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TO SCHEDULE AN EVENT:

Email Memorial Student Center or call 701-845-7122.

Building Information

The Memorial Student Center is the central hub of the university. The VCSU Student Center is a meeting place for students, faculty, alumni, and the community. The Center provides conference rooms, a complete food service, a bookstore with mail service, a game lounge, a swimming pool, and a number of lounge areas.

Past events hosted in the Student Center include meetings/conferences, training sessions, Blood Drives, coffee house performers/open mic nights and many more!

Available Spaces

Meeting Rooms:

The following conference rooms fit into the VCSU Viking theme as evident by their Scandinavian names:

Denmark Room
This conference room is furnished with tables and chairs to accommodate a meeting size of up to 12 people.

Refreshments can be served in this room.

Additional charges may be incurred for certain events and will be discussed by the Student Center staff.

Norway Room
This conference room is furnished with tables and chairs to accommodate a meeting size of up to 20 people.

Standard room equipment includes a whiteboard and interactive projector. Refreshments can be served in this room.

Additional charges may be incurred for certain events and will be discussed by the Student Center staff.

Skoal Room
The Skoal Room is the largest conference room in the Student Center. The tables and chairs can be arranged in a variety of layouts and can accommodate a meeting of up to 75 people (dependent on the layout).

Standard room equipment includes a drop-down screen, portable microphone system, projector, sound system and voice lift. Refreshments can be served in this room.

Additional charges may be incurred for certain events and will be discussed by the Student Center staff.

Lower Level Conference Room
This conference room was remodeled in 2010 and is furnished with chairs and tables to accommodate a meeting size of up to 30 people.

Standard room equipment includes a whiteboard, interactive projector, voice lift and sound system. Refreshments can be served in this room.

Additional charges may be incurred for certain events and will be discussed by the Student Center staff.

Student Senate Room>
This conference room can accommodate a meeting of up to 15 people. Room equipment includes a whiteboard and interactive projector, one long conference table and chairs.

President's Room
This conference room was named for the past Valley City State University Presidents. Pictures of these presidents are displayed in the room to provide a sense of VCSU's history. This room is furnished with tables and chairs to accommodate a meeting of up to 14 people.

Refreshments can be served in this room.

Additional charges may be incurred for certain events and will be discussed by the Student Center staff.

Food Services
Cafeteria
The Cafeteria was remodeled in summer of 2012. This room can accommodate up to 250 people and along with its use as a dining hall can also be utilized for meetings, conferences, and performances.

Standard room equipment includes a 10'x14' drop-down screen, projector, portable microphone system and projector. Refreshments can be served in this room.

VCSU contracts with Sodexo to provide excellent dining services on campus. They staff our cafeteria, the Viking I, and have many catering options. Their commitment is to customize menus for your occasion. From a formal dinner to meeting break refreshments, they’ll offer creative menus, elegant presentations, and thoughtful service to provide your guests with a memorable dining experience.

To plan your next event, or for further assistance, please contact Sodexo’s main office at 701-845-7130 or CLICK HERE to email.

CLICK HERE to visit the VCSU Dining website.


Additional charges may be incurred for certain events and will be discussed by the Student Center staff.

Other Meeting Areas
Lower Level Lounge
This lounge is right off of the Lower Level Conference Room and can accommodate 15 people.

Upper Level Lounge
This area features comfortable furniture and a baby grand piano. This lounge has been utilized for coffee shop performers and other small vendors. The area can seat 20 people.

Upper Hallway
The hallway provides a great promotional area for local vendors and campus groups. The Student Center is considered the central hub of campus and the high traffic area ensures that your group will receive a high volume of students, faculty, and staff.

Swimming Pool

Room Layout Information
Due to the many meetings/conferences hosted at the Student Center and the many set-up requirements, a complete list of room layouts has been created to help customize your next meeting!

Available Equipment

  • Projector
  • Microphone
  • PA System w/ wireless microphone
  • Projector (permanently in the Skoal Room)
  • Conference Phone

Rental Guidelines

Events may be held from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. VCSU reserves the right to review event plans to ensure that they are compatible with the mission of the university. We welcome the use of our space for meetings, conferences, and many other events.

VCSU educational programs have first priority for the use of the Student Center with university groups having second priority and all other third-party groups having third priority.

Smoking is not permitted at the Memorial Student Cener or on any University-owned property. Food and beverages are allowed in the Memorial Student Center. Please contact the campus Food Service provider for more information: 701-845-7130.

All users must agree to any Memorial Student center Use Agreement prior to hosting any event at the venue.

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