UMN campus residence hall

Residence halls

Making friends in your residence hall is beneficial, both academically and socially.

Your neighbors may be enrolled in some of your classes or may be able to provide advice about interesting classes or tough professors to watch out for.

Neighborhood housing in Minneapolis

Near and off campus living

The University of Minnesota is a large commuter campus. That means many students live outside of residence halls.

Living off-campus often requires that you make an intentional effort to find your niche among the campus community. Here are some opportunities for meeting people: