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Reserve Your 2015-2016 Housing Reservation Online

2015-2016 Housing Options and Reservation Applications are now being accepted for current residents and new entering students that have confirmed their 2015-2016 Admissions acceptance.

You'll need your Minnesota State Mankato TechID and TechID Password
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Application Process
Housing Options Available      

Current Residents please see your Room Selection Schedule. 


This Week's News


Moonlight Breakfast Served Sunday, May 3 from 10:00 - 11:30 p.m. in the Carkoski Dining Hall

Take a break from studying and join us at the Moonlight Breakfast on Sunday, May 3 from 10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. in the Carkoski Dining Hall.  MavCARDS will be scanned for admission - the breakfast counts as a regular meal.  If you have the Maverick Flex plan, you can pay the door rate in Flex dollars.

Service provided by our very own Residential Life Staff!


Make Your CA Appointment for Check-Out!

Spring Closing is 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Clean your living unit and to begin making plans on how to move you and your items home after school is done for the year.
Check-Out instructions are online.


The Last Session for Math98 tutoring in the Carkoski Computer lab is Monday, May 4 at 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

Derick our math tutor will help you review for your final! 

Join us Monday between 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. in the Carkoski Computer lab. Please join us Monday, May 4 and use this free opportunity to review for your final!

Drop-ins welcome!





Don't Forget to Sign Up for Summer Housing!

Living at Stadium Heights Residence Community now and want to live in your current apartment this summer for $30*?

Living in Preska, Julia Sears, McElroy or Crawford now and want to live on-campus for this summer?

Find out how to sign up for summer Residential Life housing, the assignment process, and different housing options online.  Reserve a space in Summer Housing in the Department of Residential Life Office from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday - Friday. 

* Conditions Apply (This opportunity will also be available to 2015-2016 Stadium Heights apartment residents for summer 2016.)

Important details about applying for Summer 2015 Housing.



Last Week's News



Both Returning and New 2015-2016 Residents may Find their Ideal Roommate Online Through RoomSync!

RoomSync is free and available to students who have made a Minnesota State Mankato on-campus housing reservation for next year. Upperclass, returning, and transfer students are maintained separate from first-year students.




2015-2016 Residents Should Review and Select Meal Plans Through E-Services!

Meal plan options for the 2015-2016 academic year are available to review.  Students with confirmed Minnesota State University, Mankato housing reservations may select their 2015-2016 meal plan using E-services Today.



Students living both On-Campus or Off-Campus may Join a Sophomore Learning Community for 2015-2016.

We will have four Sophomore Learning Communities for the academic year of 2015-2016: Essence of Nursing, Sophomore Honors, Exploring Psychology and Sophomore Elementary Education.  The Sophomore Learning Communities are a way to continue to build a community of scholars to support each other in more challenging classes.

Consider joining a Sophomore Learning Community today!  Enrollment is open at:


Call Stadium Heights to Check Out Apartment-Style Living; The ONLY Apartment Complex Managed by the MSU Department of Residential Life

Stadium Heights tours are available Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tours will begin at the Residential Life Stadium Heights Office. Call 507-388-5167 NOW to make your tour appointment with Mary or Wendy.

Single and Double Rooms in 3-Bedroom Apartment-Style Living are available!



Benefits of living in the Stadium Heights Apartment Residence Community:

  • New Building Available Fall 2015
  • Free Parking
  • Free Snow Removal
  • Summer Housing - $30 Per Person

Current residents and new incoming first-year students are invited to visit our apartment-style housing
360 degree videos to view your options. Contact the Residential Life office and APPLY TODAY!


Sign Up to Live in any Community for 2015-2016 - Higher Priority Given to Applications Received by May 20

Higher priority is given for residence community, room type and roommate preferences when applications, prepayment and contract are received by May 20.  Rooms types are assigned on a first-come first-served basis.

A requested roommate space can be held through May 20.  After May 20, the hold will be released and another student will be assigned to the room.

Additional Housing Application Information


Upcoming News

All Floor and Hall communities plan their own activities and events. It is important to watch for posters and to contact your Community Advisor (CA) about which Social Media will best keep you updated with activities, meetings, and fun last minute events!



May 8
Last day to use 2014-2015 Flex Dollars on all meal plans.
Food service ends at 1:30 p.m.
24-hour Quiet Hours end at 7:00 p.m.
Halls close at 7:00 p.m.


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