Current Students

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Important Information for Current Students

Your success is our priority.

Expand the tabs below for answers to the most frequently asked student questions.

You can change your password if you have forgotten it, it has expired, or doesn’t seem to be working by going to the StarID site at you continue to have issues, you can contact the IT Solutions Center (contact info can be found on that site also).

Students can easily print to MavPRINT from any mobile device (such as laptops, tablets and smartphones). Instructions for using MavPRINT can be found at

You can find the name of your advisor by logging into E-services and clicking on View/Modify Class Schedule. Your advisor’s name is listed at the top. It is also printed on your DARS report.

If you have chosen a major in the College of Allied Health, College of Arts & Humanities, College of BusinessCollege of Education or the College of Science, Engineering & Technology, go to the Advising Center for that college to declare your major, and get a new advisor. 

If you have chosen a major in the School of Nursing, or the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, go to the department of your major to declare it, and get a new advisor.  

If you currently have declared a major, but would like to switch to undecided, visit New Student & Family Programs (Preska 103) to declare yourself "undecided" and to get academic advising.

Some books and materials are required while others are recommended. Some students choose to wait until after the first day of class before purchasing the recommended texts.

There are two ways to purchase textbooks:


After course registration, students can access their individualized textbook list through their e-services page.


Visit the Minnesota State Mankato Barnes & Noble Bookstore website to order textbooks. You will need your class schedule identifying which classes and specific sections you are registered for.


You can buy or rent textbooks at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore located on campus in the Centennial Student Union. You will need your class schedule identifying which classes and specific sections you are registered for.

There is a free paved parking lot (lot 23) on the southeast edge of campus. Spots fill up quickly! Parking is open in Gold lots beginning at 4:00pm on Friday through Sunday and in Purple lots beginning at 6:30pm on weeknights (no overnight parking is allowed).

Students may purchase parking permits and view parking and traffic guidelines online.

Student Health Services provides a variety of health care services with real doctors and nurses to currently enrolled full-time and part-time students for a discounted price. Students who were enrolled the previous term are eligible to use Student Health Services but will not receive the discounted rate. For more information about the cost or to schedule an appointment, visit the Student Health Services website

University Traditions

The ultimate Minnesota State Mankato bucket list. We narrowed down the most iconic, popular, fun and memorable things to do before you graduate.