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"M" Club Mission Statement

The University of Minnesota "M" Club: upholding and enriching the great tradition of Golden Gopher athletics.

The University of Minnesota "M" Club is comprised of individuals who have earned the University's varsity athletics insignia, the "M", for their athletic endeavors or who have been Honorary "M" recipients.

The "M" Club supports the mission, values and vision of the University of Minnesota Athletics Department:

  • Mission: To serve as a window to the University, in an environment of integrity and equity, that enables student-athletes to achieve excellence in their academic and athletic pursuits.
  • Values: A confident and humble pride. Integrity in words and deeds. Respect for human dignity of all stake holders. Loyalty built on trusting and honest relationships.
  • Vision: Become the model Division 1-A program in the country.

The "M" Club provides its members the opportunity to foster and maintain relationships across different sports, generations and geographical locations. In this way, the Club aspires to contribute, through the common bond of sport, to the social and professional enrichment of its members and provide a means for ongoing association with the University.

As an integral part of the Minnesota family, the "M" Club endeavors to uphold and enrich the great tradition of Golden Gopher Athletics.

Today, there are over 4500 living "M" winners across the country and around the world.

The "M" Club, building lifelong relationships.