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 .

College of Business

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

Engineering Machine Design Contest Judge's Sign Up

Friday, March 24, 2023  8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
The Engineering Machine Design Contest will be held in the Centennial Student Union on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Python & Machine Learning [ Artificial Intelligence] Summer Programming Workshop 2023

Monday, July 24, 2023  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 25, 2023  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Dr. Rushit Dave of Department Computer Information Science, at Minnesota State University at Mankato is hosting a two-day programming workshop for High School Students. REGISTRATION: ends on 07/10/2023. FEES: $50/student. For any questions, please contact rushit.dave@mnsu.edu.

Department of Music

Performance Series Event: City Mouse featuring Mary Jane Alm, with Special Guest Andrea Lyn

Saturday, February 4, 2023  7:00 PM
Hooligans
Madison East Center
1400 East Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN

507-625-9904 (Hooligans)

$15.00 in advance (online advance sales end on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10:00 AM.)

$20.00 day of show

Advance tickets (cash only) may be purchased at Hooligans.

MUSIC STARTS AT 7:00 PM.

Reserved seating is not an option for this concert.

NOTE: Your tickets will be held at the entrance to Hooligans if you purchase your online tickets after Sunday, January 29.


Performance Series Event: Sarah Morris and the Sometimes Guys

Tuesday, February 7, 2023  7:30 PM
Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts
PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

$10 General Admission  

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.


Online ordering closes at 12:00 noon the day of the event.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Bunny Just Piano Festival Event: Douglas Ashcraft

Sunday, February 19, 2023  7:30 PM
Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts
PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

$10 General Admission  

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

Online ordering closes at 12:00 noon the day of the event.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Concert Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, February 21, 2023  7:30 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online tickets go off sale at 12:00 noon the day of the event. Any further tickets sales must be completed as a walk-up sale. Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Jazz Groups and Contemporary Singers

Saturday, February 25, 2023  2:00 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online ordering closes at 10:00 AM the day of the event.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Winter Choral Concert

Sunday, February 26, 2023  3:00 PM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
632 South Broad Street
Mankato, MN

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

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Online tickets go off sale at 10:00 AM the day of the performance. Any further sales must be completed as a walk-up sale.

Performance Series Event: An Evening with Tab Benoit and Special Guest JD Simo

Monday, February 27, 2023  7:00 PM

Hooligans
Madison East Center
1400 East Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN

507-625-9904 (Hooligans)

$25.00 in advance (online advance sales end on Monday, February 27 at 10:00 AM.)

$30.00 day of show

Advance tickets (cash only) may also be purchased at Hooligans.

DOORS AT 4:30PM                                                                                            

MUSIC STARTS AT 7:00 PM. 

Reserved seating is not an option for this concert.

 

NOTE: Your tickets will be held at the entrance to Hooligans if you purchase your online tickets after Monday, February 20


 

 


Jazz Groups and Contemporary Singers

Thursday, March 16, 2023  7:30 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online ordering closes at 10:00 AM the day of the event.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Percussion Ensembles

Sunday, March 19, 2023  3:00 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in all University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online tickets go off sale at 12:00 noon the day of the performance. Any further sales must be completed as a walk-up sale.

Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Performance Series Event: An Evening of Emmylou Harris featuring Mary Jane Alm with Special Guest The Fabulous Fatheads

Saturday, April 1, 2023  7:00 PM

Hooligans
Madison East Center
1400 East Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN

507-625-9904 (Hooligans)

$15.00 in advance (online advance sales end on Saturday, April 1 at 10:00 AM.)

$20.00 day of show

Advance tickets (cash only) may be purchased at Hooligans.

MUSIC STARTS AT 7:00 PM. 

Reserved seating is not an option for this concert.

 

NOTE: Your tickets will be held at the entrance to Hooligans if you purchase your online tickets after Sunday, March 26.


