Family Weekend

Bulldog Parents, it’s your turn to experience a weekend at UMD! Family Weekend is a time to connect with your student, experience programs unique to our campus, attend athletic events, learn traditions, and meet other Bulldog families. Plan your weekend with the schedule below.

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Lodging Options - UMD Rate

Comfort Inn West (218) 628-1464 Mention the "College Savings Discount" and receive 15% off of any room between mid-August to mid-May

Comfort Suites Canal Park (218) 727-1378 Offers 15% off the retail rate for students, parents, and alumni of UMD. 

Country Inn & Suites (218) 740-4500 Enter the promotional code "UMD" or call the hotel directly and ask for the UMD rate.

Days Inn Duluth (218) 727-3110 Mention UMD to receive a preferred visit rate.

Days Inn Lakewalk (218) 728-5141 Call and ask for the University of Minnesota discount.

The Edgewater Online only offer! Use the promo code "UMD" for discounted rates Sunday - Thursday for the preferred UMD Visitor Rate.

Hampton Inn and Suites Duluth North Mall Area (218) 481-7707 Offers 8% off the retail rate for students, parents, and alumni of UMD.

The Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth (218) 722-1202 Offers a UMD Parent and Fan rate. Please call the hotel and ask for the UMD Parent and Fan rate.

Inn on Lake Superior (218) 726-1111 Call and ask for the University of Minnesota Duluth discounts or use our online booking code UMD.

Lake Breeze Resort (218) 525-6808 Offers 10% off their regular rates for current & prospective UMD students and parents.

Park Point Marina Inn (218) 591-7111 Offers 16% off the retail rate for students, parents, and alumni of UMD. Enter the promotional code "UMD16" or call the hotel directly and ask for the UMD16 rate.

Pier B Resort (218) 481-8888  Offers the Local Negotiated Rate program that includes a discounted rate Sunday - Thursday evenings for visiting students and their family.

Residence Inn and Suites by Marriott-Duluth (218) 279-2885 Offers 10% off the retail rate for students, parents, and alumni of UMD.

Friday, October 22

UMD Women’s Soccer vs Wayne State College @ 6:00pm

Ticket Price: $3.00

Location: Malosky Stadium

Visit www.umdbulldogs.com/tickets - Select "Soccer' from Buy Tickets Menu

Enter the promo code to receive discount - Promo Code: FAMILY

Tickets go on sale starting Aug 31 @ 10am

Tickets must be purchased in advance; not available at the stadium


Maxa @ 7:30 pm 

Location: Marshall Performing Arts Center | reserved seating

Discounted prices using promo code "fw2021": FW Adult $21 | FW Senior $16 | FW Student $11 | FW UMD Student - PRESALES $8

https://z.umn.edu/Maxa

Saturday, October 23

Fall Hike in UMD’s Bagley Nature Area @ 10-11:30am

Meet just outside the Bagley Classroom (search for this in google maps)

Discover the beauty of this gem of a place, right here on campus.  The colors will be spectacular and the trails are fantastic. We have old growth forest and amazing views of campus, the City, and Lake Superior.  Join us on this stroll through nature.  

$2/person – max capacity 20 people

Sign up here


Indoor Rock Climbing at UMD!

Meet at the North Shore Climbing Wall in the Sports and Health Center

Choose your time 1-2pm or 3-4pm

Rock and ice climbing have a long history here at UMD. Climbers were the first official student club on campus (they offered free doughnuts to organizers!) Here is your chance to see why so many students fall in love with climbing at UMD. It's fun for the whole family. Challenge yourself to see just how high you can make it! 

$8/individual– max capacity 16 people

Sign up here


Family Weekend Tailgating @ 11:00am

Ticket Price: Free

Lot C & Lot M (directly in front of Malosky Stadium)

Grab a free hotdog and gear up for the Football game!

*While supplies last


UMD Football vs Bemidji State @ 2:00pm

Ticket Price: $5.00

Location: Malosky Stadium

Visit www.umdbulldogs.com/tickets - Select Event

Enter promo code to receive discount - Promo Code: FAMILY

Tickets must be purchased in advance; not available at the stadium


UMD Men’s Hockey vs Minnesota @ 7:00pm

Ticket Price: $40.00

Location: AMSOIL Arena

Visit www.umdbulldogs.com/tickets - Select Event

*This is a premium game and there is no ticket discounts available (no promo code needed)

*If you would like a current UMD student to sit with you, you will need to purchase them an Adult ticket; student tickets are valid for student section only

Tickets go on sale starting Sept 15 @ 10am (on this date, we expect high traffic ticket sales for this game; game is expected to sell out as we approach Oct 23)


Maxa @ 7:30 pm 

Location: Marshall Performing Arts Center | reserved seating

Discounted prices using promo code "fw2021": FW Adult $21 | FW Senior $16 | FW Student $11 | FW UMD Student - PRESALES $8

https://z.umn.edu/Maxa


Annual Orchestra Story Hour @ 7:30 pm 

Location: Weber Music Hall | general admission

Discounted prices using promo code "fw2021":  FW Adult $13 | FW Senior $8 | FW Veteran $8 | FW Student $6 | FW UMD Student FREE | FW Child 12 & under FREE

https://z.umn.edu/UMDMusicEvents

Sunday, October 24

Family Weekend Brunch @ 10:00am

Join Vice Chancellor, Dr. Lisa Erwin for a brunch along Lake Superior! Guests will take in the beautiful sights of Duluth while mingling and meeting other Bulldog families. 

Each ticket includes breakfast and a complimentary ticket to tour the Glensheen Mansion.

Location: Clearwater Grille & Event Center

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM 

Ticket cost: $31/per ticket

Purchase Tickets Here (registration closes 10/15) 


Choir Concert @ 3:00 pm 

Location: Weber Music Hall | general admission
Discounted prices using promo code "fw2021":  FW Adult $13 | FW Senior $8 | FW Veteran $8 | FW Student $6 | FW UMD Student FREE 

https://z.umn.edu/UMDMusicEvents


UMD Women’s Soccer vs Wayne State @ 6:00pm

Ticket Price: $3.00

Location: Malosky Stadium

Visit www.umdbulldogs.com/tickets - Select 'Soccer' from Buy Tickets Menu

Enter the promo code to receive discount - Promo Code: FAMILY

Tickets must be purchased in advance; not available at the stadium

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