Your life as a St. Cloud State graduate student isn't confined by campus boundaries.
Students find many resources in the St. Cloud area. The community and the campus also partner on events throughout the year.
Our students are well served by a strong metro transit system, welcoming community events, competitive schools and easy access to recreational activities for adults and children.
We offer support and opportunity for students on campus and at remote locations such as St. Cloud State at Plymouth.
Although graduate school can be consuming, effective stress-management demands down time.
Explore our St. Cloud community to help you make the most of your life away from your desk. You'll find information on:
As a St. Cloud State University student you have free access to all city buses.
The Metro Bus U-Pass Free Ride program allows all enrolled students to have unlimited fixed route bus service throughout the St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Sartell and Waite Park area to St. Cloud State University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College campuses.
Use your student ID or a Free Ride U-Pass.
The bus lines service many popular locations including shopping centers, grocery stores and downtown.
Lindgren Childcare Center provides childcare on campus.
Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS) Childcare Grant Information
Post-secondary Childcare Grant Program (Minnesota Residents only)
Milestones and ChildCare Aware provide information about available childcare services in Central Minnesota and throughout the state.
Lactation spaces are available in five buildings on campus.
Our Minnesota Student Parent Support Initiative serves pregnant and parenting St. Cloud State University students and their families with resources and support.
For your on-campus medical needs, visit the Medical Clinic.
St. Cloud State graduate students earn their degrees through traditional, online, blended and distance-learning formats.
No matter what delivery method, you will be included in all communications from the School of Graduate Studies.
Sometimes the stress of graduate studies is best relieved by sharing the experience with others facing the same issues.
Graduate Student Organization
The graduate student organization, which meets biweekly, is a connection for graduate students. Members:
HuskiesConnect -- tool to explore organizations, events, and track your involvement
Looking to explore faraway places from your home? Check out these virtual tours.
National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Museum of the America Revolution
Google Arts & Culture Virtual Tours
Explore the outdoors and beyond, from national parks to the surface of Mars!
Watch Animal Web Cams
Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute