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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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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

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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Information on New Residence Hall "University Suites"

The Office of Residential Life would like to know if you are interested in moving to the NEW "University Suites" for Spring semester 2013? If you would like to reserve a suite in the new residence hall, please contact Jen Schoenecker by email ( as soon as possible, as suites are going FAST!

Tours of the new residence hall are scheduled for this week- Tuesday, November 27, Wednesday, November 28, and Thursday, November 29; at 4:00 PM and again at 5:00 PM, on each day.  Please meet in the Centennial Lobby for the tours.

The "University Suites" will be available for students prior to spring semester.  New "University Suites" residents will be invited back to campus early- Thursday, January 10 - Saturday, January 12, for no additional charge.  Halls open for all returning students on Sunday, January 13, and classes begin on Monday, January 14.

Also, we anticipate single rooms will be available in McCall and Skyberg Halls, as students choose to move into the new hall.  The fee for a single room is an additional $899 per semester surcharge.  We are now taking requests for single rooms at the Centennial front desk.  Please stop by to reserve your single room!

We are looking forward to providing additional options for our students and hope you have had an enjoyable fall semester here at UMC.

Midnight Dodgeball Sign-Up

Come play midnight dodgeball in Lysaker Gym on Saturday, October 27! Teams of 6 need to be registered, so sign-up today at the Centennial Hall front desk. Prizes for the most creative: names, halloween costumes and winning team. Registration begins at 11:30 pm on the 27th. MUST BE BAREFOOT!