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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

On-Campus Parking and Shuttle Service

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Students interested in purchasing a parking permit for the 2013-2014 academic year should contact the Campus Hub directly to inquire about available permits.  

Parking options and rates for 2014-2015 will be finalized in April 2014.  As a reference,
the options for the 2013-2014 academic year are listed below. Options and rates will likely change.


If you would like to bring a car to campus for the 2013-2014 academic year, visit the Parking and Transportation Services website in April or later to apply for a parking permit!  At time of application, indicate your lot preference.

University Parking Map

2013-2014 Academic Year Rates

Stadium Heights residents are not required to purchase a MSU parking permit.  Students assigned to Stadium Heights who have applied for a parking permit may request a refund as parking in is included in the apartment rate for the Stadium Heights lot.

Lot 13 Light Green Permit: $232

Adjacent to Crawford entrance and Carkoski Commons

Lot 14 Light Green Permit: $232

North side of Crawford

Lot 16 Light Green Permit: $232

Green permit stalls in Performing Arts lot

Gage Zone Dark Green Discounted Permit: $180

Lots 1, 2, 3, and Ellis Avenue curbside Dark Green permit stalls outside of Gage A-Tower


Frequently Asked Parking Questions 

Can freshman bring cars?

All students can bring a vehicle to campus and a permit is required to park your vehicle. 

Where can I park when I come to visit?

Free one-day Yellow “Guest” parking permits are available from the front desk of each residence community. These permits are good for 24 hours from the time received, and are only for guests of Minnesota State Mankato residents and not for University students themselves.

Questions about guest parking should be directed to residence hall front desks or to University Security, 507-389-2111.

Parking maps and driving directions to the campus

Are shuttle services available?

Shuttles are available between Crawford, McElroy, Preska, Julia Sears, Stadium Heights, distant lots, and other campus buildings. 

Read more about shuttle services and schedules