Residence at Discovery Square exterior

Residence at Discovery Square

Residence at Discovery Square is Comfort, Convenience and Redesigned living in the heart of downtown Rochester.

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, a 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


Apartment Layouts

RDS Type A Apartment

RDS Type B Apartment

RDS Type C Apartment

RDS Type D Apartment

RDS Type E Apartment

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