Lounge in Pioneer Hall

Housing Amenities

Each guest is provided with a single bed, linens, towels, a desk, a chair, and closet space. Gender-specific shared bathrooms are found on each floor. Some buildings also include gender-neutral bathroom options.

Housekeeping and maintenance services are provided by building staff. Community kitchenettes and other common areas are available for guest use (note: cooking is prohibited in residence hall rooms).

Checks, Cards & Currency

University bookstores and food venues in Coffman Memorial Union and St. Paul Student Center accept Visa and MasterCard, traveler's checks, personal checks, and U.S. currency. University locations do not accept foreign currency. All returned checks will result in a fee.

Guest Services

Information Desk

Open 24 hours a day to provide assistance with event check-in, check-out, general campus information, or to direct guests to the Hospitality Specialists or other professional staff for more support. 

Business Office

Each building's office is located near the Information Desk in the lobby. Billing, keys, room arrangements, and other administrative matters are handled there. Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.


The University of Minnesota makes personal safety a top priority. All guests are encouraged to keep their doors locked at all times and to not leave purses or luggage unattended. The University of Minnesota is not responsible for the theft or loss of money or personal belongings.

For the safety of all residents, guests may not allow unknown persons to enter the building and must accompany their guests at all times.

Residence hall main entrances and entrances to residential room areas are locked 24 hours a day. Access to these areas is granted via Summer Conference Cards. Emergency exit information is posted inside each room, and residence hall staff members are trained to assist guests in the event of an emergency.