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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Important Dates

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/reslife/housing/current/important_dates.html

Important Residential Life Dates 2016-2017


Fall Semester

August 18

  • Communities open at 9:00 a.m.
  • Welcome Week New Student & Family Barbecue, 4-6 p.m. in Myers Field House (students first meal will be served here with their MavCARD).

August 19

  • Food Service begins in Carkoski Dining Hall (with breakfast starting at 7 a.m.).

August 22

  • Classes begin.
  • Single room waiting lists (including Stadium Heights) begin in the Residential Life Office.

September 2

  • Last day to change meal plans for the Fall Semester.

September 6-7

  • Room changes available in the Residential Life Office.

September 8

  • Room changes begin through the Front Desk of each community (and Stadium Heights Office).

November 18

  • Deadline to register for Thanksgiving Break Housing.

November 21

  • Contract release requests for Spring Semester received after the 4:30 p.m. deadline are subject to a late charge.

November 23

  • Food service ends at 6:00 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7:00 p.m. for Thanksgiving Break.

November 27

  • Thanksgiving Break ends and residence communities reopen at 12:00 noon.
  • Food service begins at 4:00 p.m. for evening meal.

November 30

  • Last day to convert Maverick 160 Plan meals to Dining Dollars for Fall Semester.
  • 24-hour Quiet Hour begins at 10:00 p.m.

December 2

  • Deadline to sign up for Winter Break Housing.
  • Noon deadline to request a room change for the Fall Semester. Room change opportunities resume January 23.

December 9

  • Food service ends at 1:30 p.m.
  • Last day to use Fall Semester Dining Dollars associated with the Maverick 160 Plan.
  • 24-hour Quiet Hours ends at 7:00 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7:00 p.m. for Winter Break.

Spring Semester

January 6

  • Communities open at 8:00 a.m.
  • Food service begins at 10:00 a.m.

January 9

  • Classes begin.

January 20

  • Last day to change meal plans for Spring Semester.

January 23-24

  • Room changes available in the Residential Life Office.

January 25

  • Room changes begin through the Front Desk of each community.

March 1

  • Deadline to register for Spring Break Housing.

March 3

  • Food service ends at 6:00 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7:00 p.m. for Spring Break.

March 12

  • Spring Break ends and residence communities reopen at 12:00 noon.
  • Food service begins at 4:00 p.m. for evening meal.

April 26

  • 24-hour Quiet Hours begins at 10:00 p.m.

April 30

  • Last day to convert Maverick 160 Plan meals to Dining Dollars for Spring Semester.

May 5

  • Last day to use 2016-2017 Dining Dollars on all meal plans.
  • Food service ends at 1:30 p.m.
  • 24-hour Quiet Hours ends at 7:00 p.m.
  • Communities close at 7:00 p.m.