Building Hours

Building hours during winter break (Thu, Dec 18 - Mon, Jan 19) are 6:00 am - 5:00 pm, Mon - Fri, closed on Sat and Sun unless an event is scheduled. Northrop is also closed for all official University holidays including Jan 19, 2015.

NOTE: Surdyk's Café at Northrop will be open 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday - Friday during winter break. Regular hours will resume beginning Tuesday, January 20.

Academic Year Building Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:00 am - 10:00 pm; Sat & Sun, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed on Holidays

Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus

At the University of Minnesota, we’re committed to promoting and protecting the health and well-being of all campus community members. That’s why we’re proud to be smoke-and tobacco-free. Our goal? To create a healthier, cleaner, and more inclusive environment for everyone.

As of July 1, 2014, University facilities, buildings, and grounds on the Twin Cities campuses are smoke and tobacco free. For the complete policy, please visit the UWide Policy Library.


Find the best route to Northrop along with parking options.

We offer many accessible options for your Northrop experience.

Surdyk's Café offers many selections of food and beverages during the day and during performances.

Current exhibit: 100 Years of Student Drawings: Celebrating the School of Architecture's Centennial

Get a closer look at all of Northrop's new spaces!