Society Benefits

Society membership includes the following benefits. If you have any questions about how to activate or use these benefits, please contact the Society Coordinator.

Minnesota State Mankato "MavCard" — An Emeriti ID card allows members easy access to card-sensitive services on campus, including library checkout opportunities, on-campus athletic events and more. The MavCard can also be used as a photo ID card.

E-mail — A new MavMail e-mail account will be assigned to each society member.

Library Services — Members may access library materials and services, including DVDs, books, audiovisual equipment, and computers.

Parking — Society members are given free white parking permit privileges on campus.

TODAY Magazine — Members continue to receive the TODAY magaine.

The Fountain — Members continue to have access to The Fountain, the University's online site for faculty and staff news and events.

Computer Purchases — Members are welcome to purchase and trade in hardware at the Campus Computer Store and receive education discounts. Members may also shop online. 

Theatre Tickets — Members may receive one non-transferable complimentary ticket for all mainstage, studio, or dance performances. (Subject to availability)

Music Tickets — Members may receive one free general admission ticket to any Department of Music event with the purchase of one general admission ticket to the event. (Subject to availability)

Athletic Tickets — Members may receive one free general admission ticket to any on-campus regular-season MNSU athletic event. (Subject to availability)

Otto Recreation Center's Fitness Center — Members may purchase an annual membership to the Fitness Center (Otto Recreation Center) at a reduced rate of $150 annually or $75 per semester.

Student Union Services/Maverick Bullpen Discounts — The Student Union's game room provides Society members bowling and billiards at the student rate ($2 per bowling game/$4 per hour billiards).

Business Cards — Society members may receive one free box of business cards per year. (Shipping costs not included.)

Emeriti Gathering — The University holds an annual emeriti gathering in the Centennial Student Union.

Lifelong Learners — All retirees are invited to join the Mankato Area Lifelong Learners. For more information, visit their website.

Benefits List updated May 2023. The above privileges are non-transferable and subject to periodic review.