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.

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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August 2022

Aug. 17 - Spartan Welcome Days begin. See https://www.minnesota.edu/Spartan-Days for more info.

Aug. 23 - Welcome Days Picnic. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free food, yard games and prizes.

Aug. 25 - Axe Throwing. 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the parking lot by Williams Hillside Village. Please wear closed-toed shoes to axe throw.


September 2022

Sept. 1 - Green Dot Training. Starting at 3 p.m. in S450. Gain free and helpful violence prevention skills. Open to all students.

Sept. 14 - Virtual Bingo at noon

Sept. 26 - Homecoming Week begins

October 2022

Oct. 1 - Homecoming Football Game

Oct. 12 - Daniel Martin show

November 2022

November events TBD

December 2022

Dec. 6 - Virtual Bingo at noon

January 2023

January events TBD

February 2023

Feb. 12 - Super Bowl Party

Feb. 23 - Virtual Bingo at noon

March 2023

Mar. 29 - Virtual Bingo at noon

April 2023

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:
Wednesdays at 3 p.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 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

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
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.