Hours, Building Access, and Parking Information

Saint Paul Campus

Library Building

Library service hours differ from these hours. Building hours are:

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

Saint Paul Public Library Dayton's Bluff location in Metropolitan State's library building is temporarily closed.

University Bookstore

The university bookstore closed until Monday, October 26 as it transitions to new management.

Student Center

Open to students for internet access.

  • 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday

Founders Hall, St. John's Hall, New Main, and Jason R. Carter Science Education Center

  • 7 a.m.–10 p.m., Monday–Friday
  • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday
  • Closed Sunday

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

Parking Ramp, 400 Maria Avenue, Saint Paul

Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Saturday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Sunday, Closed

Holidays, Closed

Metropolitan State University will be enforcing all parking spaces with posted restrictions such as handicap accessible, maintenance only, 30-minute limit, and reserved spaces. We will also be enforcing improper parking such as parking in fire lanes, non-spaces, and taking up two or more spots. Security will be issuing citations accordingly.

Gateway Student Services

Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center, Brooklyn Park

  • 7 a.m.–10 p.m., Monday–Friday
  • 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday
  • Closed Sunday

Management Education Center (MEC), Minneapolis

  • 6:30 a.m.–10 p.m., Monday–Friday
  • 7 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday
  • Closed Sunday

Hours may vary; check Minneapolis College's building hours for the most up-to-date information.

Midway Center, Saint Paul

Open to students for internet and computer access and computer usage.

  • 7 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday
  • 7 a.m.–10 p.m, Tuesday–Thursday
  • 7 a.m.–6 p.m., Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday
  • Open Saturday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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

Dental Clinic, Maplewood

  • 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Thursday
  • Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday