Upcoming Events and Registrations

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campusrec/facilities/

Campus Recreation - Memberships

Otto Recreation Center & Group Fitness Membership (Faculty/Staff)

Faculty and staff are eligible to purchase an Otto Recreation Center & Group Exercise Membership, which includes access to the Highland Center Pool. 

$100 Per Semester (Fall or Spring) $50 Summer Only
$200 Annually (Membership is valid for one calendar year from date of purchase)
*Mid-semester/summer we offer 1/2 price (pro-rated) memberships
Once we receive verification of your payment for the Otto Recreation Center & Group Exercise Membership we may contact you by email during regular business hours (M-F, 8am-430pm) if we need more information.  But, please allow 1-2 business days for membership to be activated if you have a MSU Tech ID.

Spouses of faculty, staff, alumni, emerita, and students may not have a MSU Tech ID for a MavCard to be activated.  You will need to stop by MF 118 to pick up your membership card.

For questions about an emeritus membership, or how to pay online without a MSU Tech ID please contact Todd Pfingsten .

Otto Recreation Center Locker Rental

Current students and Otto Recreation members are able to rent lockers in the Otto Rec Center.
$10 Per Semester (Fall or Spring or Summer)
$20 for Two Semesters (remainder of current semester and next semester)
$30 for Three Semesters (remainder of current semester and next two semesters)
Campus Recreation provides the combination lock.  There is a $10 charge for lost locks.  There is no towel service.

Stop by the main Campus Recreation Office, Myers Field House (MF) 118, to be assigned your locker during regular business hours, Monday-Friday 8am-430pm.  Please provide a copy of your receipt for verification purposes.

College of Business

11th Annual Accounting Golf Event

Friday, May 13, 2022  1:00pm-5:00pm
Shoreland Country Club, St. Peter, MN
11th Annual Accounting and Friends Golf Event

College of Business 2022 Limited Edition T-shirt


College of Business Limited Edition T-Shirts for $12.00 each.
Size available to choose: small, medium, large, xl, and xxl.

On-campus pick up:
Pick up in Morris Hall 150

Thursdays: 11am - 3pm
Fridays: 9:30am - 4:30pm

*If those times don't work, email jen.cucurullo@mnsu.edu to make alternative arrangements for weekday pick up

Mail option (mailed within 5-7 business days of order):
One t-shirt mailed - $5.00
More than one mailed- $8.00

College of Business

College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Explore STEM Meets Ag, Food and Natural Resources Academy

Monday, June 27, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, June 28, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 29, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, June 30, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 1, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Using the theme of Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Earth, students will go on tours and have hand-on learning activities where they will learn how STEM and Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources come together to influence the environment that they live in.

Explore STEM Academy

Monday, July 11, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 12, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, July 13, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 14, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 15, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Using the theme of Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Earth, students will go on tours and have hand-on learning activities where they will learn how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics come together to influence the environment that they live in.

Explore STEM Engineering Academy

Monday, July 25, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 26, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 28, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, July 29, 2022  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Using the theme of Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Earth, students will go on tours and have hand-on learning activities where they will learn how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics with an emphasis on Engineering come together to influence the environment that they live in.

Gaming & Esports

Esports Middle School Summer Camp, 5-8 grade ($50, lunch included) - Full

Wednesday, June 15, 2022  9AM-3PM
Esports Training Facility, Wissink Hall 121, Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato, MN 56001

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Cancellations & Refunds

Request cancellations by emailing esports@mnsu.edu with your registration confirmation number. Because our event has limited seats, we ask that you request cancellations as soon as possible so we may offer your seat to another student.

Cancellations made on or before June 1, 2022 will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made after June 1, 2022 will receive a 50% refund. The amount will be refunded to your card within 3–5 business days.

Event is full.

Contact esports@mnsu.edu for more information.


Esports High School Summer Camp, 9-12 grade ($125, lunch included)

Thursday, June 16, 2022  10AM-4PM
Friday, June 17, 2022  10AM-4PM
Esports Training Facility, Wissink Hall 121, Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato, MN 56001

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  • Limit 32 campers
  • Play Call of Duty, Rocket League, and Fortnite on high-end PCs
  • Run skill training drills to help you get a leg up on the competition
  • Learn about what coaches look for and how to stand out in the esports world
  • Outline your path to collegiate play with real-world advice
  • Interactive, career-focused breakout sessions with industry experts including topics like broadcasting, social media marketing, tournament play, and more
  • Tournament with epic prizes – compete against other campers!
  • Swag bag for all campers

Cancellations & Refunds

Request cancellations by emailing esports@mnsu.edu with your registration confirmation number. Because our event has limited seats, we ask that you request cancellations as soon as possible so we may offer your seat to another student.

Cancellations made on or before June 1, 2022 will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made after June 1, 2022 will receive a 50% refund. The amount will be refunded to your card within 3–5 business days.

Library Services

Book - From Normal School to University: Celebrating 150 Years

From Normal School to University: Celebrating 150 Years, is a postcard book featuring historic Minnesota State University, Mankato photos. English. Copyright 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato



Fee:From Normal School to University: Celebrating 150 Years is $10 for each book.

Delivery: $2 S & H for each order.

Book - Katonian

Please contact us to confirm that we have the year you need before you place an order.

Fee: Katonians are $10 each. 

Delivery: The above fee includes shipping via post mail.

Book - Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today

Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today is a collection of personal reminiscences that provide a glimpse into what Mankato was like during the 1960s and 1970s. The book was created by Dr. James F. Nickerson, former Mankato State College president, with input from a variety of graduates, faculty, administrators and citizens who were witnesses to these local events. It is by piecing these stories together that the reader gets an understanding of this dynamic time period and how one person can make a difference in the outcome of events. English. Copyright 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato



Fee:Out of Chaos is $13 for each book.

Delivery: $2 S & H for each order.

Book/DVD combo - Out of Chaos and Two Weeks in May

Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today is a collection of personal reminiscences that provide a glimpse into what Mankato was like during the 1960s and 1970s. Two Weeks in May uses historic photos, documents, newspapers, film footage, and recorded interviews to the story of the 1972 Vietnam War student protests at Mankato State College. Based on the book Out of Chaos by James F. Nickerson. Running time 52 minutes. This is a combo order if you would like to order both items to expedite payment and S&H.



Fee:Out of Chaos and Two Weeks in May combo is $23.

Delivery: $2 S & H for each order.

DVD - Two Weeks in May

Two Weeks in May, uses historic photos, documents, newspapers, film footage, and recorded interviews to the story of the 1972 Vietnam War student protests at Mankato State College. Based on the book Out of Chaos by James F. Nickerson. Running time 52 minutes. Closed caption in English. Copyright 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato



Fee:Two Weeks in May (DVD) is $10 for each DVD.

Delivery: $2 S & H for each order.

Services - Audio/Film Duplication

Please contact us to confirm we are able to make a duplication of an item from the Archives before you place an order.

Fee: Duplication of a CD or DVD is $20 each copy. 

Delivery: The above fee includes shipping via post mail. 

Services - Copies

Please contact us for an accurate fee estimate before you place an order.

Fee: There is a $10 service charge per order plus an additional $0.25 per page charge.

Delivery: The default delivery method for copies is via email and is included in the fee above. Printed copies will be mailed at no extra cost only if indicated beforehand. There is an additional $5 fee if you would like your copies to be put on a CD and mailed to you.

Services - Mankato Free Press Obituary Requests

Please contact us before you place an order. A required Obituary Request by email must accompany each obituary.

