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A variety of furnished housing is available at UMD to suit almost every student's needs and lifestyle. A new residence hall for 280 residents is currently under construction with anticipated occupancy for Fall 2011.

The following are some helpful housing facts:

  • Live-in Resident Advisors staff residence halls and apartments. Commonly called RAs, these students are sophomores, juniors, or seniors at UMD and serve as peer counselors, programmers, administrators, policy enforcers, and sources of referral. The RAs receive extensive training prior to the beginning of Fall Semester and throughout the academic year.
  • Free laundry facilities are located in each housing facility.
  • Free basic cable TV service is provided in all rooms and apartments.
  • A limited amount of bicycle storage is available in the residence halls.
  • Smoking: The University of Minnesota Duluth is a smoke free campus. No smoking is allowed in university buildings or on university grounds.
  • Alcohol, alcohol containers, and controlled substances are not allowed on campus.
  • Direct computer connections to the UMD Net are available, for each resident, in all residence hall rooms and on-campus apartments.
  • A Game Room and Wireless Network Area are located in the basement of Lake Superior Hall, where students can enjoy free pool, ping pong and foosball.

Residence Halls

Each room is equipped with long twin size beds and mattresses, draperies, desks, chairs, lamps, wastepaper baskets, drawer/closet space, compact refrigerator, and telephone. Residents must provide their own bed linens. The residence halls are connected to the concourse system. The following are the residence halls.

Burntside Hall

All women, double occupancy, single-story building which features a color TV lounge, study lounges, laundry facilities, and cable TV service.

Vermilion Hall

All men, predominantly double occupancy, single-story building which features a color TV lounge, study lounges, laundry facilities, and cable TV service. A limited number of single rooms are available here.

Lake Superior Hall

A co-educational, double occupancy, seven-story building which features a game room, laundry facilities, study lounges, and cable TV service.

Griggs Hall

Co-educational, predominantly double occupancy, three-, five-, and seven-story buildings which feature study lounges, large screen TV, laundry facilities, and cable TV service. Twenty four triple rooms are available.


Apartment-style housing is available to students in the following complexes: Goldfine, Junction, Oakland, Stadium, and Heaney Hall. Campus apartment designs vary, but all apartments house four students and include a kitchen, living room, dining area, two bedrooms and bathroom. Units in all apartment complexes are furnished with a stove, refrigerator, dining table and chairs, couch and cushioned chairs, coffee table, desks, desk chairs, desk lamps, closet and dresser space, beds and mattresses, draperies, shower curtain, and wireless internet service. Residents must provide their own wastebaskets, cooking and eating utensils, and linens. Study areas, laundry facilities, and cable TV service are provided in all complexes. The apartments are not connected to the concourse system.

Dining Dollars

All residents living on campus will have $125 of dining dollars on their UCard per semester. Dining dollars can be used in the Dining Center, Kirby Plaza Food Court, and the Northern Shores Coffee Shop.

  • Freshmen are not required to live on campus, though 90% live in residence halls and university apartments.

Next Location

Located at the top of the hill behind Lake Superior Hall. It is not connected to the concourse system.

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