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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Early Arrival Request

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/reslife/housing/new/early/app.html

Approval to move in before the residence communities open requires a documented, University-related reason. Only students with complete housing reservations will be considered for such requests.

University-related reasons are:

  • You are taking part in International Student Orientation (attending or assisting with the program)..

  • You are employed on campus in a role critical to the opening of the semester and you need to arrive early.

  • You have a documented medical accommodation from the Office of Accessibility Services that requires early arrival.


Athletes

Our department provides information about the early arrival process to Athletics. We will work with coaches on early arrival arrangements. Please do not submit individual requests.


Marching Band/Band

Our department provides information about the early arrival process to the Director of Marching Bands. We will work with the Band Director on early arrival arrangements. Please do not submit individual requests.


Learning Community Students

If you have joined a Learning Community, you will receive information from the Learning Community Program Coordinator regarding your move-in date. Please do not submit individual requests.


Maverick Success Program

Our department provides information about the early arrival process to program staff. We will work with program staff on early arrival arrangements. Please do not submit individual requests.


Dates and Costs

  • Arrival between Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, August 12: $425. This rate will not be prorated. You will be assigned to temporary housing and will move to your fall assignment during a designated date/time.
  • Arrival between Monday, August 13 – Sunday, August 19: $16/night. You will be assigned to temporary housing and will move to your fall assignment during a designated date/time.
  • Arrival between Monday, August 20 – Wednesday, August 22: No charge. You will move into your fall assignment during designated hours.

Food Service

There is no food service provided to students who arrive early, though some athletic teams make arrangements with University Dining Services. Retail dining locations on campus will be open on a limited schedule.


Local Hotels

Since the University cannot accommodate all early requests, we recommend contacting any of the following local hotels if you require lodging prior to your designated move-in day.


We will accept early arrival requests beginning July 2. You can expect a response within three business days.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Residential Life Office will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.











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