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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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New Student & Family Programs

The Office of New Student and Family Programs connects students and their parents to the resources, services and opportunities they need at Minnesota State Mankato. We ease the transition to college life, make sure that both students and their families feel comfortable on campus, and help them develop the confidence they need to achieve their goals. Our goal is to set students up for success in school and beyond.


Minnesota State Mankato provides Orientation and Registration programs for all incoming students to help make a successful transition to the University.

Parents and Family

The Family Program seeks to provide a forum for communication between the University and families of our students in order to support student success, promote an appropriate role for parents within the campus community, and involve parents and families in the Maverick experience.

Stay Up–To–Date

The Office of New Student and Family Programs sends periodic updates to family members that are subscribed to our email list. These messages inform families of important issues, events, and dates in the University community. If you are interested in receiving these updates, please subscribe.

Undecided Academic Advising

The Office of New Student and Family Programs provides advising for all students (even if you're past your first year) who haven't picked a major yet, or who may be unsure of their initial choice of major.

High School Enrollment Options

Minnesota State Mankato has two options for high school students ready to get a jump start on their college careers: Concurrent Enrollment and Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)