TRIBUTE TO EMMYLOU HARRIS – MARY JANE ALM brings a heartfelt and passionate tribute to Emmylou Harris onto the stage. The night will be filled with songs and stories of Emmylou Harris and her work. Emmylou Harris is one of the most influential figures in country music history, with fourteen Grammy Awards, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and an induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  The tribute band consists of Mary Jane Alm (vocals), Boyd Lee (guitar, vocals), Richard Kriehn (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Brian C. Peters (electric guitar, pedal steel), Dan Neale (electric guitar, vocals), Dik Shopteau (bass), and Ben Kaplan (drums). THE FABULOUS FATHEADS are Tim Waters, Dave Pengra, Mike Pengra and Ron Arsenault, performing a wide variety of music including classic country, folk, bluegrass, americana and originals.


 

 


Minnesota Storytellers Event: Dessa

Thursday, April 6, 2023  7:30 PM
Elias J. Halling Recital Hall - Performing Arts Center
PA 250
320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN
Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$20 Advance purchase - general admission (online advance sales end on Thursday, April 6 at 10:00 AM.)

$25 Day of show purchase - general admission

Your tickets will be held at the entrance to the Recital Hall if you purchase your online tickets after Thursday, March 30.

DESSA is a singer, rapper, and writer who fosters a resume bursting with accomplishments. As a member of hip-hop group Doomtree, as well as her solo ventures, Dessa has been able to accumulate an incredible repertoire. She has performed at festivals such as Lollapalooza and Glastonbury, as well as performing with the Minnesota Orchestra. She has been featured on the Billboard Top 200 with contributions to the #1 album, The Hamilton Mixtape, and the RBG documentary with her track “Congratulations.”

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Jazz Mavericks featuring Eric Marienthal

Friday, April 14, 2023  7:30 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in all University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children


Free admission for MSU students.

MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



ERIC MARIENTHAL is an eight-time Grammy nominated and two-time Grammy award winning saxophonist. Eric started his professional career in 1980 with famed New Orleans trumpeter Al Hirt. After returning to Los Angeles Eric became a member of the famed Chick Corea Elektric Band. He recorded 6 CDs with the band and won 2 Grammy Awards. Eric went on to join the Jeff Lorber Fusion. Among the CDs Eric recorded with Jeff, 2 were nominated for Grammy Awards. Other artists Eric has performed with include Elton John, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Aaron Neville, Johnny Mathis, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, George Duke, David Benoit, The Rippingtons, The Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band, Patti Austin, Lou Rawls, David Lee Roth, The Yellowjackets, B.B. King, Ramsey Louis, Patti Labelle, Olivia Newton-John, and many others.

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Online tickets go off sale at 12:00 noon the day of the performance. Any further sales must be completed as a walk-up sale. Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Performance Series Event: Good Morning Bedlam

Tuesday, April 18, 2023  7:30 PM
Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts
PA 250
320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN
Free parking in Lot 16 Gold

General admission $10

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

                                                                    


GOOD MORNING BEDLAM has become an innovative force in the Midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy. Featuring tight soaring three-part harmonies, they captivate their audience night after night with a unique twist on what is generally dubbed as folk music.

Jazz Groups and Contemporary Singers

Saturday, April 22, 2023  2:00 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online ordering closes at 10:00 AM the day of the event.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Spring Choral Concert

Sunday, April 23, 2023  3:00 PM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
632 South Broad Street
Mankato, MN

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

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Online tickets go off sale at 10:00 AM the day of the performance. Any further sales must be completed as a walk-up sale.

Spring Concert Wind Ensemble

Thursday, April 27, 2023  7:30 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online tickets go off sale at 12:00 noon the day of the event. Any further tickets sales must be completed as a walk-up sale. Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

Performance Series Event: The Jimmys with Special Guest Bad Liquor Management

Saturday, April 29, 2023  7:00 PM

Hooligans
Madison East Center
1400 East Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN

507-625-9904 (Hooligans)

$15.00 in advance (online advance sales end on Saturday, April 29 at 10:00 AM.)

$20.00 day of show

Advance tickets (cash only) may be purchased at Hooligans.

MUSIC STARTS AT 7:00 PM. 

Reserved seating is not an option for this concert.

NOTE: Your tickets will be held at the entrance to Hooligans if you purchase your online tickets after Saturday, April 22.

