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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Parking

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/parking/

Emergencies After Hours - Contact University Security directly by phone: 507-389-2111.

 


Click here to buy 2019-20 Purple and Residence Hall Green permits

Alert - The 2019-20 Gold Permit drawing was held April 23rd when the new Student Government President pressed the magic button and 1036 Gold permit assignments were randomly made thanks to a computer program untouched by human hands. Those wanting to get in early and buy a residence hall Light or Dark Green permit, as well as a Purple permit, can go "on-line" and buy a 2019-20 permit.


2019-20 Parking Permit Prices


Permit Type

Coverage

2019-20 Rate

Gold Permit - Lot specific assignments. April Drawing related. A few Lot 2 and 17 Gold permits remain as of 5/26/19. Gold permits available. 12 month Academic Year permit.

$340

Purple Permit - Lots 20 North, Lot 20 South, Lot 21 North, Lot 17 West, and Malin Curbside. Purple permits available. 9 month Academic Year permit.
$216
Nighttime Purple Permit - Lots 20 North, Lot 20 South, Lot 21 North, Lot 17 West, and Malin Curbside. Nighttime Purple permits available. 9 month Academic Year permit.

$118

Nighttime Gold (Must have at least a Purple or Orange permit.) Kicks in at 4 PM Monday through Thursdays.
$40
Orange Permit - Lot 21 South, Lot 22 South & North Orange permits available. 9 month Academic Year permit.
$152
Residence Hall Room Renter - Light Green Permit - Lot 14 Light Green Permits. 9 month Academic Year permit.

$280

Residence Hall Room Renter - Light Green Permit - Lot 16 Light Green Permits. 9 month Academic Year permit.

$280

Residence Hall Room Renter - Dark Green Discount Permit - (Lot 1, Lot 2) Dark Green Permits. 9 month Acadmic Year permit.

$216

Accessible (a.k.a. handicap) Blue Permit Dark Blue Handicap. 12 Month Permit. Spring/Summer value shows.
$152
Motorcycle/Scooter Silver Sticker (any licensed motorized unit; all must park in motorcycle/scooter parking zones, not in or near bike racks)

During winter months motorcycle/scooter stalls converted for other uses. ($64 if the buyer doesn't have a regular permit. $32 if they also possess regular vehicle parking permit.

$64

Vendor Delivery Services Zone - Light Blue Dash Board Permit

Must park in specially signed delivery/facilities stalls. A paper "temporary" permit is available for $5 per day, $20 per week.

$340


Bike Friendly Campus

In November, 2017, Minnesota State Mankato was formally recognized as a "Bronze Bicycle Fiendly University" by the League of American Bicyclists. MSU joins a group of 182 colleges and universities across the United States that are transforming the American landscape by providing more bicycle-friendly campuses for the benefit of students, staff, faculty and community members. Click on this link for more information: League of American Bicyclists


Free Lot Users - Snagged a Ticket? Free ice scraper Provided to Orange Buyer

For those Free Lot users who have snagged a ticket for illegally parking on the grass or in an Orange, Purple, or Lot 22 Brown permit stall, the Cashiers will "waive" payment of the ticket if you buy at least an Orange Permit. There are plenty of Orange and Purple permits available for sale and empty Orange and Purple permit parking stalls can be seen as you walk to and from Lot 23 (Free Lot). As an added incentive, Orange Permit Buyers will be provided with a free credit card size ice scraper when they buy an Orange Permit (as long as ice scraper inventory lasts).


Scooter and Motorcycle Parking (Not Available During Winter Months)

  • Lot 11A across from Sears and west of the Student Union.
  • Lot 7 across from the Bud Myers Field House has Motorcycle/Scooter stalls.
  • Lot 15 McElroy Center entrance - on north curb of horseshoe shaped parking lot.
  • Lot 16 southwest corner has Motorcycle/Scooter stalls.
  • Lot 18 southeast corner has Motorcycle/Scooter stalls.