Finding housing is an important step for living, studying, and working at the University of Minnesota. There are a variety of housing options available to students both on-campus and off-campus.
We assembled the following resources and information for you about housing.
- University-owned undergraduate housing
- University-owned graduate and professional student housing
- University-owned family housing (available for students, scholars, and student-interns)
- Office for Off-Campus Living: This free university service for those living off campus includes information on renting near campus, finding roommates, and commuting to campus.
- Housing & Residential Life: Off-Campus Housing Listing is a free list of current housing opportunities submitted by landlords.
University Student Legal Service is a free legal service for students that can answer questions or review your housing lease (contract) before you sign. They provide a tenant housing resource guide and answer any questions about how to work with your landlord.
Before the start of the fall semester, new international students can stay in the International Early Arrival Housing. This temporary on-campus housing is an affordable option for new students needing somewhere to stay before they can move into their permanent on- or off-campus housing. For costs and reservations, review the International Early Arrival Housing website.
- Before the start of the spring/summer semesters, temporary housing is not available on campus.
- Only international students can stay in International Early Arrival Housing. Individuals traveling with family will need to find another housing option.
There are a variety of hotels near the University of Minnesota campus. When making a reservation, you should ask whether they have discounts related to the University of Minnesota. For information about local hotels, visit: