Lounge Corridor

The Lounge Corridor



Member quote: We had such a great event on Saturday. Please thank your team for their efforts. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful! We would recommend the Campus Club to anyone looking to plan a special event. Our guests commented several times on the venue. It was so enjoyable!

The purpose of the Campus Club of the University of Minnesota is to facilitate and enhance the missions and activities of the University community. The Club provides a common, informal gathering place, a place for broad community interaction, rooms for social and business meetings, and facilities for dining and receptions.

Founded in 1911, the Club is a 501(c)(7) non-profit membership organization. Current membership is approximately 1500. The majority of members are University faculty, staff, and departments/units. Other categories include alumni, parents, students, Regents, retirees, and corporations. Membership is open to any person or entity with a bona fide relationship with the University of Minnesota.

As an entity separate from the University, the Club is able to operate our own kitchen - headed by Beth Jones, our wonderful Executive Chef. We are committed to using locally sourced and organic ingredients whenever possible. Beth works closely with local purveyors to insure that you get the best and freshest food possible.

The only bar on campus is found at the Campus Club. The beverage choices include an impressive top shelf of single malt Scotches, an ever changing selection of fine wines, award winning craft beers, and a full range of spirits and cocktails.

The Club occupies the entire 4th floor of Coffman Memorial Union. The floor to ceiling windows allow for great views of downtown Minneapolis and the Mississippi River Valley. The Terrace has a wonderful view of Northrop Mall and a surprising view of downtown.

The Club re-opened in January 2003 after a complete renovation of Coffman Union. The entire renovation was very successful, especially in the Club. The decor features Deco motifs that combine into a sophisticated ambiance that members and their guests appreciate.

The Club is open weekdays year round. Our hours of operation are linked to the academic year. Winter, Spring, and Summer Breaks all have somewhat shortened business hours.

On weekends we host a wide range of private milestone events. These include weddings, bar mitzvahs, graduation celebrations, anniversary and birthday parties, and memorial events.

The Club also hosts major department events on weekdays and weekends. Annual banquets, retirement parties, award ceremonies take place at the Club.

The Campus Club is closed for all official University holidays and furlough days.

Cafe Bar


The Cafe Bar provides space for drinks, dining, and special events.


West Wing Wedding

Larger gatherings are accommodated in the West Wing.

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The Club organizes special events for our members and their guests.

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