Residential Life

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Apply for Housing

Apply for Housing

Students living on campus have higher GPAs, higher graduation rates, and are more connected & involved at the University. In 5 easy steps, we will show you how to reserve Residential Life Housing.

Dining & Meal Plans

Dining & Meal Plans

You’ve got a lot on your plate; did you leave room for food? University Dining Services has options for your busy lifestyle. Choose from a variety of meal plans.



Residential Life is proud to be one of the largest employers of student staff on campus. Explore our positions – we look forward to working with you!

Contact Us

507-389-1011 or 800-722-0544
MRS/TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711

Residential Life
111 Carkoski Commons
Mankato, MN 56001

Office Hours:
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Staff Directory

Organization Structure

Residence Communities

Your residence community is your home. Each community has many resources and amenities for residents. All of our communities have live-in staff who are there to support you!

Student Leadership

Student leadership provides an outlet for students who want to jump into leadership positions in the residence halls. Many times our student leaders move on to greater leadership positions across campus, such as University Ambassadors, Student Events Team, Student Government, & more!

About Residential Life

We strive to provide convenient living spaces, intentional services, and actively engaged staff to help all students build connections, get involved, and achieve success as a Maverick.


One of the most exciting days of the year! Click here for everything you want to know about moving into your new home.

Parents and Family

This page is for all parents and guardians of residential students. Find summer orientation information, get answers to your questions, and more!


Information for current residents about breaks, policies, involvement, services, & amenities.