Visitor Information

Visitors are always welcome at the University of North Dakota. See for maps and other information.

Office Hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, although some buildings such as the libraries, Museum, and Memorial Union are open extended hours, including weekends.

Campus Visit Information

A campus visit is a great way to experience university life and see firsthand what awaits you at UND. Stop at the Gorecki Alumni Center located on the corner of University Avenue and Stanford Road to schedule your campus visit with the Office of Admissions or go online at: To provide you with the best experience possible, please schedule your visit a minimum of seven days in advance. If you need to schedule a campus visit with less than seven days advanced notice, please call 1.800.CALL.UND (1.800.225.5863) to make arrangements.

Telephone Numbers

Call 701-777-3000 for administrative or academic office numbers. If you are calling long distance, call 1-800-CALL-UND.

Event Information

Call the Info Center at 701-777-4321, watch UND Television Cable Channel 3, stop at the Visitor Information locations listed above, consult UND’s online calendar at:, or write or call the Office of University Relations, 777-2731.


Athletics tickets are available at the Ralph Engelstad Arena box office, hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday (telephone 777-4689). Tickets are also available at the Chester Fritz box office, their hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets for all athletic events can also be purchased by using Ticketmaster, telephone 1-800-745-3000, or at any Ticketmaster outlet; Burtness Theatre (site of Theatre Arts Department and touring productions) Box Office open approximately two weeks prior to each production, 2 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (telephone 777-2587 for tickets; 777-3446 for information). Chester Fritz Auditorium Box Office open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (telephone 777-4090 for information, 772-5151 to purchase tickets or visit any Ticket Master outlet). Alerus Center Box Office is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, 792-1420.

Prospective Student Tours

Please schedule your campus visit online at: To provide you with the best experience possible, please schedule your visit a minimum of seven days in advance. If you need to schedule a campus visit with less than seven days advanced notice, please call 1.800.CALL.UND (1.800.225.5863) to make arrangements.

Campus Police and Emergency Services

Call 777-3491 for UND’s 24-hour a day police desk. For all emergencies, dial 911 from both on and off campus phones. The University Police Department provides statistical information upon request in accordance with the Clery Act. This information is also available on the UND Police website:

Dining Facilities

Parents and visitors are welcome to dine in the three dining centers with their student (guest meal prices are available or students may use their guest passes). Residence hall dining centers are in Wilkerson Hall, Squires Hall and the Memorial Union (Terrace). Convenience store service is also available in Wilkerson Hall, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday-Sunday, the Walsh Convenience store, main level of Walsh Hall, hours vary, and the U-Snack at the Memorial Union, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday. The food court at the Memorial Union, Old Main Marketplace, features A&W Express, Sbarro Pizzeria, Dakota Deli, and World Market, as well as grab n’ go options. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and noon to 9 p.m., Sunday. Stomping Grounds coffee shop in the Memorial Union and University Place serve coffee, espresso, specialty coffee drinks and features fresh baked items from the UND Bakery. University Place proudly serves Starbucks coffee. The Memorial Union location hours are 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday; the University Place location hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Other eating facilities include: Wings (Airport) Café, UND Administrative Aerospace Center, Airport, 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, providing subs, sandwiches, hot meal entrees, and various other offerings. The food cart in the Medical School lower level offers breakfast and lunch choices, including sandwiches and beverages, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday during the academic year (hours may vary). For more information visit the Dining Services website at:


Visitors are always welcome on campus. All motor vehicles parked in a designated parking area on University property must have a permit or pay the established fee as designated in one of the following locations:

  1. Parking Ramp. The ramp is located at the corner of Columbia Road and 2nd Avenue North.
  2. Visitor Pay Lot. The visitor lot is located at 236 Centennial Drive.
  3. Metered Parking. Metered parking is available at several locations across campus.
  4. Temporary Parking Pass. Purchase a temporary parking pass at Parking Services in Twamley Hall, Room 204.

Parking regulations apply to all visitors. Visitors should not park in reserved parking (permit required areas) or Service/Maintenance Vehicle areas.

For parking information, call 701-777-3551 or visit

Books and Memorabilia

The University Bookstore, operated by Follett Higher Education Group, is located on the Bronson Property north of the main campus (725 Hamline Street).


The Ray Richards Golf Course, south of the main campus, is open to the public.

Gorecki Alumni Center

The Gorecki Alumni Center provides a welcome center for campus; an event venue for students, faculty, staff, and community; and a showcase of the University’s traditions, successes and future while celebrating our distinguished alumni and friends. It houses UND Admissions and the UND Alumni Association and Foundation. Call 701-777-4408 to schedule a tour of Gorecki, 701-777-2611 to reach the Alumni Association and Foundation, or 701-777-3000 to speak with the Office of Admissions.

Athletic Hall of Fame

The colorful and accomplished past of UND sports will be recalled by a visit to the UND Athletic Hall of Fame display area, where plaques and descriptions recognizing the more than 200 former UND athletes are included. It is located in the Ralph Engelstad Arena on the south end of the upper concourse.

North Dakota Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

North Dakota entrepreneurs and innovators are recognized for their long-standing entrepreneurial contributions to the state and nation. Located on the second level of the atrium area in the Skalicky Technology Incubator on the west end of campus, the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame includes about 70 inductees.

Performer Hall of Portraits and Posters

The large and eclectic array of internationally famous performers who have appeared in the Chester Fritz Auditorium over the years since its opening in 1972 are reflected through interesting displays of their portraits, photographed specifically for their appearance at the Auditorium. Also displayed are promotional posters, some of which are prize winners created by UND graphic designers specially for the UND shows. The dozens of portraits and posters are located in the Auditorium lobby areas.

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382