Fergus Falls Campus Life

Get involved on the Fergus Falls campus! In addition to student life organizations, you'll find an amazing array of fine arts and athletics activities on our campus.

You'll also find:

  • Intramural sports
  • On-campus housing
  • Dining Services
  • Disc golf course
  • Campus Store and student food shelf
  • A student lounge and other comfy study spots
  • Fitness room that’s available at no additional cost
  • And… lots of other fun campus activities and events throughout the year!

What's happening at M State Fergus FallsCampus Life and Housing

There are lots of ways to know what's happening on campus:

Weekly Newsletters – The M State Messenger is a weekly newsletter with the latest news and activities for students. This gets sent directly to your M State student email account when class is in session.

Social media - All of our social media outlets share prize drawings, contests and information you can't get anywhere else. Be sure to follow us today!

  • Facebook - Our Facebook page has information about upcoming events and often will feature snippets from upcoming artists.
  • Instagram - Follow our Instagram for fun and current information about what is happening on campus.
  • Snapchat - Subscribe to see what's going on around campus @ MStateFFLife.

Calendar of Events – This includes some of our larger campus events for the 2022-2023 academic year. Be sure to monitor the weekly newsletter and social media for other activities and details!

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November 2022

Friday, Nov. 4 - Football State Championship Send-off. 9 a.m. in Legacy Hall. Stop by to grab a donut and wish the students on the Football team luck before the big game!

Tuesday, Nov. 8 - Donut Forget to Vote! From 9-11 a.m. celebrate Voting Day with SGA in the Fireplace Lounge. Help yourself to early morning refreshments and ask us questions about how to get out to vote.

Tuesday, Nov. 8 - Volleyball National Tournament Send-off. 1 p.m. in Fireplace Lounge. Stop by to grab a cookie and wish the students on the Volleyball team luck before the championships!

Thursday, Nov. 10 - Watch Party. Noon in Legacy Hall. Watch on the big screen as the Spartan Volleyball team plays in the first round of the NJCAA DIII National Championship.

Thursday, Nov. 17 - Rock n' Bowl. 9-11 p.m. at Northern Aire Lanes. Free bowling, pizza and soda with M State Student ID. Guests welcome for an additional $10.

Tuesday, Nov. 22 - Cookie Decorating and Hot Cocoa. 10-11:30 a.m. in Legacy Hall. Decorate some Thanksgiving cookies with SGA and warm up with a hot chocolate.

December 2022

Tuesday, Dec. 6 - Virtual Bingo at noon. Watch M State student email for the link.

Thursday, Dec. 8 - Late Night Breakfast & Game Night. 8-10 p.m. in the cafeteria. Take a study break before finals! Students are invited to come back to campus for a FREE Late Night Breakfast. Then, unwind with a variety of games with your Student Government Association (SGA.)

January 2023

January events TBD

February 2023

Sunday, Feb. 12 - Super Bowl Party

Thursday, Feb. 23 - Virtual Bingo at noon. Watch M State emails for the link.

March 2023

Wednesday, Mar. 29 - Virtual Bingo at noon. Watch M State emails for the link.

April 2023

Monday, Apr. 10 - Asia performance

May 2023

May events TBD

Fergus Falls Student Government AssociationSGA logo

The Fergus Falls campus Student Government Association (SGA) is a group of elected students who work closely with administration to provide the best possible college experience for all students. Their responsibilities include event planning, addressing issues and overseeing the student life budget. They operate under the M State SGA constitution and bylaws, and decisions are made by voting.

SGA Meetings for Fall 2022 Semester:
Thursdays at 9 a.m. in S436 and via Zoom.

All students are welcome to sit in on the meeting or request time to bring forward an issue. Email Lauren Proels or SGA with any questions or for the weekly meeting Zoom link. Questions or concerns about your college experience can also be conveyed by emailing Lauren Proels or SGA.

Apply to be an SGA Senator today!

Fergus Falls campus organizations

Joining a club or organization on campus can be a great way to meet new people, build your resume and gain new experiences! Interested in joining one of these groups? Please contact the advisor directly to get more information on meeting times and locations.

Want to start a new club or organization? These are student-led, so you can work toward starting up a new club on campus. Please see the Student Clubs and Organizations packet for more information.

For any other questions, contact Lauren Proels.

ADN (Nursing) Organization
Advisor:
Alisa Beckman
A support group for students in the ADN program that also serves M State through fundraisers and service projects.

CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ)
Advisor: David Jensen

CRU gives students an opportunity to explore topics pertaining to faith, spirituality and Christianity.

PTK (Phi Theta Kappa)
Advisors: Jodi Kramer and David Jensen
Honor society that recognizes students of academic excellence.

SGA (Student Government Association)
Advisor: Lauren Proels

Elected representatives who advocate for the students of M State.

Fergus Falls campus activities

Fine arts
Fine arts opportunities for students include Chamber Chorale, Concert Choir, Voice Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Theatre.

Intercollegiate athletics
The college is a member of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) and Region XIII of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Teams are located on the Fergus Falls campus but open to M State students on any campus. Men's teams represent the college in football, basketball, golf, baseball and clay targets. Women's teams compete in softball, volleyball, golf, basketball and clay targets.

Intramural athletics
Intramural sports can include basketball, volleyball, flag football, soccer and bowling.

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