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Say ‘Happy Holidays’ with a Little Maroon and Gold

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Say ‘Happy Holidays’ with a Little Maroon and Gold

Still struggling to find that perfect gift for the Bulldogs on your shopping list? There’s something for every Bulldog on the UMD Alumni Association Holiday Gift Guide. Nothing says ‘Happy Holidays’ like a little maroon and gold, and Champ dashing through the snow. Here are some fun ideas ranging from hockey and theater tickets to baby booties! While browsing online at UMD Stores, remember to use your alumni discount code for 20% off your purchases.

For the Sports Enthusiast:

Break the Ice: Duluth Hockey Ticket Package – Treat the family to a night out, and leave dinner to us! Meet fellow UMD alumni and hockey fans over drinks and dinner, then head over to the men’s hockey game against the University of Denver at AMSOIL Arena. Game night is Friday, February 1, 2013. Price for ticket package is $30 (which includes dinner and cost for hockey ticket.) Visit the UMD Alumni website to register for the event and for further information.

UMD License Plate: Show off your Bulldog spirit with our UMD license plate! Sport your Bulldog Pride while helping future Bulldogs finance college as all proceeds go to our UMD Alumni Scholarship program.

license plate

For the History Buff:

UMD Alumni Travel Opportunities: Talk about a stocking stuffer! Six exotic locales have already been selected for the 2013 travel year, and more may still be added. View the itineraries, and see the world with your fellow UMD alumni.

For the Artsy:

UMD Theater Tickets: Escape by yourself or with family and friends to a new world by experiencing the productions of the UMD Theater at the Marshall Performing Arts Center. With three shows left of the 2012-2013 season, you’re sure to escape somewhere fascinating.

UMD Music: Tickets are available for every type of musical concert the ear can enjoy. Jazz, opera, choral, brass, and much, much more. Bring the family, or a close friend or two. You certainly want to share these musical experiences.

Tweed Museum of Art: The Tweed museum is really a place where there is something for all ages. Bring the kids while they’re home on winter break, or take an hour for yourself to wander the works of professional artists and student exhibitions alike housed in UMD’s very own museum. The best part? It’s FREE! (There’s also a gift shop with unique jewelry and other one-of-a-kind gifts.)

For Mom and Dad:

Minnesota Duluth Mom Coffee Mugs: Help Mom get into the Bulldog spirit each and every morning. This ceramic mug boasts the maroon and gold colors, and will surely spark conversations at the office of where her kid goes to college – UMD!

Mom Mug

Minnesota Duluth Dad Tumbler with Straw: This UMD tumbler keeps your drink hot or cold and features screen printed graphics. It also comes with a thick plastic straw, so he doesn’t have to search through his entire office for one.


For the UMD Grad:

UMD Alumni Coffee Mug: Former Bulldogs can display their UMD pride with this ceramic 15 oz coffee mug. Decorated with a screen printed alumni graphic in the distinctive maroon and gold.


UMD Alumni Pin – Show off your alma mater with this shining gold alumni pin. Stick to your hat, your key lanyard, or on your office bulletin board. Even wear it on the lapel of your sports coat!alumni pin

 UMD Duluth Alumni Ornament – It’s not quite the holidays without the flicker of maroon and gold to show off your UMD pride. Hang it on your tree, off your poinsettia, or display it in your window at work. Hang it where it can be seen front and center, so no one forgets you hail from Bulldog Country.


UMD Alumni Full-Zip Jacket – Keep warm this winter with a new alumni full-zip jacket! “UMD Alumni” is stitched across the front with 2 front zipper pockets, and adjustable open bottom hem. There’s a fleece lining inside the coat as well as inside the pockets to keep you extra toasty this winter.

zip up jacket

Fight Song UMD Glass Tumbler – For those nights when you have to catch the Bulldog football or hockey games on TV. This red glass tumbler features the UMD logo and UMD Rouser song lyrics on one side.

UMD Tumbler - Front

UMD Tumbler – Front

For the Current UMD Student:

Northern Shores Coffee Shop Gift Card: Treat your hard working Bulldog student to free coffee and fresh baked goods. A gift card speaks volumes with a heavy academic and extracurricular schedule, especially when Finals Week rolls around.

Jack Connolly Hockey Jersey: Relive the magic of “We Back Jack” by getting a Jack Connolly jersey to wear to each and every Bulldog hockey game, home or away. This jersey features “J. Connolly” on the back as well as the captain’s “C” on the front left chest. A must for the diehard Bulldog student or fan.



For the Young Bulldogs:

Plush Champ Doll: Forget a puppy–get a real ‘Dog! Kids will love taking Champ with them wherever they go, be it hockey games, trips to Grandma and Grandpa’s, or simply around the house.plush champ

Infant Bulldog Booties by For Bere Feet: With a Bulldog head on each little foot, no one will mistake the little one for being anything but a Bulldog! Plus, it’ll keep their toes toasty warm during Duluth’s cold winters.


Youth UMD Bulldogs Hooded Sweatshirts by Champion: Gear up for any Bulldog sporting event with these hoodies by Champion.




UMD Store, located at 1120 Kirby Drive, is open during the holiday season!

Store hours vary depending on the week, so be sure to check out the UMD Store hours before you plan your final shopping destinations!