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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Violence Awareness & Response Program

On Campus Resources

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/varp/oncampus.html

University Security

507-389-2111 (V/TTY)
222 Wiecking Center

Campus Security offers these services:

  • 24-hour walking escorts

  • 15 emergency telephones with direct dial button to Security

  • On-duty Emergency Medical Technicians

  • Vehicle Unlocks

  • Vehicle Jumpstarts

  • Star Alert

Women's Center

507-389-6146
218 Centennial Student Union

Counseling Center

507-389-1455
245 Centennial Student Union

Disability Services

507-389-2825
132 Memorial Library

Office of Affirmative Action

507-389-2986 (V/TTY)
112 Armstrong Hall

You may file grievances and formal complaints of sexual harassment and assault at the Office of Affirmative Action. Click here for more information.

Student Health Services

507-389-6276
21 Carkoski Commons

Health Education

507-389-5689
100 Carkoski Commons

Residential Life

507-389-1011
111 Carkoski Commons

Personal Safety Hotline

Phone: 507-389-2594

Minnesota Relay Services

For people with speech or hearing impairments
Phone: 800-627-3529 (MRS/TTY) or dial 711 from any phone

Bus Services

Mankato Heartland Express (507-625-RIDE) provides bus service throughout Mankato and North Mankato.

Visit The Campus Hub on the first floor of the CSU for more information, to purchase passes, and get route maps. Campus bus information is available online. The City of Mankato also offers bus service.

Call Trace

Residents in the Mankato calling area are able to activate call tracing to identify harassing callers through the local phone company and local law enforcement.

  1. Hang up on the caller. Immediately pick up the handset again and listen for a normal dial tone.

  2. Press * 5 7

  3. Listen for confirmation announcement that the last call has been traced.

  4. Hang up.

  5. Contact security at 507-389-2111.
     

Courses offered at MSU

Many academic departments, including Gender & Women's Studies, Sociology & Corrections, Social Work, and Law Enforcement, and The Human Performance Department offer classes that examine aspects of sexual violence, gender-based violence, and risk-reduction. You can access the course catalogue here.

Other Involvement

The Women's Center is interested in offering peer education, activism, and involvement opportunities in the area of sexual violence prevention. If you are interested in volunteering and working with the Violence Awareness and Response Coordinator, please contact her at 507-389-5127. You can also stop in 218 CSU. The Women's Center also supports speakers and programming throughout the year, including Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Take Back the Night, The Clothesline Project, and more.

Call or stop by the Women's Center (507-389-6146,  218 Centennial Student Union) for more information.