Social Resources

Campus Recreation

Join an intramural sport, check out the indoor/outdoor equipment, go rock climbing, use rec facilities.

Fitness and Wellness

Opportunities to promote long-term healthy lifestyle behaviors through participation in group excercise classes, fitness assessments, personal training, excerise plans, special events, fitness certifications, and continuing education.

Maverick Adventures

Innovative challenges and the use of adventure-based activities for leaderhsip developemnt and team building skills promoting positive growth and learning.

Hiking in Mankato

Map of popular hiking spots in Mankato.

Community Engagement Office

Activity planning, community service, etc.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Minnesota State University fraternities and sororities.

Recognized Student Organizations (RSO’s)

Create a student organization or join one of our 200+ established groups.

Student Activities: Find a Student Organization for you

  • Ways to get involved on campus or learn what student organizations are available.
  • Locating off campus housing.
  • Finding a ride share.
  • Nontraditional or parenting resources and connections.


MavLife lets you discover and connect with other students and groups, shows live bus and shuttle tracking, provides campus maps, has D2L integration, and more.


Find out what's happening in Maverick Sports.

LGBT Center

LGBT resources, events, peer panels, activity planning, etc.

Multicultural Center

Tutoring, mentoring, or counseling related to multicultural issues.

Resources for diverse students:

  • academic advising
  • financial aid advising
  • peer tutoring
  • events
  • activities
  • cross cultural programs

Women’s Center

  • Referrals to advocacy for sexual assault and harassment.
  • Information, referrals, and support on women’s issues.
  • Events/presentations.