UMR students playing games inside of a 318 Commons apartment

Office of Residential Life

"318 Commons is my second home. There is an amazing community that I can rely on when it comes to socializing, homework and food.” — Gao Xia, Junior

Welcome to your home away from home at the University of Minnesota Rochester!

Located in the heart of Med City, 318 Commons and Residence at Discovery Square are ideal living complexes for emerging medical professionals. The proximity to the University, local medical professionals and in-building classrooms makes housing at the University of Minnesota Rochester one of a kind.

Pack your bags and discover campus living re-imagined at UMR!



Tours of Residences at Discovery Square:
Wednesday, January 22
Monday, February 3
Sign up here

Housing sign up:
February 19, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location, 318 Commons, 2nd floor lounge

Student Activities Calendar 

In addition to studying at UMR, we hope that during your time here, you make your forever friends, have fun, create memories outside of the classroom and build a network that will help you succeed as a student while at UMR and later as a college graduate. Check out the student activities happening this month! 

Please navigate to our application page to begin the process. If you would like to request more information about housing at UMR, please contact

 Front Desk
10 a.m. - 2 a.m.

8 p.m. - 8 a.m.

 Mailing Address
318 1st Ave SW
 Rochester, MN 55902