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George Floyd – Family Memorial Service

Close up photo of George Floyd in front of a brick wallThe Minneapolis Memorial Service for Mr. George Floyd will be held at North Central University in Minneapolis on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 1 p.m. CDT.

This is a private event for the family, friends, and invitees of the Floyd family.

Admittance will be granted only to preregistered and verified attendees.

Eulogy by Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President National Action Network.

North Central University is honored to have been asked to serve as the location for the Minneapolis funeral service for Mr. George Floyd. As a Christian university situated in the heart of Minneapolis, we strive to be good citizens and good neighbors. Our hope is that our sanctuary will provide a space of welcome and warmth for Mr. Floyd’s loved ones and their guests during this time of remembrance and worship.

Health and safety for attendees

We are working with the event planners and the Governor’s office to ensure appropriate measures will be in place for health and safety related to COVID-19. When finalized, these measures will be communicated to all guests and media attending the funeral.

Area Hotels

Due to COVID-19, hotel availability and policies may change rapidly. Please contact hotels before booking to ensure availability.

Hampton Inn Minneapolis Downtown 
612.341.3333
19 North 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403, US
(1.0 miles from campus)

Hampton Inn & Suites — Mall of America
952.854.7600
2860 Metro Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425
(11.1 miles from campus)

Hilton Garden Inn-Minneapolis
1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(.5 miles from campus)

Hilton Garden Inn-Mpls Airport/Mall of America
952.854.1687 or 800.774.1500
1601 East American Boulevard
Bloomington, MN 55425
(9.4 miles from campus)

Holiday Inn Express-Minneapolis
612.341.3300
225 South 11th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(.6 miles from campus)

Holiday Inn Express-Roseville
651.294.7200
2715 Long Lake Road
Roseville, MN 55113
(7 miles from campus)

Normandy Inn & Suites – Best Western Plus
612.370.1400 or 800.780.7234
405 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(.7 miles from campus)

Residence Inn Minneapolis Downtown at the Depot
612.340.1300
425 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(1.0 miles from campus)

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel The Deport 
 612.375.1700
225 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(1.1 miles from campus)

About North Central University

Founded in 1930, North Central University (NCU) is a private Christ-centered, Spirit-filled university in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. NCU serves 1,200 students through 60 undergraduate areas of study on its Minneapolis campus, PSEO, online and on-site master’s degrees, online undergraduate degrees, and Academic Partner sites throughout the U.S. The university has been in its current location in the Elliot Park neighborhood since 1937. NCU is accredited by the HLC and is a member of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.