Temporary Hours, Building Access and Parking Information

Saint Paul Campus

Library Building (only)

Enter with your university ID at the ground floor and skyway entrances. Security personnel are on-hand to assist.

Building Hours:
Noon–8 p.m., Monday–Thursday
10 a.m.–2 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Closed Sunday

All Saint Paul Public Libraries, including the one located in Metropolitan State library building, are closed.

Student Center
(open to students for internet connectivity)

9 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday

All Other Buildings
(New Main, St. John's Hall, Founders Hall, Science Education Center)

8 a.m.–8 p.m., Monday-Thursday
8 a.m.–6 p.m., Friday
8 a.m.–4 p.m., Saturday
Closed Sunday
Only students, employees and others who are directly affiliated with the university may be on campus.

Use your Metropolitan State University ID card to access buildings. Enter through the Library, New Main or Student Center.

If you do not have a university-issued ID to access buildings: Go to the Library. Security staff will escort you to the second floor to get one. ID cards are not needed at other campus locations.

Parking on the Saint Paul Campus

The parking ramp is closed. Students and employees may park in:

  • surface lot next to the Maria Avenue ramp
  • surface lot behind St. John’s Hall
  • surface lot next to the Library

Enforcement of normal parking restrictions has been relaxed and the university is not issuing parking tickets.

Gateway Student Services

University Bookstore

  • 1–5 p.m., Monday–Thursday
  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Friday

Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center, Brooklyn Park

Building Hours
8:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m., Monday–Thursday
8 a.m.–5 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Closed Sunday

Management Education Center (MEC), Minneapolis

Building Hours
6:30 a.m.–7 p.m., Monday–Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Beginning May 27, 2020
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Thursday
8:30 a.m.–Noon, Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Midway Center, Saint Paul
(open to student for internet connectivity and computer usage)

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Faculty who need evening access to Midway should call Campus Operations at 651-793-1700 to make arrangements.