Fee: Requests are $15 per obituary. A downloadable request form for mailing with a check is located here

Delivery: The default delivery method for requests is via email and is included in the fee above. Printed copies of obituaries will be mailed at no extra cost only if indicated beforehand. There is an additional $5 fee if you would like your obituary request(s) to be put on a CD and mailed to you.

Services - Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) Scrapbook Collection Requests

Please contact us before you place an order. A required MHS Scrapbooks Collection Index Copy Request Form must accompany each scrapbook request by email.

Fee: Requests are $15 per copy. A downloadable request form for mailing with a check is located here

Delivery: The default delivery method for requests is via email and is included in the fee above. Printed copies of articles will be mailed at no extra cost only if indicated beforehand. There is an additional $5 fee if you would like your article request(s) to be put on a CD and mailed to you.

Services - Photo Reproduction

Please contact us to confirm we are able to make a reproduction of an item from the Archives before you place an order.

Fee: Reproduction of a photograph is $10 each photograph.

Delivery: The default method of delivery is via a cloud-based service and is included in the fee above. There is an additional $5 fee for files to be delivered via CD/DVD in the mail. There is an additional fee for prints to be made and delivered. Please contact us for details.

Services - Research

Please contact us for a Research quote.

Fee: Research is conducted at the rate of $30 per half hour. There is a minimum requirement of one half hour.

Services - Theses/Alternate Plan Paper Copies

Please contact us for an accurate fee estimate before you place an order.

This service is only available to the author of the original Theses/APP. Everyone is encouraged to request Theses/APP from their local library via Interlibrary Loan (usually a free service.)

Fee: There is a $10 service charge per order plus an additional $0.25 per page charge. Optional soft binding is available for $5.

The default method of delivery is via a cloud-based service and is included in the fee above. Printed copies will be mailed at no extra cost only if indicated beforehand. There is an additional $5 fee for files to be delivered via CD/DVD in the mail.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners

2022 Spring Presentations & Membership

2022 Spring Presentations and Membership (New or Renewal)

Great Decisions 2022

Great Decisions will meet at 2 pm on the second Wednesday of each month beginning in April . Meetings will be held via zoom and in-person when possible.
You must be a current member of Mankato Area Lifelong Learners to participate.

Membership (New or Renewal) FY22

Pay Annual Membership - New or Renewal

Maverick Football

Development Football Camps for Grade 6th-8th-- June 14-16

Tuesday, June 14, 2022  1:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2022  1:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday, June 16, 2022  1:00pm-4:00pm

Blakeslee Stadium
191 Stadium Rd
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

A fun football camp for grades 6th-8th.

This camp is designed for students entering grades 6th-8th. Students will have the opportunity to be coached by current MSU Players and Coaches. We will go in-depth and teach the basic fundamentals and technique of each position. Additionally, we will focus on teamwork skills and how to finish and compete at a high level. Our Developmental Camp is a non-padded and no contact football camp.

Three Day Camp
Tuesday, June 14th, 2022
Wednesday, June 15th, 2022
Thursday, June 16th, 2022

 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm each day

Cost $80.00

Maverick Football Camp Details found by clicking on the "Camps" link at http://www.msumavericks.com/index.aspx?path=football

Youth Football Camp for Grades 2nd - 5th -- June 14th-16th, 2022

Tuesday, June 14, 2022  9:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2022  9:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, June 16, 2022  9:00am-12:00pm

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

A fun football camp for grades 2nd - 5th.

This camp is designed for students entering grades 2nd-5th next fall. Students will have the opportunity to be coached by current MSU Players and Coaches. Our mission is to teach the basic fundamentals and teamwork skills needed to be a successful football player. Youth Camp is a non-padded and no contact football camp.


