UMR students sitting on bean bag hanging out.
Expected in fall 2023

Student Life Center

Student Life Center will have space for 400 students, with rooms in varying configurations. Most rooms will be furnished for two students with a shared bathroom.


Welcome Home to the University of Minnesota Rochester!

Student Life Center Fast Facts:

    • Formerly known as the DoubleTree Hotel, this new residential hall will open for occupancy beginning fall 2023
    • All first-year students will live here 
      • Returning students are also welcome to live here
    • All first-year students will belong to a Living Learning Community (LLC) of their choosing
    • All students living here will be required to be on a campus dining meal plan
    • Co-educational hall with 9 residential floors
    • Approximately 400 bed spaces
    • Student gathering space on each floor 
    • 1 Resident Assistant (RA) on each floor
    • Housing front desk 
    • Individual mailboxes for each residential room
    • Community laundry in lower level
Students standing up and smiling with arms wrapped around each other

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
  • Triple
  • Deluxe triple

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

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

Learn more at UMR's Dining Services for dining and meal plan options.

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

  • Intercultural Center
  • Admissions Welcome Center

New Raptor Housing collage of bathroom, shower, and bedroom with two beds and side tables

*Note - Showroom features a standard double and walk-in shower, but the furniture in the photos is not the exact furniture that will be in the new facility.