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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Important Dates

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/reslife/housing/current/important_dates.html

Important Residential Life Dates 2017-2018


Fall Semester

August 17

  • Residence communities open at 9 a.m.
  • Welcome Week New Student & Family Barbecue, 4-6 p.m. in Myers Field House (students first meal will be served here with their MavCARD).

August 18

  • Food Service begins in the University Dining Center (with breakfast).

August 21

  • Classes begin.
  • Single room waiting lists begin in the Residential Life Office.

September 1

  • Last day to change meal plans for the Fall Semester.

September 5-6

  • Room changes available in the Residential Life Office.

September 7

  • Room changes begin through the Front Desk of each community (and Stadium Heights Office).

November 17

  • Deadline to register for Thanksgiving Break Housing.
  • Contract release requests for Spring Semester received after the 4:30 p.m. deadline are subject to a late charge.

November 22

  • Food service ends at 6 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7 p.m. for Thanksgiving Break.

November 26

  • Thanksgiving Break ends and residence communities reopen at 12:00 noon.
  • Food service begins at 4 p.m. for evening meal.

November 29

  • 24-hour Quiet Hour begins at 10 p.m.

November 30

  • Last day to convert Maverick 160 Plan meals to Dining Dollars for Fall Semester.

December 1

  • Deadline to sign up for Winter Break Housing.
  • Noon deadline to request a room change for the Fall Semester. Room change opportunities resume January 22.

December 8

  • Food service ends at 1:30 p.m.
  • Last day to use Fall Semester Dining Dollars associated with the Maverick 160 Plan.
  • 24-hour Quiet Hours ends at 7 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7 p.m. for Winter Break.

Spring Semester

January 5

  • Residence communities open at 8 a.m.
  • Food service begins at 11 a.m.

January 8

  • Classes begin.

January 19

  • Last day to change meal plans for Spring Semester.

January 22-23

  • Room changes available in the Residential Life Office.

January 24

  • Room changes begin through the Front Desk of each community.

February 28

  • Deadline to register for Spring Break Housing.

March 2

  • Food service ends at 6 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7 p.m. for Spring Break.

March 11

  • Spring Break ends and residence communities reopen at 12:00 noon.
  • Food service begins at 4 p.m. for evening meal.

April 25

  • 24-hour Quiet Hours begins at 10 p.m.

April 30

  • Last day to convert Maverick 160 Plan meals to Dining Dollars for Spring Semester.

May 4

  • Last day to use 2017-2018 Dining Dollars on all meal plans.
  • Food service ends at 1:30 p.m.
  • 24-hour Quiet Hours ends at 7 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7 p.m.