HR Update

Employee Entertainment Discounts Update

University employees can get discounts on event tickets, home and professional services, and more through the Minnesota Employee Recreation & Services Council (MERSC) is now a secure site, please follow the instructions below to obtain your MERSC discounts.

  1. Visit the MERSC website at . All employees of a MERSC affiliated company will need to create an Employee Membership account by registering for an account and paying the $5 annual membership fee. Once your account is created and the annual fee payment is made you will be able to login and access the MERSC discounts. This membership is valid for 1 year from activation date. 
  2. Your account will be assigned a MERSC ID#. You will be able to take a screenshot or download your MERSC ID card for proof of employment at a MERSC affiliated company. Most vendors will require to see a valid/unexpired MERSC ID card. 

Questions? Contact the MERSC office at 612-701-0319 or

NOTE:  In most cases, other discounts are NOT applicable with the MERSC discount.

Disclaimer: Employees and retirees are to use the MERSC list of discounts on the basis of Caveat Emptor—Let the Buyer Beware.  While MERSC makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information, MERSC does not endorse, approve, or certify such information.   Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness,  efficacy, and timeliness.  MERSC is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information.  No guarantees or warranties, including (but not limited to) any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by MERSC with respect to such information.

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