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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

End of Fall Semester

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Halls Closed

The residence halls close for Winter Break at 7 p.m. Friday, December 13 and reopen for Spring Semester at 8 a.m. Friday, January 10. Read more about Winter Break.

Maverick 160 Meal Plan: Convert Meals to Dining Dollars

Students on the Maverick 160 Meal Plan may convert any of the 160 meals a semester into Dining Dollars, at a rate of $5.90 per meal, twice a semester (by November 30 for Fall Semester). Stop by the Residential Life Office at 111 Carkoski Commons or convert your meals online.

Need to Change Your Meal Plan?

Beginning December 16, you may change your meal plan online.

Graduating or Leaving Campus?

If you plan to leave the University for any reason, including graduation, you must complete a Contract Release Request form to the Residential Life Office no later than 4:30 p.m. Friday, November 22. There is a $30 administrative fee for an approved contract release. After this day, approved contract release requests are subject to an additional $20 administrative charge. Click here for more information about contract releases and situations under which releases are granted.

Need a Late Stay Extension Due to Graduation?

If you are participating in graduation events, please submit a Late Stay Request by Noon on Friday, December 13 to stay in your room until 5 p.m. Saturday, December 14.

Changing Rooms for Spring Semester

If you would like to move to a different room for Spring Semester, submit your request to the Front Desk of your community by noon Friday, November 22. If changing rooms for Spring Semester, moves must be completed by 4 p.m. Sunday, December 15. Room change opportunities resume Monday, January 27.

Getting a New Roommate

If you are currently living alone in a room for two residents (or there is a vacant space in your apartment), or if your current roommate is not returning for Spring Semester, you will be assigned a new roommate. Before you leave for break, make sure that a bed, desk, desk chair, and closet space are available for your new roommate and that your room is clean. Failure to do so may result in a minimum cleaning charge of $30 and a conduct meeting. The Department of Residential Life will notify you by e-mail over the break when you are assigned a roommate.