Housing and Dining Accommodations



Minnesota State University, Mankato students with disabilities may request housing accommodations by contacting Accessibility Resources.

Step 1: Submit an on-campus Housing Application and $250 prepayment to the Department of Residential Life.

Step 2: Ask your health care provider to complete the Health Care Form for Students Requesting Housing Accommodations.

  • The completed form should be signed and stamped by the provider and returned via fax 507.389.1199 or mail to Accessibility Resources, 132 Memorial Library, Mankato, MN 56001.

For full consideration, requests for accommodations based on medical/disability need must be received by:

  • May 15th for housing beginning Fall Semester
  • December 1st for housing beginning Spring Semester
  • April 1st for Summer Session housing

For questions related to EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS



Step 1: Schedule a meeting with the University Dietician, Holly Ellison, holly.ellison@mnsu.edu, to determine if your food-related needs can be met through Dining Services. 

Step 2: If you require additional accommodations related to eating, food, and/or allergies, please have your medical provider complete the Documentation of Disability Form, and then schedule a meeting with Accessibility Resources by calling 507-389-2825.

For MORE INFORMATION related to food allergies, please refer to Dining & Meal Plans.