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  • Mission
  • Comstock Memorial Union

  • Mission

    Comstock Memorial Union is an innovative student-centered organization and facility. We deliver valued services and programs that enhance campus life and inspire involvement and commitment.

    Values & Purpose of the CMU

    Comstock Memorial Union Values

    • Community
      civility; service oriented; customer service; student focused; diversity
    • Integrity
      honesty and fairness; strong work ethic; accountability
    • Empowerment
      participatory decision making; responsibility and trust; solution/results oriented "can do" attitude; employee ownership
    • Evolution and Change
      risk taking; continual improvement; to question why; creativity
    • Learning/Education
      student and staff development; selection, training and evaluation of students and staff; providing challenges to the students and staff
    • Open Communication
      communicating information and decisions; listening; follow through; documentation
    • Relationships
      caring; valuing students; flexibility; conflict resolution; respect for others; socialization, fun, play; teamwork
    • Personal Effectiveness
      stress management, time management, healthy lifestyle

    Comstock Memorial Union's Goals

    We believe that basing all decisions and policies on these values will create an environment of quality and excellence.

    • To provide services, assistance, information, and opportunities for interaction to the campus community and regional service area. 
    • To maintain an environment where diverse students and the campus community can meet other people, attend programs, utilize services, relax, and study.
    • To design programs, activities and services for students to participate in so they gain the capacity to live usefully, act responsibly and be active learners all their lives.
    • To provide and encourage continuous training and evaluation for student staff, full-time staff, student leaders and volunteers; to ensure successful operation of the facility's services and programs within the student development framework.
    • To coordinate facilities and provide support services so that meetings, workshops, conferences, and conventions may be facilitated for the MSUM campus community and regional service area.
    • To maintain and improve the physical space to ensure the facility's cleanliness, safety, and positive image.
    • To provide resources and support for recognized student organizations.
    • To operate with fiscal accountability in order to generate revenue and control expenditures.
    • To market the facility, services, programs, and activities to the campus community and regional service area.
    • To recognize our role in and commitment to the recruitment, the retention, and the educational experiences of Minnesota State University Moorhead students.

    Do you want to know how the Comstock Memorial Union came to be? Check out our history.