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We’re excited to meet you! Getting to campus is easy with detailed directions and public transportation options available. If you're traveling to Minot, nearby hotels offer comfortable stays, often with special rates for visitors. Convenient on-campus parking options are available, stop by our Student Center’s information desk for a parking permit and campus map.

Travel Information

Getting to Campus

To reach the campus, follow these steps:

  • Take HWY 83 (Broadway) to 11th Ave NW.
  • Turn west on 11th Ave NW.
  • Take the first left into the Minot State University parking lot. Look for the building labeled Student Center.

Campus Map

Traveling to Minot

Minot is well-connected by air, train, and bus. Minot International Airport (MOT) offers rental cars, taxis, and shuttles. Amtrak’s Empire Builder line stops in Minot, providing a picturesque journey through the northern United States. The train station is conveniently situated near downtown Minot, with easy access to local transportation options. Bus services like Greyhound also serve the area.

Airport Amtrak Greyhound

Hotels in the Area

When visiting Minot, you’ll find a variety of hotels that cater to different needs and budgets, many of which offer special rates for friends and family of students. Many hotels are within close proximity to the campus and offer amenities that make your stay comfortable and convenient. Be sure to mention your affiliation with the university when booking to take advantage of any available discounts.



Once you arrive on campus, your first stop should be the Student Center. This central hub is easy to locate and provides a range of essential services for new arrivals. Park temporarily in the designated visitor parking area. Once inside the Student Center, head to the information desk where friendly staff will assist you in obtaining a parking permit. The staff can also provide a campus map, directions to your residence hall or department, and answer any questions you might have about the campus layout and facilities.

Parking Map

Need Help?

For any questions or additional information, please contact us at:
701-858-3000 or 1-800-777-0750

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Explore Minot

Visit Minot offers a wealth of information on local attractions, events, and activities to help you make the most of your stay.

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