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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Edina New Faculty & Staff Checklist

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Many questions can be answered with this checklist but if you still have a question, don't hesitate to ask at the reception desk.



  • A MavCARD is the identification card for Minnesota State University, Mankato students, staff, and faculty. For persons in Edina, it will also serve as your building access card.
  • Stop at the reception desk in Suite D to fill out the paperwork for a new MavCARD and have your picture taken.
  • A photo ID and your Tech ID is required.
  • The picture will be emailed to the MavCARD office in Mankato where your ID will be printed and routed back to Edina.
  • The MavCARD should arrive in about a week. Stop at the reception desk to check on its arrival.

Building Access

  • All Minnesota State Mankato at Edina faculty and staff should enter the building from the WEST entrance; free parking is located in a large parking lot on the west side. Building access from the west lot is handicap accessible.
  • Students must be accompanied by a faculty or staff member after office hours or students can use the atrium area on the first level.
  • Building hours are as follows:

Monday-Thursday: 6:00AM – 9:00PM

Friday: 6:00AM – 5:30PM

Saturday: 8:00AM – 1:00PM

7700 France is a secured building outside of the hours above.

  • Visitors entering after hours need to use the buzzer/phone to request security access.
  • Using a security activated MavCARD, faculty and staff can enter the building from the west door and access the Atrium on the first floor 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Faculty and staff have access to the Minnesota State Mankato suite doors 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Wifi access is available.

Wireless Access

  • Get wireless access in all the Edina suites using either MavNET or MavNET Encrypted. Building open spaces have access to the building’s wireless network 7700FranceGuest.
  • Contact IT Support (located in the MavPRINT area of Suite D) if you are having difficulty connecting to a wireless network.


  • See IT Services to enable printing from your laptop to the printers at Edina.
  • Copy codes are needed to print or copy at Edina.
  • Stop by the front desk to get this information.

Scheduling Rooms

  • Academic classes are scheduled through department online class request to Extended Learning.
  • Contact Sara Leigh at 952-818-8870 or at for all other scheduling.

Technology Needs

Edina IT Support 

  • Located in Suite D near the MavPRINT area
  • Thomas Pischke, IT Support
  • Phone Number: 952-888-8882 (8882 from any campus phone)
  • Staff Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:30AM - 7:00PM / Friday: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Mankato IT Service Desk

  • Contact them at or 507-389-6654 (6654 from any campus phone)
  • Staff Hours:
  • --Monday through Thursday: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • --Friday: 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
  • --Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • --Sunday: 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM


  • Mailroom: Mail that comes for faculty and staff with an office at Edina is sorted by department in the storage room in Suite B. Look for mail in the metal bin with your department’s name on it.
  • Class Materials: There are larger bins along the bottom of the mail area that can be used by students to either drop off or pick up class materials. If you’d like to use one of these bins for your class, clearly identify the bin with a sign and notify your students. Please remove signage when your class is finished using the bin.
  • Intercampus Mail to Mankato: Mail can be routed via intercampus envelope from Edina to the Mankato campus. “Land to Air” drops off and picks up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 11:00-1:30pm. Envelopes and the mail bin are located at the front reception area in Suite D.
  • USPS: There is a blue post office box outside the building by the large west parking lot.

Services Provided by Minnesota State Mankato at Edina

(For Faculty and Staff only)


  • Faculty and staff can borrow a laptop to use while in class or working at Edina. Equipment must be returned before leaving the site.
  • You can request the same laptop be available every time you have class.
  • See IT Support or the front desk for your equipment needs.
  • Laptops are not loaned out to students or non-MSU faculty and staff.

Mac Adapters

  • A limited number of Mac adapters are available for faculty and staff use.


  • MSU at Edina is excited to offer TelePresence in Room 345 in Suite D, Room 307 in Suite A, and Room 349 in Suite D.
  • If you have class in a TelePresence room, please be careful with food or beverages!


  • ITV is available in Suite D Rooms 348 and 344 as well as Room 319 in Suite C.


  • Parking is FREE. Please park in the large west parking lot, behind 7700 France Avenue off of Minnesota Street.
  • The east parking lot in front of the building is for visitors only and parking is limited. It is not a lot for student parking.


  • There is a cafeteria on the main floor of the building. Hours are Monday-Friday 7:00am to 1:30pm.
  • There are vending machines located on the first floor near the cafeteria area, as well as an ice machine.


  • Located in Suite D is a large refrigerator and microwaves for use by faculty, staff and students.
  • Located in Suite B is a large refrigerator and microwave for use by faculty and staff.
  • Clearly identify your lunch or snack items that are stored in the refrigerator
  • Courtesy and cleanliness is appreciated!


  • There is a coffeemaker in the Suite B Mailroom area. Please provide your own coffee.

Services for your students at MSU at Edina

  • MavCARDs Students who don’t have a MavCARD can get one at Edina. Once they have a MavCARD they can get access to the west entrance of the building.  Have all students stop by the front reception are in Suite D with any MavCARD requests or questions.
  • MavPRINT As part of their student fees, all students have $15.00 of printing in their account at the start of each semester to use for MavPRINT. MavPRINT Stations are located in both Suites A & D. Color printing is in Suite D.
  • Computer Labs In addition to computers in both MavPRINT areas, Edina has three computer labs. The computer labs are located in Suite A Room 302, and Suite D Rooms 346 and 347. Weekly schedules are posted outside the door with class information. If you have class in a computer lab, please remind students not to eat or drink in the computer lab!

Room List TP = TelePresence      
Suite A        
Room # Set Up # of Seats Collaborative Electrical
302 Computer Lab 23   X
303 Classroom 36 X  
304 Classroom 36 X  
306 Office: IT      
307 Conference/Classroom/TP TP=6 Conf=12   X
309 Classroom/Nursing Exam Tables 18  X  
MavPRINT Area        
Suite B        
Room # Set Up # of Seats Collaborative Electrical
321 Conference Room 6    
322 Office: Candace Raskin      
323 Office: Melissa Krull      
326 Office: Nana Boakye      
327 Office: Robbie Burnett      
328 Office: Jason Kaufman      
330 Office: Andrew Smoley      
Suite C        
Room # Set Up # of Seats Collaborative Electrical
315 WCHA    
316 Classroom 42   X
319 Conference Room/Classroom/ITV 21 (Conf=15)   X
331 WCHA      
332 WCHA      
333 WCHA      
Suite D        
Room # Set Up # of Seats Collaborative Electrical
340 Classroom 66 X  
341 Classroom 24   X
342 Classroom 24   X
343 Classroom 24   X
344 Interactive Classroom/ITV 36 X X
345 Classroom/Conference Room/TP 27   X
346 Classroom/Computer Lab 39   X
347 Classroom/Computer Lab 19   X
348 Classroom 18 X  
349 Conference Room/Classroom 16    X
350 Office: Sandra Eggenberger      
351 Office: Kim Fortin      
352 Office: Nursing      
353 Office: Aaron Deris      
361 Break Room      
MavPRINT Area Thomas Pischke: IT Help Desk      

Welcome to the Minnesota State Mankato at Edina campus!

If you have questions, please stop by the reception desk in Suite D or call us at 952-818-8888.