The Family Program seeks to provide a forum for communication between the University and families of our students in order to support student success, promote an appropriate role for parents within the campus community, and involve parents and families in the Maverick experience.

Student Data Privacy

Student data privacy laws apply to all students at Minnesota State University, Mankato regardless of age.

Resources for New Students

A list of resources for students attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Family Calendar

The parent and family calendar will provide you with information, due dates, and other tips to help in your student’s transition to college life.

Family Communications

Subscribe to receive periodic updates from The Office of New Student and Family Programs.

Academic Tips

Parents and families can be a great influence in promoting good study habits and academic choices. As a parent/family member, you know your student’s strengths and limitations, and are in the best position to encourage and support their positive behaviors.

Supporting Your Remote Learner

During this unusual time, we understand it is challenging to adjust to our new normal. We hope this page helps you in supporting your Maverick as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is the perfect event for students and their families to enjoy the Maverick experience.