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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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Updated 4-8-2015:

2015-2016 academic year parking information available in April.
(Enforcement of parking permits will begin Monday, August 24.)

Additional campus parking information 

2015-2016 Academic Year Rates

Off-Campus Residential Life Stadium Heights Parking

Stadium Heights residents are not required to purchase a MSU parking permit.  Students assigned to Stadium Heights who have applied for a parking permit may request a refund as parking in is included in the apartment rate for the Stadium Heights lot.


On-Campus Residential Life Community Parking Options

Apply for a parking permit.  (At time of application, indicate your lot preference.)

Lot 14 Light Green Permit: $248

North side of Crawford

Lot 16 Light Green Permit: $248

Green permit stalls in Performing Arts lot

Lots 1 and 2 Dark Green Discounted Permit: $192

South of Stadium Road


Frequently Asked Parking Questions 

Can freshman bring cars?

All students can bring a vehicle to campus and a permit is required to park your vehicle. 

Where can I park when I come to visit?

Free one-day Yellow “Guest” parking permits are available from the front desk of each residence community. These permits are good for 24 hours from the time received, and are only for guests of Minnesota State Mankato residents and not for University students themselves.

Questions about guest parking should be directed to residence hall front desks or to University Security, 507-389-2111.

Parking maps and driving directions to the campus

Are shuttle services available?

Shuttles are available between Crawford, McElroy, Preska, Julia Sears, Stadium Heights, distant lots, and other campus buildings. 

Read more about shuttle services and schedules