Three Day Camp
Tuesday, June 14th, 2022
Wednesday, June 15th, 2022
Thursday, June 16th, 2022

9:00 am to 12:00 pm each day

Cost $80.00

Maverick Football Camp Details found by clicking on the "Camps" link at http://www.msumavericks.com/index.aspx?path=football

Individual Football Camps for Grades 9th-12th and JC-- Jun-26, Jul-9,10,17

Sunday, June 26, 2022  9:00am-3:00pm
Saturday, July 9, 2022  9:00am-3:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022  9:00am-3:00pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022  9:00am-3:00pm

Blakeslee Stadium
191 Stadium Rd
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

Individual Football camps for Grade 9-12th and Junior College

Indy camp is designed for students entering grades 9th-12th and Junior College. Our Indy camps will require helmets and shoulder pads. Students will have the opportunity to be coached by our championship caliber coaches and improve their skills. We will create competitive situations that will allow each participant to showcase their talents.

Camp Dates:
Sunday, June 26th, 2022
Saturday, July 9th, 2022
Sunday, July 10th, 2022
Sunday, July 17th, 2022

9:00am-3:00pm
*Lunch will be provided

Cost $65.00 per session

Maverick Football Camp Details found by clicking on the "Camps" link at http://www.msumavericks.com/index.aspx?path=football

Team Camp-- Jun-27-29

Monday, June 27, 2022  
Tuesday, June 28, 2022  
Wednesday, June 29, 2022  

Blakeslee Stadium
191 Stadium Rd
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

As the 2019 National Championship finalist, we pride ourselves on building champions on and off the field. It would be our pleasure to host your team and help you prepare for a championship caliber season. The 7 State Team Camp will be capped at 16 teams (8 big schools and 8 small schools). In a 2 day schedule, we will provide 3 opportunities to practice/scrimmage on our NFL grade grass practice fields. Camp will also include an individual session led by the Maverick coaching staff, competitive drills and situations, and film & meeting space for each team. Take your team to the next level with the Mavs!

Residential Camper Info
*Includes lodging, all meals, film, and a camp t-shirt
Three Day Residential Camper: $175.00
Two Day Residential Camper: $135.00

Commuter Camper Info
*Includes lunch & dinner, film, and a camp t-shirt
Three Day Commuter Camper: $110.00
Two Day Commuter Camper: $100.00

Maverick Football Camp Details found by clicking on the "Camps" link at http://www.msumavericks.com/index.aspx?path=football

Minnesota State Alumni Association

Alumni Brick Payment

Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence

Reverse Engineering Challenge | St. Cloud 2022

Monday, August 8, 2022  9:00am - 4:00pm

St. Cloud State University | Field House

REGISTRATION: Ends July 18, 2022 or until all spaces are filled. Whichever comes first.

  • Early-Bird Registration (by July 1, 2022) $20/student; Late Registration (by July 18, 2022) $25/student. Scholarship offers are available to help offset expenses. Email engineering@mnsu.edu for more information on this.

WEBSITE: Reverse Engineering Challenge

CONTACT: Melissa Huppert (melissa.huppert@mnsu.edu)

MSU Athletics

Dean Trauger Maverick Golf Classic - June 6, 2022

Monday, June 6, 2022  12:30 p.m. (Shot gun start)
Mankato Golf Club • 100 Augusta Drive, Mankato, MN

MSU Dean Trauger Maverick Golf Classic Hole Sponorship Signup

Monday, June 6, 2022  12:30pm Shotgun Start
Dean Trauger Maverick Golf Classic presented by Northwestern Mutual - Monday, June 6th, 2022. Mankato Golf Club.

Western Specialized Golf Classic benefiting Minnesota State Football

Monday, June 20, 2022  1 p.m. - Shotgun Start
Mankato Golf Club
Join us on June 20, 2022 for the Western Specialized Golf Outing benefiting the Minnesota State Touchdown Club.

2022 Dan Meyer Blue Line Club Golf Classic Hole Sponsor

Monday, July 18, 2022  12 p.m.
2022 Dan Meyer Blue Line Club Golf Classic Hole Sponsor Registration
Register to sponsor a hole at this year's Dan Meyer/Blue Line Club Golf Tournament

All funds raised will directly benefit the Minnesota State men's and women's golf programs.

