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Student Life Center

UMR’s Student Life Center includes housing for first and second year students, a dining center, Admissions Welcome Center, Intercultural Student Center and fitness and recreational spaces.


Welcome Home to the University of Minnesota Rochester!

Living spaces 

    • Students living in the Student Life Center (SLC) are provided with fully furnished rooms with the following per resident
      • Bed
      • Bedside table
      • Desk
      • Desk chair
      • Two dresser drawers
      • Closet space
      • Shared bathroom 
    • Co-educational hall with nine residential floors
    • 1 Resident Assistant (RA) on each floor
    • Individual mailboxes for each residential room
    • Access to the housing front desk
    • Laundry facility
    • Fitness and wellness studio space
    • Swimming pool
    • Bike storage
    • Social lounges on each floor

Additional important information:

    • All first-year students will live at SLC. Returning students are also welcome to live here
    • All first-year students will belong to a Living Learning Community (LLC) of their choosing
    • Campus meal plans are required for all students living at SLC. This 19 meals per week meal plan provides a variety of healthy options for residents. 
    • Skyways safely connect SLC to classrooms, additional campus buildings, Student Success Coaches, JustASK centers and Mayo Clinic Internships
    • Regular social events and campus programming provided for all residents

Design Accessibility

Connected to University Square by skyway for safe, quick, indoor access to active learning classrooms, Student Success Coaches, faculty in JustASK, Mayo Clinic internships and other opportunities.

  • Standard double (approx. 280 sq. ft.)
  • Triple (approx. 400 sq. ft.)
  • Deluxe triple (approx. 700-900 sq. ft.)
  • Student Life Center room layouts and pictures

  • Tub/shower combo
  • Walk-in shower
  • ADA roll-in shower
  • ADA tub/shower combo
  • Deluxe bathroom

*Bathroom Styles by Room Number

  • TwinXL bed
  • Bedside table
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Two dresser drawers
  • Closet/wardrobe space

Learn more about UMR’s dining services, Raptor Eats for food information and meal plan options.

  • Swimming pool
  • Studio fitness room
  • Cardio workout space
  • Weightlifting equipment

  • Intercultural Center
  • Admissions Welcome Center
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