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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Fees

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/newstudent/orientation/family/costs.html

Family/Guest Fees

Although Family/Guest Orientation is not required, we strongly encourage family members who are supporting students in their college experience to attend, especially if you are sending your first student to college or your first student to Minnesota State University, Mankato.  All particpants, including any siblings or extended family members or guests who will join must be registered and the $25 per family fee must be paid in order to attend the program with your student.  There are additional costs for family or guests who would like to purchase meal tickets or stay in on-campus housing during Orientation.

 

Two Day Orientation Information

Two Day Orientation Family $25.00/family

Family Meal Ticket Cost: $26.00/guest

There are three meals included in the purchase of meal tickets.

  • Dinner (Day One)
  • Breakfast (Day Two)
  • Lunch (Day Two)

Purchasing meal tickets is optional. Family and guests are also able to use cash or credit card at any of our dining locations.  All student meals are included in the student orientation fee.


Overnight On-Campus Family Housing: $46.00/room (Two Day Programs Only)

  • Limited, on-campus family housing is available for registered guests. Because space is limited, it is best to reserve a space for on-campus family housing during the orientation registration process.
  • Two twin beds, linens, and towels are included in one family housing room. A television and phone are not provided.
  • Families DO NOT stay in the same room as their student. Student overnight housing is included in the student orientation fee.
  • Families who reserve a space on-campus will share an unlocked bathroom suite with another family.
  • There is no early arrival option for on-campus family housing.
  • On-campus family housing is optional, many families choose to stay overnight in a local hotel/motel.

Overnight Family Housing Notes:

  • Partners, family members, and guests who would like to room together only need to register for one room.
  • There are a limited number of on-campus family housing spaces available and these are filled first come, first served.
  • Please check out the various hotel/motel options in the Mankato area for your orientation stay.

 

One Day Orientation Information

One Day Orientation $25.00/family

Family Meal Ticket Cost: $10.00/guest

There is one meal included in the purchase of meal ticket for a one day orientation program.

  • Lunch

Purchasing meal tickets is optional. Family and guests are also able to use cash or credit card at any of our dining locations. All student meals are included in the student orientation fee.

Overnight on-campus family housing is not available for one day orientation programs.

 

 

Reservation Cancellation Policy: Orientation reservations may be cancelled by phone (507-389-5498) until five (5) business days prior to your scheduled orientation session date.  Students will receive a partial refund of 50% and family members will receive a full refund if a cancellation request is submitted at least five (5) business days prior to your scheduled session date.  Those who do not give five business days’ notice, or do not show up, will be charged the entire program fee.