Preska Residence Community

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Located across from the library and University Dining Center, Preska Residence Community is a popular choice for students due to its location and variety of rooms.

Community Overview

  • Size: 500 residents
  • Price: $$-$$$
  • Room Type: Renovated, Semi-Suites
  • Air Conditioning: All rooms, floor lounges, & kitchens
  • Laundry: Lower-level laundry room and laundry on each floor
  • Bathroom: Community Bathroom in I Hall; Private bathrooms in Semi-Suites (J/K/L Halls).
  • Parking: Purchase a parking permit if bringing a vehicle. Choose Lot 16.
  • Location: Main Campus
  • Address: 450 Ellis Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001
  • Phone: 507-389-1021


  • Floors: 4 (2 elevator locations)
  • Gender: Single gender by floor in Renovated Rooms (I Hall); single gender in suites, co-ed floors in Semi-Suites (J/K/L Halls)
  • Mattress: XL Twin (80" long)
  • Bed Style: Adjustable Loft
  • Furniture: Bed, Mattress, Dresser, Desk, Chair, Closet, Vertical blinds
  • Moveable Furniture: Yes
  • Flooring: Tile
  • Favorite Features: Sink in each room, shelf above the window

Mail & Packages

Use this format to send mail to your student.

  • Resident's Full Name
  • Preska (Hall Letter) and (Room Number)
  • 450 Ellis Avenue
  • Mankato, MN 56001

Residents will receive an e-mail from the Preska Front Desk when they have a package.


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