Residence at Discovery Square exterior

Residence at Discovery Square

Welcome back to the University of Minnesota Rochester!

Residence at Discovery Square (RDS) Fast Facts:

  • Located in downtown Rochester and within walking distance of the main campus, 318 Commons, Mayo Clinic, restaurants, and nearby attractions. 
  • Built in 2019
  • Houses upperclassmen
    • Note: UMR leases a portion of the apartments within the building. Non-UMR individuals also live at RDS and most are affiliated with Mayo. 
  • 36 unfurnished apartments with 69 beds
  • 5 different apartment layouts, with different price points
  • All utilities and internet included in housing cost
  • Balconies on each apartment 
  • 2 Resident Assistants
  • Hall-wide programming to build community
  • On-site community spaces including a dedicated UMR student lounge with a printer, 24/7 fitness center, a large indoor gathering space with electric fireplaces and large screen tvs, and a beautiful outdoor patio with grills and patio furniture
  • Heated underground parking garage available with additional fees with limited parking stalls reserved for UMR students
    • Parking stall types pictured below

RDS Single Parking Stall

RDS Single Parking Stall

RDS Tandem Parking Stall

RDS Tandem Parking Stall


Residence at Discovery Square interior windows

UMR upperclassmen students are invited to live at Residence at Discovery Square

Enjoy a room with a view at Residence at Discovery Square!

RDS Maintenance Concerns

  • For urgent maintenance concerns, call the RDS Maintenance On-Call at 507.282.1460
  • For non-urgent maintenance concerns, please call the RDS Main Office at 507.995.1557