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Updated May 26, 2016

5/27/16 - CLOSING AT 1:30 pm
Closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day

We're on Summer Hours Now

We started summer hours on Monday, May 23:

Lunch in the Servery - Weekdays 11:00
Full Menu Service -
Weekdays 11:001:00
24 hour notice please. 612-626-7788

Bar -
Weekdays 1:307:00, kitchen closes 6:30 pm

You can always find our hours, including holidays, on our web site here.

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Nonmembers Welcome at Happy Hour Weekdays 4-7 pm All Summer Long

It's official! We had a fabulous Kickoff party on May 24 to start a summer of Happy Hour! Check out our great photos on Instagram.

We are open to nonmembers for happy hour all summer. As many of you know, happy hour on the Terrace is a wonderful way to end the work day and relax with your colleagues and friends over a drink, appetizers, or even an early dinner. We have a fabulous Bar Menu and a great Happy Hour menu as well.

Stop by between 4:00-7:00 pm, weekdays through August! Here's how it works: order at the bar and we'll deliver food and drinks to you on the Terrace.
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Knitters Rise up on May 26: Drink & Knit, Maybe Outside?
Join Campus Club Executive Director Ann Holt for the next session of "Drink and Knit." We'll go outside weather permitting and knit in natural light! If it's raining, we'll gather in the comfy chairs and couches in the Campus Club bar. Grab a drink and relax with some nice late afternoon knitting and conversation. It's an informal and fun chance to enjoy time with like-minded souls while you work on your latest project.

No need to RSVP. Just show up and bring your friends and colleagues.
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Last Spring 2016 Trivia Mafia is June 8
Trivia nights in the bar continue to be a big hit with Campus Club members and their friends. Join us for the last session of the 2015-2016 school year for a relaxing evening, nice prizes, and of course a great selection of drinks, snacks, appetizers, and dinner. First prize is a $15 Campus Club gift certificate for each member of the winning team for up to five team members. Second prize is $10 gift certificates. Third prize: bottles of wine for each member of the team.

Newcomers most welcome! Come with a team or come solo and we'll put you on a team. It's a great way to unwind and have some fun at the same time.

We plan to continue Trivia Mafia next fall and we will post the schedule for 2016-2017 in the next few months.
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Sign up for June 29 Wine Tasting: Wine & Sunshine with Jason Kallsen

On June 29, you'll want to join us for Wine and Sunshine. Wine guru Jason Kallsen will be selecting cool, refreshing wines that are perfect for a warm summer afternoon. This is more of a wine tasting than a class but Jason will be on hand to tell you all about them.

Enjoy your wine with fresh and delicious food pairings by Executive Chef Beth Jones and live music by our friends with Mill City Jazz.

Cost is $30. Sign up online or by calling 612-626-7788.

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Rebalance Your Work/Life with Yoga at the Campus Club

nd your work-life balance by attending our new morning Yoga classes at the Campus Club in the peaceful quiet of our West Wing dining room. Instructor Margie O'Loughlin has a life-time of movement experience to her yoga teaching. Margie values helping each student find joy in their yoga practice. The summer session at the Campus Club will include basic yoga poses taught in a simple flow style, incorporating elements of Qigong, meditation and breath work.

Classes begin Wednesday, June 22nd at 7:45 am and run weekly until August 24. Bring a yoga mat and wear loose comfortable clothes.

Free for Campus Club members. Guests are just $5 and can pay at the door. No need to RSVP. Just show up ready to relax.

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Campus Club Chefs at Mill City Farmers Market - Stop by May 28!

Campus Club Executive Chef Beth Jones and Demi Chef Nettie Colon will be two of the Mill City Cooks at the Mill City Farmers Market this summer. They'll be doing cooking demonstrations in the train shed patio using local and fresh ingredients for sale at the market. Stop by and say hello!

Beth did a great job on May 14. She cooked Mushroom, Greens, and Asparagus Pasta from 10:30-11:00 am using
fresh asparagus, seasonal mushrooms, and spring greens. The dish (and Beth) got rave reviews. Here's the recipe.

On May 28 on 10:30 am, Beth will be demonstrating how to prepare a perfect recipe for potlucks and grad parties: Braised Beef with Rhubarb Kimchi.

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Campus Club Partnering with The Good Acre

The Campus Club is going to be buying from The Good Acre this growing season. The Good Acre partners with local farms to bring sustainably raised produce to the Twin Cities. We are proud to support the mission of The Good Acre, which is "to enhance how food is grown and shared in the Twin Cities region, to improve marketpl
ace opportunities for diverse independent farmers, and to increase access for all consumers to healthy, locally-grown fresh produce." More information about The Good Acre is here.

Watch this page for updates on Campus Club cooking classes at The Good Acre in the future.

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Please Use Guest Cards in the Servery

We wanted to remind those of you who host (and plan) lunches here at the Campus Club that each guest who goes through the Servery at lunch time needs to have their own Guest Card. Each guest should present their Guest Card to the cashier as they exit the Servery. That way our cashier knows how to charge each meal.

We prefer you not tell people to "stick together" and share one card. This can get confusing for our cashiers. It can also be awkward for your guests, especially if it's a busy day.

There are two kinds of Guest Cards: one for Department memberships and one for personal memberships. They have slightly different information but work the same way! Let us know if you have questions about that.

When you book a room through the Events Department or a table through our front desk, we will ask if you need Guest Cards. The answer is "Yes" unless you have a set of your own to use.
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Meet Our New Members
A warm welcome to Campus Club members who have joined in the last few weeks. We look forward to seeing you around the Club.

Mark Desrosiers
Shari Johnston
Loren Turner
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What is Today's Daily Special? How to Find Out

Every day our Chefs create a great Daily Special in addition to our fabulous selection of fresh housemade salads, soups, and sandwiches. There are several easy ways to see what the Daily Special entree and featured sandwich are:

  • We tweet the special most days at 10:40 am. Follow us at @CampusClubUMN
  • Check the Daily Special page of our web site around 10:45 am, or wait until 11:40 when (most days) we post a picture of it.
  • Check the Facebook page around 11:40 am for a description and picture.
  • Come in after 11:00 am and read the chalkboards by the front desk. March right into the Servery, go to the Daily Special station, and look for yourself!
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Walleye Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
Reminder: No Outside Food at the Campus Club

Remember, we do not allow food and beverage purchased elsewhere at the Campus Club. If you are going through the Servery or ordering in the Café Bar, you will find a great selection of entrees and drinks. If you are here for an event, the event contact will have preordered food and beverage for your group.

Thank you for your cooperation!
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Making Travel Plans? Check out Clubs in other Cities

The Campus Club is a member of the Association of College and University Clubs (ACUC). We participate in an agreement of reciprocity with fellow member clubs. Campus Club members in good standing may visit other clubs within the ACUC.

Learn more about that on our web site here.

If you visit another Club, let us know. We'd love to hear about it.

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See other Clubs.

Member Log On

Campus Club members are now able to log on to a secure part of the website. You can view and print your statement, check your account balance, and pay online. You can view the Club calendar and sign up for Member Events like Wine Classes or Mother's Day Brunch. If you need help recovering your username and password, call Ann Holt at 612-624-6626.

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Member quote: "It was easy to sign up for the Summer Wine Tasting"

Quote of the Week

Here's what the groom from our first 2016 wedding told the Campus Club Events staff:

...The wedding was amazing. Best day of our lives without a doubt. The service was great. And everything ran smoothly. We were very very pleased. Thank you for all your work on the details!

Events at the Club Today: the EMS calendar

You can see what events are scheduled at the Campus Club by using our web-based event management system (EMS). You can not only check for events, but you can also request a room online. You can also start the reservation process by emailing our Events office at

The Numbers to Call

Front Desk: 612-626-7788 ♦ Café Bar: 612-624-9136 ♦ Reservations for Dining: 612-626-7788

Room Reservations: 612-625-1967 ♦ Business Office: 612-625-9696 or 612-626-1510

Interested in a Campus Club membership? Contact Ann Holt at or 612-624-6626.