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It's Your Day.

We are honored to be a part of it!

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On your special day, it's our goal to provide you with the best in customer service and dining satisfaction. UMD’s catering staff takes pride in every event we are involved with, and your reception will beno exception.

For more information, please view the UMD Catering Guidelines page. 


The first and perhaps the most important step in the planning process is to be sure there is a room available for your special day. Kirby Student Center offers meeting spaces that accommodate 2 to 320 guests. To reserve a meeting space in the Kirby Student Center, please contact the Assistant Director for Events & Conferences at 218-726-7166 or kirby@d.umn.eduwedding reception display

Once the date and venue have been secured, a Facility Use Agreement will be drafted that outlines the details of the event, guidelines, and estimated costs. A copy of the guests Certificate of Liability Insurance is required as is a down payment. If alcohol is being served, a UMD security officer may be required.

For Kirby Student Center venue options, please visit their website

For information on reserving the Glensheen Mansion venue, please visit the Glensheen page. 

Placing a Catering Order

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Please call 218-726-7166 or email to order. We offer a large variety of wedding menu options to select from, ranging from tiered dinner buffets to plated served meals.