News & Events in Res Life

Spring Break is Around the Corner

Residents may register to stay on campus during spring break for no additional charge.

Preska Water Softener Repair

The Preska Residence Community water softener system had an unexpected failure, resulting in some residents experiencing skin irritations.

2021-2022 Proposed Room and Meal Plan Rates

2021-2022 proposed room and meal plan rates are now available.

It's Winter Welcome Week!

Residents are invited to participate in Winter Welcome Week events to celebrate the kick-off of the spring semester.

Internet Upgrades Completed during Winter Break

Upgrades were made to the residence community internet structure to improve reliability and signal strength.

Residence Communities Open Friday, January 8

New and returning residence hall students welcomed back on Friday, January 8.

Spring Dining Forms Available

Residents who want to change their meal plan or convert meals to Dining Dollars for the spring semester may make those changes.

Residence Communities Close for Winter Break

Only registered students are allowed to stay in their rooms over Winter Break. Services are limited.

Outside Guest Restriction In Place

An outside guest restriction was put in place on Tuesday, November 17 to be in compliance with the Governor's Executive Order, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) guidance, and the President's Cabinet due to increasing COVID-19 numbers in Blue Earth County.

Dining Services Schedule NOV 29 - DEC 11

Dining Services will utilize a modified schedule for the last two weeks of the semester. The University Dining Center will remain open every day, however service hours have changed.

Winter Break Registration Now Open

Residents needing a place to stay after the halls close on Friday, December 11 can register for Winter Break Housing.

Pro-Rated Refunds Offered to Residents

Residents choosing not to live in their assigned room for the last two weeks of the semester are eligible for a pro-rated room and meal plan refund.

Thanksgiving Break Information Available

The residence communities close for Thanksgiving Break at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 25. Students who want to stay on campus during break may register and stay in their room for no additional fee. Services are limited during the break period.

Spring 2021 Housing Application Now Open

Students who want to live on-campus for the Spring 2021 semester may now apply online!

21-22 Housing Application Opens October 1

Admitted students for the 21-22 academic year may apply for housing beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 1.

Planned Internet Outage

Residential Life needs to complete internet maintenance on September 29 from 4-4:30 a.m. During this time, there will be no internet service.

Welcome Week Schedule Announced

Welcome Week helps you create connections and build a solid foundation to your start as a Maverick.

Move-In Timeslots Now Available

Students moving in August 17-21 must select a timeslot for arrival, in advance.

Select your Drop & Go Timeslot

Students who want to drop most of their belongings off in their room prior to move-in, should select a Drop & Go timeslot.

Wish List Request Form Now Available

Wish List requests from incoming students with a fall housing assignment are accepted July 20 - August 7 (noon). Wish Lists allow students to request a change to their room or roommate assignment before moving in.