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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Julia A. Sears Residence Community

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Julia Sears Residence Community BuildingCentrally located in the heart of campus and opened in 2008, Julia Sears houses 608 residents on four floors. About Julia A. Sears.   










All of the modern semi-suites in this building have two bedrooms and a full, compartmentalized bathroom.  Most of the semi-suites house four residents, and 50 single, two-person semi-suites are available.

Grilled, frozen and refrigerated foods, in addition to convenience items, can be purchased in The 1872 Grill (located on the main floor in Julia Sears) using Flex Dollars, cash or credit card.

All students living in the residence communities have Flex Dollars or meals that can be converted to Flex Dollars.  Using Flex Dollars, you can make purchases in all University Dining Services locations.  Whenever your balance runs low, you can add Flex Dollars to your account.

Both freshmen and upperclass students are invited to live on any floor in Julia Sears.

Floor Maps: [PDF] 1 (223 KiB) [PDF] 2 (255 KiB) [PDF] 3 (238 KiB) [PDF] 4 (207 KiB)

Julia Sears Residence Community: 2014-2015

Floor Gender Rate Type Air Conditioning
1 Co-Ed


Central Air
2 Co-Ed
3 Co-Ed


On Your Floor Community

  • All floors are co-ed and each semi-suite houses a single gender
  • Contemporary community lounge
  • Modern kitchen
  • Laundry room

In Your Julia Sears Community

  • Multi-purpose community space
  • 1872 Grill and Convenience Store
  • Eating area
  • Study lounge
  • Wireless internet service in common areas
  • Resident mailboxes and package pick-up
  • Card access at entries
  • Great view of campus
  • Lots of green space

Julia Sears Built on a Solid Foundation



If you would like to  request a printed version of this information, please let us know.  You can also download a PDF version of our 2014-2015 Explore Living on Campus brochure.