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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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Family and guests have many questions about the university experience. Below you will find specific resources for family and guests of new students.


Family and Guest Resources

  • Helpful Links: For general information on additional campus resources. 
  • Family Resource Page: This page provides helpful information for parents from academics to graduation.
  • Family Resources from Career Development Center: CDC has information to help you help your student from career exploration to job searching.
  • Family FAQs from Residential Life: Check out some of the Residential Life Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) posed by parents to help you with the navigating the Residential Life Process.
  • Maverick Welcome Week: Learn about the events and activities your student can participate in during Welcome Week! Also, join us for the New Student and Family BBQ!
  • Family Weekend: Don’t miss Family Weekend! Check out the various events!
  • Homecoming: Homecoming is fun for all; think about joining us for this Minnesota State University, Mankato tradition!
  • Alumni Information: Resources for alumni of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Go MAV’s!


Orientation Presentations & Program Materials


[PDF] Family Calendar 2018-2019 (2 MiB)

[PDF]  New Student Invitation (6 MiB)