UMC Housing placement letters

Housing placement letters are currently being sent out to new students. Please check your university email for your placement letter.

Summer Housing Rentals

UMC Residential Life is offering summer housing rentals for those who plan to stick around and take classes, work in the area, or just relax in Crookston.  Please see the flier below for more information, or contact Sandy Desrosier at x8531 for any questions.

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All Hall Trip to the Splasher's of the South Seas Waterpark


Planning to Live On-Campus for the 2013-2014 Academic Year?

Be sure to attend one of the three information sessions to learn how to reserve your space in the residence halls for next year!

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Community Adviser (CA) Information Sessions

Are you interested in becoming a CA for Fall semester 2013?  Residential Life is looking for several motivated leaders who are interested in making a difference at UMC!  Please attend one of the following CA Information Sessions to obtain more knowledge about the role and responsibilities of CA's at UMC:

Monday, February 11th @ 8:00 PM in Centennial Classroom

Thursday, February 21st @ 8:00 PM in Centennial Classroom

Tuesday, February 26th @ 8:00 PM in Centennial Lobby

For more information, please contact Jen at or Kristie at

Upcoming Residential Life Events

Residential Life has some exciting events coming up this spring semester!  Make sure to mark your calendar for the following events:

UMC Snodaze Events: Tuesday, February 19 - Friday, February 22

Residential Life Fear Factor All-Hall Program:
Saturday, March 9

All-Hall Water Park Trip: Saturday, April 20

University Suites Outside Doors

Dear Suites Residents,

One important notice: Beginning tomorrow (Monday, January 21st) the University Suites outside doors will be locked according to the following schedule:

1. Outside doors will unlock at 7:00 AM, Monday-Friday.

2. Doors will automatically lock at 8:00 PM each week night.

3. Doors are locked 24 hours per day on Saturdays and Sundays.

Your individual suite keys are used to unlock the outside doors. Please make sure to carry this key with you at all times.  Remember: Your first two lockouts are FREE, the third and fourth cost $10 each, and every lockout beyond that costs $25 each. 

All Halls Re-opening on January 13, 2013

Hello UMC Residential Life Students!

We hope that everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable winter break.  All halls officially open for returning students at 1:00 PM on Sunday, January 13, 2013.  Halls will open at 10:00 AM on the 13th for brand NEW students moving into the halls.  If you are a brand new student, please stop by the Centennial Hall front desk to pick-up your keys and check-in.  Students residing in the new University Suites: please look for an email from Residential Life on Monday, January 7th with up-to-date move-in information.We are looking forward to seeing all of you back on campus for Spring Semester! 

Winter Break Hall Closing

All UMC Residence Halls will close at 4:00 pm on Thursday, December 20th. If residents would like to stay over winter break, they must register at the Centennial Front Desk.  The cost is $12 per night. ($288 if they stay for all of winter break).

Learn more about semester break closing procedures >>> (PDF)

Find Elfred and enter to win $100.00!

This year our Residential Elf "Elfred" will be popping up all over the Residence Halls and taking pictures. If you can identify where he is and email Kristie Jacobsen-Jerde (, you will be entered in to win a $100.00 gift card to Wal-Mart! Check out our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday of December (1 - 14) for a new picture and another chance to enter to win a gift card.

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