Seat Removal

Modification of 7 passenger mini-vans

  • The majority of our minivans have stow-and-go seats.   Notify Facilities Services, 389-5649 in advance of your trip if you need to have the seats stowed or removed to ensure that Minnesota State Mankato garage mechanics schedule time to properly adjust the seating per manufacturer's guidelines. The Facilities Services Office reservations desk must receive the request on a business day at least 24 hours prior to the departure time allowing reservation staff and the garage mechanics to coordinate. Seats that are bolted down by the manufacturer are not to be removed.
  • Only Minnesota State Mankato garage mechanics shall remove and re-install seats in Minnesota State Mankato passenger fleet vehicles. The safety of subsequent users of the vehicle requires that the seat be properly installed and secured.
  • Cargo carrying capacity of passenger fleet vehicles is limited. Because the removal of seat(s) will allow for more luggage and cargo, good safety practices require that materials be secured in such a way as to not compromise the operation of the vehicle or create a hazard from flying cargo should an accident occur.
  • A handling fee of $10 shall be assessed to those requesting the removal of a bench seat. The fee shall cover costs associated with removal and installation of seat(s).