THE JIMMYS are perennial Madison Area Music Award and the Wisconsin Area Music Award with over 20 MAMA and WAMI awards including Blues Artist of the year, Blues Song of the Year, Bassist of the Year, Brass Player of the Year, and Keyboardist of the Year. In September 2021, the Independent Blues Award Association honored The Jimmys song, “Write a Hit,” (feat. Marcia Ball) with the 2021 IBA Contemporary Blues Song of the year award. BAD LIQUOR MANGEMENT features members that have performed with an impressive list of national heavy hitters on concert stages and network television. The group features four Minnesota Music Hall of Famers.


Musical Revue, Dr. Stephanie Thorpe - producer

Sunday, April 30, 2023  3:00 PM

Masks or face coverings are NO LONGER required in University buildings and venue spaces.

Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts

PA 250

320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN

Free Parking in Lot 16 Gold

$9 General admission

$7 Students (K-12) and all children

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show a valid MavCARD at the Recital Hall door.

 

 



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Online ordering closes at 10:00 AM the day of the event.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.

International Culture

A Taste of Africa Presented by African Student Association

Saturday, March 25, 2023  6:00PM
Centennial Student Union Ballroom
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001

On behalf of the entire African Student Association board, we cordially invite you to join us for African Night 2022. This year’s theme, Taste Of Africa, will focus on highlighting a wide array of beautiful countries—all with even more amazing cuisine and cultures.

The event will feature dancing, singing, drama, fashion, and lots more. We hope that you can join us for our exquisite “Taste Of Africa” and also see how your efforts have paved the way for another year amidst the pandemic to make African Night possible.

Tickets price:
$15 per ticket
No tickets will be sold at the door

Intramural Sports

2023 Spring - Intramural Racquetball - Singles

Matches will take place at the Campus Rec racquetball courts at a time agreed upon between the two competitors. Participants will be emailed schedules of play after the close of registration.
There is no cost to play Racquetball Singles. The number of matches & number of dates is dependent on number of participants.

Kearney Center for International Student Services

Nepal Night

Saturday, February 25, 2023  4pm
CSU Ballroom
Saturday February 25th
4:00 - 9:00 PM
FOOD 4:00 - 5:30 PM, PERFORMANCE begin at 6:00PM

Tickets are $10 online | $12 at the door.

  • Children under 8: $8
  • Children under 4: Free

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 - Minnesota State University, Mankato, 1868-2018: A Sesquicentennial History


Written by Professor Emeritus Dr. William E. Lass, this highly readable and thoroughly illustrated book is extensively researched. It covers in detail the development of academic programs, the physical campus, university leadership and faculty, as well as student life. Read about the 1922 fire that destroyed the Teachers College building, the development of twin campuses in the 1950s, Vietnam War era campus protests, campus consolidation, the University of 2018 and so much more

Fee:$39.99 per book

Delivery:
$5 S & H for each book to be mailed.
For questions please contact us archives@mnsu.edu or 507-389-1029

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

2023 Winter Presentations & Membership

2023 Winter Presentations and Membership (New or Renewal)

Great Decisions 2023

Great Decisions will meet at 2 pm on the second Wednesday of each month beginning in April .
You must be a current member of Mankato Area Lifelong Learners to participate.

Membership (New or Renewal) FY23

Pay Annual Membership - New or Renewal

Minnesota State Alumni Association

Alumni Brick Payment

Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence

Engineering Machine Design Contest - Anoka, 2023

Friday, February 24, 2023  9:00am - 2:00pm

Anoka Technical College, 1355 US-10, Anoka, MN 55303

WEBSITE: Engineering Machine Design Contest

CONTACT: Rebecca Walker | rwalker@anokatech.edu | 763-576-4167

Engineering Machine Design Contest - Mankato, 2023

Friday, March 24, 2023  9:00am - 2:00pm

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Engineering Machine Design Contest - St. Cloud, 2023

Friday, March 31, 2023  9:00am - 2:00pm

St. Cloud State University

MSU Athletics

6th Grade Youth Basketball 2/3

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 & 7:30pm
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Basketball teams invite the 6th Grade Boys youth basketball team to the Minnesota State Men's Basketball game on Friday, February 3rd at 5:30 and 7:30pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for parents and family members who will be attending with their player. Adult tickets (16-over) $5.00 while youth (15-under) will be $2.50.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Bridges Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Bridges Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Franklin Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Franklin Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Hoover Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Hoover Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Jefferson Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Jefferson Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Kennedy Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Kennedy Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Little Dunkers 2/3

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 & 7:30pm
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Basketball teams invite the Little Dunkers to the Minnesota State Men's Basketball game on Friday, February 3rd at 5:30 and 7:30pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for parents and family members who will be attending with their player. Adult tickets (16-over) $5.00 while youth (15-under) will be $2.50. Players will be admitted free
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Monroe Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Monroe Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Nicollet Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Nicollet Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Roosevelt Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Roosevelt Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Rosa Parks Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Rosa Parks Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Washington Elementary Night

Friday, February 3, 2023  5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
Washington Elementary School is invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 3 for the Minnesota State basketball doubleheader against SMSU. The men's game starts at 5:30 p.m., while the women's game will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. Students 8th grade and below can attend for FREE while all others can purchase discounted tickets for $5, through online pre-order.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Brooklyn Park Community Night

Saturday, February 4, 2023  3:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Men's Basketball team invite the city of Brooklyn Park to join us for “Brooklyn Park Community Night” on Saturday, Feb. 4th as the Mavericks host Sioux Falls at 3:30 p.m.

As part of our celebration of Brooklyn Park Community Night, we are offering a discounted ticket for all who attend. Adult tickets (16-over) $5 while youth (15-under) will be admitted for $2.50.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Hastings Community Night

Saturday, February 4, 2023  5:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Women's Basketball team invite the city of Hastings to join us for “Hastings Community Night” on Saturday, Feb. 4th as the Mavericks host Sioux Falls at 5:30 p.m.

As part of our celebration of Hastings Community Night, we are offering a discounted ticket for all who attend. Adult tickets (16-over) $5 while youth (15-under) will be admitted for $2.50.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Little Dunkers 2/4

Saturday, February 4, 2023  3:30 & 5:30pm
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Basketball teams invite the Little Dunkers to the Minnesota State Men's Basketball game on Saturday, February 4th at 3:30 and 5:30pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for parents and family members who will be attending with their player. Adult tickets (16-over) $5.00 while youth (15-under) will be $2.50. Players will be admitted free
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Mayo Clinic Employees - Maverick Basketball Special - Feb. 4, 2023

Saturday, February 4, 2023  3:30 / 5:30 p.m.
Taylor Center in Bresnan Arena
Mayo Clinic employees can enjoy a discounted ticket to watch the Minnesota State Basketball battle Sioux Falls February 4 at 3:30 (men) and 5:30 (women) in NSIC action.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Scott Nelsen for information on ordering.


New Prague Community Night

Saturday, February 4, 2023  5:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Women's Basketball team invite the city of New Pragaue to join us for “New Prague Community Night” on Saturday, Feb. 4th as the Mavericks host Sioux Falls at 5:30 p.m.

As part of our celebration of New Prague Community Night, we are offering a discounted ticket for all who attend. Adult tickets (16-over) $5 while youth (15-under) will be admitted for $2.50.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Prior Lake Community Night

Saturday, February 4, 2023  3:30 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Men's Basketball team invite the city of Prior Lake to join us for “Prior Lake Community Night” on Saturday, Feb. 4th as the Mavericks host Sioux Falls at 3:30 p.m.

As part of our celebration of Prior Lake Community Night, we are offering a discounted ticket for all who attend. Adult tickets (16-over) $5 while youth (15-under) will be admitted for $2.50.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Little Dunkers 2/16

Thursday, February 16, 2023  5:30 & 7:30pm
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Basketball teams invite the family and players of Loyola 5th Grade Boys Basketball Team to the Minnesota State Men's Basketball game on February 16th at 5:30pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for parents and family members who will be attending with their player. Adult tickets (16-over) $5.00 while youth (15-under) will be $2.50. Players will be admitted free

Le Sueur Henderson Youth Wrestling Night 2/17

Friday, February 17, 2023  7:00 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Wrestling teams invite the Le Sueur Henderson Youth Wrestling Club and their families to the Minnesota State Wrestling dual on February 17th at 7 pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for youth wrestlers and their families. Adult tickets (16-over) $2.50 while youth (15-under) will be FREE!

Mankato Youth Wrestling Night 2/17

Friday, February 17, 2023  7:00 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Wrestling teams invite the Mankato Area Youth Wrestling Club and their families to the Minnesota State Wrestling dual on February 17th at 7 pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for youth wrestlers and their families. Adult tickets (16-over) $2.50 while youth (15-under) will be FREE!

Rolling Thunder Youth Wrestling Night 2/17

Friday, February 17, 2023  7:00 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Wrestling teams invite the Rolling Thunder Youth Wrestling Club and their families to the Minnesota State Wrestling dual on February 17th at 7 pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for youth wrestlers and their families. Adult tickets (16-over) $2.50 while youth (15-under) will be FREE!

St Peter Youth Wrestling Night 2/17

Friday, February 17, 2023  7:00 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Wrestling teams invite the St Peter Youth Wrestling Club and their families to the Minnesota State Wrestling dual on February 17th at 7 pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for youth wrestlers and their families. Adult tickets (16-over) $2.50 while youth (15-under) will be FREE!

Waseca Youth Wrestling Night 2/17

Friday, February 17, 2023  7:00 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Wrestling teams invite the Waseca Youth Wrestling Club and their families to the Minnesota State Wrestling dual on February 17th at 7 pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for youth wrestlers and their families. Adult tickets (16-over) $2.50 while youth (15-under) will be FREE!

W-E-M Youth Wrestling Night 2/17

Friday, February 17, 2023  7:00 p.m.
Taylor Center on the campus of Minnesota State University
The Minnesota State Athletic Department and Maverick Wrestling teams invite the Waterville Elysian Morristown Youth Wrestling Club and their families to the Minnesota State Wrestling dual on February 17th at 7 pm.

We are offering a discounted ticket for youth wrestlers and their families. Adult tickets (16-over) $2.50 while youth (15-under) will be FREE!

2022 Kwik Trip Men's Hockey 5-Game Package

Saturday, February 25, 2023  6:07 p.m.
Purchase your Kwik Trip Maverick Men's Hockey 5-Game Package today! Each package includes one ticket to: Friday, Oct. 14 2022 - Minnesota Duluth - 7:07 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022 - St. Thomas - 6:07 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022 - Bemidji State - 7:07 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 - Lake Superior State - 6:07 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 - Michigan Tech, 6:07 p.m. Also included is $10 MCHSEC Dollars for food and beverage per game as well as special offers from Kwik Trip!
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Scott Nelsen for information on ordering.


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

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Maverick Ally Shirt

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National Girls & Women In Sports Day

There are four great opportunities to catch the Mavericks women's athletics at home this Saturday in honor of National Girls and Women in Sport Day:

Women's Track and Field Hosts the Ted Nelson Classic (Field events at 10 a.m., Running events at 1 p.m.) in Myers Field House
Women's Hockey hosts Minnesota Duluth at 2 p.m. in the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
Women's Basketball hosts Sioux Falls at 5:30 pm. in Taylor Center
Softball hosts Missouri Western and Northwest Missouri State at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., respectfully in the Maverick All Sports Dome
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Drew Lillig for information on ordering.


Senior Maverick Club

Minnesota State Athletics is excited to launch its first-ever Senior Maverick Club! For $60 for one senior, or $100 for two, seniors in the Greater Mankato Area will receive the following:

Free admission to all regular season Maverick athletic events (excluding men's hockey)
Free popcorn at all events inside Blakeslee Stadium and the Taylor Center.

Access to exclusive Senior Maverick Club events such as facility tours, practices and meet and greets with Maverick Student-Athletes.

MSU Athletics Limited

Black Friday Ticket Special - St. Thomas (2/3)

Friday, February 3, 2023  7:07 p.m.
Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
Take advantage of a great Black Friday ticket special to watch the Mavericks play St. Thomas on Feb. 3 at 7:07 p.m.

All tickets are $12 and we have a limited quantity of tickets available.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Contact Us for information on ordering.


MAHA Little Chippers - 2/3

Friday, February 3, 2023  7:07 p.m.
Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
Minnesota State Men's Hockey welcomes LITTLE CHIPPERS to our game on Friday, Feb. 3.
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Contact Us for information on ordering.


MAHA Girls Youth Hockey NIght

Friday, February 10, 2023  6 p.m.
Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
Minnesota State Athletics invites the MAHA girls hockey youth to join us on Friday, Feb. 10 to watch the Mavericks battle Bemidji State.

MAHA Little Chippers - 2/24

Friday, February 24, 2023  7:07 p.m.
Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
Minnesota State Men's Hockey welcomes LITTLE CHIPPERS to our game on Friday, Feb. 24.

Maverick Cheer - Future Maverick Clinic

Sunday, March 26, 2023  1 p.m.
Join us for our College Prep Clinic March 26 in Myers Field House
Join us for our College Prep Clinic open to those currently in 10th-12th grade or in college. At the clinic, we will learn the school fight song and a chant, stunting, and jumps and tumbling. This clinic will be a great help to those looking to try out for the 2023-24 team or in the future since the material is what is judged at tryouts. We hope you will join us for a great afternoon!

MSU Baseball

Prospect Camp - First Session 12pm - 2pm

Saturday, March 11, 2023  12pm - 2pm

Maverick All Sports Dome
1910 Monks Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

Players will be evaluated by the camp staff in a pro-style workout that will include the 60 yard dash, hitting skill evaluation, and defensive position skill evaluation. Each pitcher will throw a bullpen session to be evaluated by the coaching staff. Hitting and pitching velocities will be recorded and included in the evaluation.

Session Options

  • Workout at one position: Cost $100
  • Workout at one position and pitch: Cost $125

Check-in

  • Check in will begin 30 minutes prior to the start of each session and will go until the scheduled start time of the camp.

General Liability Release Form

This liability release form must be filled out and turned in at registration on the day of camp. The form includes insurance information as well as a parent/legal guardian signature.

Minnesota State Sports Camp Release Form

Prospect Camp - Second Session 2pm - 4pm

Saturday, March 11, 2023  2pm - 4pm

Maverick All Sports Dome
1910 Monks Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

Players will be evaluated by the camp staff in a pro-style workout that will include the 60 yard dash, hitting skill evaluation, and defensive position skill evaluation. Each pitcher will throw a bullpen session to be evaluated by the coaching staff. Hitting and pitching velocities will be recorded and included in the evaluation.

Session Options

  • Workout at one position: Cost $100
  • Workout at one position and pitch: Cost $125

Check-in

  • Check in will begin 30 minutes prior to the start of each session and will go until the scheduled start time of the camp.

General Liability Release Form

This liability release form must be filled out and turned in at registration on the day of camp. The form includes insurance information as well as a parent/legal guardian signature.

Minnesota State Sports Camp Release Form

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services

Adult Competitive Pickleball League

Tuesday, February 7, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2023  6-8pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2023  6-8pm

All games will be played at Schellberg Gym, Mankato, MN 56001

  • Adult Competitive Pickleball League
  • Tuesdays 6-8pm
  • February 7 - April 4
  • 8-week league
  • Schellberg Gym
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Michelle Margo for information on ordering.


Adult Beginner Pickleball League

Thursday, February 9, 2023  6 - 8pm
Thursday, February 16, 2023  6 - 8pm
Thursday, February 23, 2023  6 - 8pm
Thursday, March 2, 2023  6 - 8pm
Thursday, March 16, 2023  6 - 8pm
Thursday, March 23, 2023  6 - 8pm
Thursday, March 30, 2023  6-8pm
Thursday, April 6, 2023  6-8pm

All games will be played at Schellberg Gym, Mankato, MN 56001

  • Adult Beginner Pickleball League
    • Beginner (very little experience or never played)
  • Thursdays 6-8pm
  • February 9 - April 6
  • 8-week league
  • Schellberg Gym
Online ordering is closed.

Please contact Michelle Margo for information on ordering.


Student Activities

ASB '23 KC Sign Up HERE!

Saturday, March 4, 2023  
Kansas City, Missouri! .
The 2023 Alternative Spring Break trip is a group of students traveling to Kansas City, MO to work on a service project over Minnesota State University, Mankato's spring break. If you are interested in participating, please complete the ASB application on Involve U. Trip departs Saturday and returns Wednesday. If you are selected to participate in the trip, you can use this online payment system to pay your commitment fee and other payments for the trip.

Greek Life History Book "Our Chapters"

$20 (plus $6.00 shipping and handling)