M State event cancellations announced

March 16, 2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, numerous M State events have been canceled or postponed. Affected events are listed below; this list will be updated regularly.

As of March 16, M State’s spring break is extended until March 27, with classes scheduled to resume in an alternate delivery format on Monday, March 30.

For more information on M State’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, visit the college’s official site at https://www.minnesota.edu/coronavirus. Students should check their student email daily for details and updates.

Canceled events include:

Enrollment events

  • March 18 – Moorhead Skills Competition
  • March 24 – Battle Lake high school tour of Fergus Falls campus
  • March 31 – Fergus Falls AFA showcase
  • April 7 – Alexandria high school tour of Moorhead campus
  • April 21 – Sheyenne high school tour of Moorhead campus
  • April 28 – Sheyenne AVID high school tour of Moorhead campus

All campus tours, registration events and Accuplacer testing events have been canceled, and Accuplacer testing events also have been canceled.

Student life and community events

  • March 17 -- Detroit Lakes Student Leadership Elections
  • March 17 – Moorhead Grocery Bingo
  • March 17 – Fergus Falls St Patty’s Day Extravaganza
  • March 18 – Moorhead Mental Health Awareness Day
  • March 19 – Fergus Falls Rock & Bowl
  • March 24 – Detroit Lakes Movie Night
  • March 24 – Moorhead Ruby’s Pantry
  • April 7 – Moorhead Grocery Bingo
  • April 8 – Moorhead Healthy Relationships Lunch & Learn
  • April 13 – Detroit Lakes Ruby’s Pantry
  • April 14 – Moorhead, Magician Daniel Martin
  • April 15 – Detroit Lakes, Magician Daniel Martin
  • April 21 – Moorhead Ruby’s Pantry
  • April 21 – Moorhead Stress Management Lunch & Learn
  • April 22 – Moorhead, Musician Celia Grace
  • April 23 – Moorhead Lavender Graduation
  • April 28 – Detroit Lakes Student Recognition Ceremony
  • April 29 – Moorhead Chair Massages
  • April 30 – Moorhead Grocery Bingo
  • April 30 – Fergus Falls Rock N Bowl
  • May 11 – Detroit Lakes Ruby's Pantry
  • June 1-12 - Herdina Construction Trades Camp
  • June 9-10 - Connect to a Career

Fine arts events (Fergus Falls campus)

  • Empty Bowls
  • Spring theatre production of “Gilligan’s Island”
  • Spring Music Extravaganza
  • Chamber Chorale Concert
  • Combined Band Concert
  • 48th Annual Invitational art show
  • Dr. Kevin Priebe piano recital
  • Sophomore Recitals

Spartan athletics (Fergus Falls campus)

All spring sports have been cancelled by the NJCAA, along with national tournaments. In addition to games and meets, cancelled events include:

  • April 1 Spartan Sports Showcase
  • April 27 Spartan Athletic Banquet