318 Commons exterior

318 Commons

318 Commons provides a high-quality living experience with all the amenities of home and security measures designed for safety and comfortability.

Welcome home to the University of Minnesota Rochester!

318 Commons Fast Facts:

    • Located in downtown Rochester and within walking distance of the main campus, Mayo Clinic, restaurants, and nearby attractions. 
    • Built in 2011
    • Houses upperclassmen
    • Co-educational residence hall with 7 residential floors 
    • All utilities and internet are included in housing cost
    • 98 fully furnished apartments with 267 beds
    • Washer/Dryer unit included in each apartment
    • 1 Resident Assistant on each floor
    • Hall-wide programming to build community
    • On-site resources and hangout spaces including UMR’s Food Pantry, The Nest, 318 Commons Front Desk, JustAsk Hours, and faculty offices.

Apartment Layouts

Studio Apartment Layout for 318

Studio Apartments House 2 people

Studio Apartment Layout for 318

Studio Apartment Layout for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Traditional Apartment Layout option for 318

Student studying in a 318 Commons apartment

318 Commons Services

Front Desk 

The 318 Commons Front Desk serves multiple purposes:

    • Answers questions and phone calls
    • Check-out items to residents (games, carts, tools, vacuums, and more)
    • Distribute packages
    • Document and respond to emergencies
    • & More!

Academic Year Front Desk Hours 
8 am - midnight (weekdays)
10 am - midnight (weekends)
Note: the front desk has modified hours during holidays and university breaks.

2022 Summer Hours - 318 Commons Front Desk
Open 10 am to 7 pm Monday - Thursday
Open 10 am to 10 pm Friday - Sunday

Front Desk Phone Number
507-258-8240

Resident Assistant On-Call
507-517-8277

Mailing Address
318 1st Ave, SW Rochester, MN 55902

Email
rhousing@r.umn.edu

Maintenance

    • For urgent maintenance concerns, call the Resident Assistant On-Call at 507.517.8277 and the RA On-Call will immediately contact the Emergency Maintenance On-Call staff member.
    • For non-urgent maintenance concerns, please submit a work order.