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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Julia A. Sears Residence Community

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Julia Sears Residence Community BuildingJulia Sears houses approximately 600 residents on four floors. About Julia A. Sears.   



Julia Sears Housing:

  • Julia Sears double semi-suites house two single gender residents on each side of a suite that share an adjoining bathroom; a limited number of single semi-suites are available.
  • All floors are co-ed however room assignments are single gender.
  • All rooms, kitchens, and lounges have central air-conditioning.
  • All rooms have cable and both wired and wireless Internet.
  • Laundry rooms are located on all floors: there is no additional charge for laundry.

This community provides indoor access to:

  • 1872 Grill and Convenience Store

Also at this community:

  • Multi-purpose community space
  • Lots of green space
  • Gathering space
  • Outdoor sand volleyball court
  • Great view of campus
  • Both first-year and upperclass students choose to live in Julia Sears.  


Grilled, frozen and refrigerated foods, in addition to convenience items, can be purchased in The 1872 Grill (located on the main floor in Julia Sears) using Dining Dollars, cash or credit card.

All students living in the residence communities have Dining Dollars or meals that can be converted to Dining Dollars.  Using Dining Dollars, you can make purchases in all University Dining Services locations.  Whenever your balance runs low, you can add Dining Dollars to your account.

Floor Maps: [PDF] 1 (223 KiB) [PDF] 2 (255 KiB) [PDF] 3 (238 KiB) [PDF] 4 (207 KiB)

Julia Sears Residence Community: 2017-2018

Floor Gender Rate Type Air Conditioning
1 Co-Ed


Central Air
2 Co-Ed
3 Co-Ed


Julia Sears Built on a Solid Foundation

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