Detroit Lakes Student Life

Check out these opportunities to get involved on the Detroit Lakes campus!

Student Government Association

SGA logoThe Detroit Lakes campus Student Government Association meets from 3-4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Cafeteria Student Lounge. Visitors are welcome, and you can contact Student Life Director Kristina Seifert to get on the agenda.

SGA is a group of elected students who work closely with administration to provide the best possible college experience for all students. Their responsibilities include event planning, addressing issues and overseeing the student life budget. They operate under the M State SGA constitution and bylaws, and decisions are made by voting.

New student senators are elected each fall and spring semester. Interested applicants can obtain a copy of the current nomination form and submit it by the specified due date.

Spring semester events on campus

There are lots of ways to know what’s happening on campus:

Facebook: Our Facebook page has information about upcoming and past events.
Instagram: Follow our Instagram for fun and current information about what is happening on campus.
On campus: Check out posters and flyers in the common areas and advertisements on monitors around campus.

  • January 21: Spin Magic – Interactive event creating spin art on various items
  • January 31: M State Takeover – tubing at Detroit Recreational Mountain Area
  • February 11: Doug’s Wire Writing – Interactive event creating wire picture frames
  • February 21: M State Takeover – tubing at Detroit Recreational Mountain Area
  • March 4: Noah Hoehn – Musician
  • April TBD: Student recognition ceremony
  • April 15: Daniel Martin - Magician
  • May 7: Spring Commencement Ceremony

Free student meals in the months of January and February.  Dates to be determined and announced via weekly campus update.

Stop in and say hi.  Our office is located in F112, next door to the library. 

Student benefits

Lakes Transit – provides access to unlimited rides to M State students showing current student ID. Students call 847-1674 to arrange for pick-up. Extends to rides to the campus, work, The Center and other local businesses. Lakes Transit services Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Audubon.

The Center – provides access to the fitness facility to M State students showing current student ID. Fitness classes and 24-hour access is available for additional cost(s).

Detroit Lakes campus organizations

Interested in joining one of these groups? Please contact the advisor directly to get more information on meeting times and locations. For any other questions, please contact Kristina Seifert.

Architectural Technology Student Association
Advisor: Randy Roberts
Develops and promotes professional growth opportunities including commercial and residential design projects among architectural technology program students.

M State Nursing Association
Advisor: Angie Mohr
Provides the high ethical and moral standards of a true nursing professional.

PowerSports Club
Kent Reisenauer
Develops and promotes professional growth opportunities among PowerSports program students and those interested in the industry

PTK (Phi Theta Kappa)
Advisor: Michele Waldera
onor society recognizes students of academic excellence.

Kent Reisenauer
The official organization of vocational education, with state and national competitions.