComedyTimeFunny Fix and Rooftop Comedy.  He competed in TBS' College Comedy Competition and was selected for the Burbank Comedy Festival's "Best of the Fest." Sponsored by the Spotlight Committee

A Night of Caring: Project Linus

Saturday, December 10 from 9:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.
MU Lower Level

Come create fleece tie blankets for children in need. Project Linus will count towards volunteer hours. Sponsored by the Campus Live Committee.

Giving Tree Registration

The Volunteer Network is looking for interested NDSU students, faculty members, or staff who celebrate the season of giving and would like assistance providing gifts for their child or children this year. If you know of anyone who might be interested in receiving gifts, please let them know that registration is now open for the 2016 Giving Tree. This program is sponsored by the Volunteer Network and the Student Activities Office.

To register

The registration deadline is November 22nd, 2016. Also, keep in mind that all information provided will be confidential.

For those who are interested in giving gifts to children, ornaments can be picked up from the Students Activities Office starting November 28th, 2016. For additional questions, please contact:

NDSU Democracy Wall

Located in the Student Activities Office

The NDSU Democracy Wall is a space where NDSU students, faculty, and staff can come together to engage in dialogue around relevant civic issues impacting our local, national, and global communities. Topics/questions are chosen on a weekly basis and individuals respond to the topic/question accordingly.
This week’s question is: "Should NDSU allow people with concealed weapon permits to carry guns on campus?."

Rec & Outing Semester Passes

Purchase semester passes and you can have unlimited playing time, as long as the Rec Center is open and there is no class or reservation.  These passes valid until December 31st.
For NDSU students -
Bowling pass- $50
Billiards pass- $50
Table Tennis pass- $25
Area pass- $75

Bowling pass- $60
Billiards pass- $60
Table Tennis pass- $35
Area pass- $100

Student Organization Special Pricing Packages at Design & Sign!

Save up to $50 on the print materials you need most when advertising for your event! Check out the link below for Package Deals!
Design & Sign still offers copies, resumes, brochures, and posters, but now offer many more options including outdoor banners, full color stickers, outdoor window printing, buttons and so much more!
We also offer 2 advertising packages to keep things simple! Stop in and ask for a quote.
Design & Sign site

Rec & Outing Daily Specials

Mondays - Monday Night Bowling League
Tuesdays - Tuesday Night Billiards League
Wednesdays - Strike Out Hunger
Thursdays - Red Pin Bowling
Fridays - Bison Pride Fridays and MU Live, 9:30pm-1am
Saturday & Sunday - Weekend Madness




The Memorial Union at North Dakota State University is much more than just a building. 

Our mission is simple; to advance student success. We do this through building community on campus, building student leaders, building continually better facilities, and by building scholars. We are so much more than just a building!

The Memorial Union is YOUR building. We hope you use all our offerings to build a better you!

See you in the MU! 

Semester Building Hours
Monday-Friday - 6:00am-12:00am
Saturday - 10:00am-12:00am
Sunday - 12:00pm-12:00am

Summer Building Hours
Monday-Friday - 7:30am-4:00pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed



MU Office Information

Memorial Union Administrative Office Rm. 246
Telephone: 701.231.8241
Fax: 701.231.7866

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m to 4 p.m

General Office Contacts
Bison Connection 231-6200
Bookstore 231-9472
Building Managers after hours (701) 793-4797
Custodial Services for MU 231-9956
Design & Sign Printing Services 231-7573
Dining Services Memorial Union 231-5172
Fraternity and Sorority Life 231-7787
Gallery 231-7900
Info Desk for MU 231-7130
NDSU Card Center 231-6252
Professional Hair Design 231-7425
Recreation & Outing Center 231-8911
Reservations for MU Rooms 231-8241
Spectrum 231-8929
Student Activities Office 231-7787
Student Life Office 231-6537

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North Dakota State University
Administration Phone: +1 (701) 231-8241
Campus address: Memorial Union
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5340 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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