Day of Giving Campus Events

Bemidji-area BSU alumni and supporters will celebrate donors' impact on students at special day of giving events scheduled on campus and in the Bemidji community on February 13 as part of BSU's Build the Dam Challenge, a 24-hour online fundraising event to benefit academic and athletic scholarships and BSU athletic programs.

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Enjoy a great lunch while supporting BSU students during Bemidji State University’s Day of Giving.

From 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., stop by the commons area in the lower level of Memorial Hall to enjoy a sandwich lunch with fellow BSU supporters. Includes a sandwich, chips, cookie and a drink. You can eat your lunch there or take it to go.

$6 for BSU students
$10 for alumni, faculty/staff and community members

All proceeds from the lunch support student scholarships at BSU either through The Lakeside Fund or Beaver Pride. You choose which fund you’d like to support.

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The fun surrounding BSU’s Build the Dam Challenge doesn’t stop after the quitting whistle blows! Bemidji State University will host Community Spotlight at Bemidji Brewing on February 13 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Stop by to share your favorite BSU memories and mingle with fellow alumni, BSU faculty/staff and other proud Bemidji State supporters.

Purchase a limited edition retro BSU pint glass for $15 and get a FREE fill of either your favorite tap or non-alcoholic beverage.

BSU Student Senate (2019-20)
BSU Student Senate (2019-20)

What is the Build the Dam Challenge about?

All gifts made online between 12 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on February 13, 2020 will support academic scholarships through The Lakeside Fund, athletic scholarships through Beaver Pride or specific Beavers athletic programs of your choice!

Your gift will have an even bigger impact this year, thanks to a handful of generous supporters providing matching funds to grow the dam. Make a gift on February 13 and you’ll unlock these matching funds to double your impact, plus compete in fun challenges and win awesome prizes including BSU merchandise.

Learn more about the Build the Dam Challenge at