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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Building Access

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MSU Graduate and Professional Education Center

Regular Office Hours & Facility Access (Fall and Spring)

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed (Open when class in session)

Summer Office Hours & Facility Access

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed (Open when class in session)

7700 France Building

Our building is a secure building. Access to the building depends on the time of day you arrive. When you enter the building you will be on the 2nd level. Minnesota State University, Mankato's is located on the 5th floor. To access Minnesota State Mankato's classrooms and offices, please use the NORTH elevators.

East Entrance Access - 6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Pull into the parking lot entrance off of Minnesota Dr. and follow the visitor signs to the right to park in the lot next to France Avenue. The France Avenue lot is small, so you are welcome to park in the larger west parking lot, where you can also park in the free parking ramp.

Please [JPG] click here (537 KiB) to see a parking map.

The France Avenue entrance is pictured below.

 Once inside you can use these [JPG] East Entrance Directions (411 KiB) to find our classrooms and offices.

East Entrance of 7700 France Ave


West Entrance Access - 6:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday

Park in the parking lot off of Minnesota Dr. and enter the building at the west entrance (by Remax), pictured below.

Once inside you can use these [JPG] West Entrance Directions (418 KiB) to find our classrooms and offices.

West Entrance of 7700 France Ave

General Building Amenities

The first floor is a great place to study or to work on group projects. In addition to this study space, students also have access to vending machines and an ATM. The first floor also has a D. Brian's Deli that is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

7700 France First Floor