2021-22 MSU Maverick Hockey Fast Pass Program

The Maverick Hockey Fast Pass Program is designed to guarantee interested students men's hockey tickets to all home series during the regular season. Participants receive one FREE ticket to all home games during the regular season. Avoid the distribution lines on Wednesday and save time. We limit Fast Passes each season so get yours now! Once signed up, simply bring your MavCard to the Athletic Office on Monday or Tuesday the week of a home hockey game(s) during normal business hours and pick up your tickets BEFORE the general student ticket distribution process begins on Wednesday. To ensure the best possible student atmosphere at each game, unclaimed tickets will be re-distributed and included in the general student ticket distribution process for each home series. Ticket distribution takes place starting Monday mornings at 8:30 am in or near the MSU Athletics Office (135 Myers Field House) up until 9:30 am on Wednesdays, when tickets are opened up to the general student population in the CSU. Note: ticket distribution only takes place during the weeks of HOME hockey series. You are not guaranteed tickets after 9:30 am on Wednesdays during home game weeks.

2022 Lot 7 Tailgating

Lot 7 Tailgating
Bring your grills, favorite adult beverage, and enjoy the pregame excitement in the exclusive Lot 7 Tailgating Area. Tailgate spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

2022 NCAA Division II Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship Shirts

Order your 2022 Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship Shirts today!

2022-23 MSU Maverick Hockey Fast Pass Program

The Maverick Hockey Fast Pass Program is designed to guarantee interested students men's hockey tickets to all home series during the regular season. Participants receive one FREE ticket to all home games during the regular season. Avoid the distribution lines on Wednesday and save time. We limit Fast Passes each season so get yours now!

Once signed up, simply bring your MavCard to the Athletic Office on Monday or Tuesday the week of a home hockey game(s) during normal business hours and pick up your tickets BEFORE the general student ticket distribution process begins on Wednesday.

To ensure the best possible student atmosphere at each game, unclaimed tickets will be re-distributed and included in the general student ticket distribution process for each home series.

Ticket distribution takes place starting Monday mornings at 8:30 am in or near the MSU Athletics Office (135 Myers Field House) up until 10:30 am on Wednesdays, when tickets are opened up to the general student population in the CSU. Note: ticket distribution only takes place during the weeks of HOME hockey series. You are not guaranteed tickets after 9:30 am on Wednesdays during home game weeks.

Birthday Graphics at Maverick Hockey Events

Have a special birthday or anniversary you are celebrating? You can have your greeting shared on the video board at our men's and women's hockey games for $25! All submissions are due by Thursday prior to the game in which you'd like your message displayed at

MSU Hockey

2022 Summer Hockey - Mite - Mini Mite Skill Development Program

Monday, June 13, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Monday, June 27, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Thursday, June 30, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 21, 2022  5:15-6:15 p.m.
All Seasons Arena - 1251 Monks Ave. Mankato, MN 56001
Maverick Camps staff will focus on the development of each individual player. A majority of our time will be spent on individual skill instruction while on the ice. While keeping each session fun we will challenge each skater to improve each day through hard work and attention to detail. We look forward to working with each of you and helping you to take the next step on the ice.

MSU Swimming

MAVERICK DIVE CAMPS -- July 14-17 OR July 21-24

Thursday, June 23, 2022  

Located on the beautiful campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, these diving camps are designed to improve and develop mechanics, technique, and performance. Highlights include a busy schedule with practices, video analysis, focused discussion and feedback, and much more.


Minnesota State University, Mankato--Diving Camp
Cost per athlete:
Overnight Camp: $475
Day Camp: $375
Camp Dates: July 14th - 17th or July 21st - 24th

Student Activities

Greek Life History Book "Our Chapters"

$20 (plus $6.00 shipping and handling)