The Family Program seeks to provide a forum for communication between the University and families of our students in order to support student success, promote an appropriate role for parents within the campus community, and involve parents and families in the Maverick experience.

Student Data Privacy

Student data privacy laws apply to all students at Minnesota State University, Mankato regardless of age.

Resources for New Students

A list of resources for students attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Family Calendar

The parent and family calendar will provide you with information, due dates, and other tips to help in your student’s transition to college life.

Family Communications

The Maverick Family Connection is a parent and family portal that generates news alerts and content specific to you and your student. You get to determine how often you hear from us! This is the best way to stay up-to-date with information specific to Minnesota State Mankato.

Academic Tips

Parents and families can be a great influence in promoting good study habits and academic choices. As a parent/family member, you know your student’s strengths and limitations, and are in the best position to encourage and support their positive behaviors.

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is the perfect event for students and their families to enjoy the Maverick experience.