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Student Housing Communities

The first five options in our list of housing referrals are Student Housing Communities. These are very different than the common apartment, and can be a great transition for students who don’t have much experience out on their own. Whether you choose Stadium View, University Village, University Commons, GrandMarc or Pavilion on Berry, you will find that student housing offers several things that a typical apartment doesn’t.

Student Housing Communities Feature:

  • Roommate matching. If you want to have a roommate, living at a student housing community is the best way to get matched with roommates. You can have one, two, or three roommates, depending on the number of bedrooms in the apartment.
  • Individual leases. While giving you the option of living with other students, you are still able to sign a lease that is solely between you and the management company. This means that you pay a consistent amount per month for your room in the apartment, and you are not affected if a roommate fails to pay rent.
  • Furnished apartments. First time moving away from home? No furniture? No worries! Most student housing communities are fully furnished, so you only have to worry about moving personal items such as electronics, linens and decorative items.
  • All-inclusive rent. For the most part, your monthly rent pays for everything with the exception of parking. No need to worry about extra costs for heat, electricity, high-speed internet or cable TV.
  • Amenities. Student housing offers several great amenities such as fitness centers, computer labs, community rooms, washer and dryer in your apartment unit and air conditioning, as well as many others. Check out the lists of specific amenities for each community on its referral page.

Student Housing Prices (Individual Bedrooms)

  • Stadium View: $669 – $779/month
  • University Village: $499 – $779/month
  • University Commons: $524 – $629/month
  • GrandMarc: $499 – $869/month
  • Pavilion on Berry: $570 – $750/month
  • Metro Park East: $499 – $1308/month

Stadium View

Stadium View

Student Housing Community

2508 Delaware St. SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone number: 612.331.5900
Fax: 612.378.3982
Campus Advantage
www.stadiumviewapts.info



Stadium View is the largest student housing community in the area, and can accommodate the non-traditional start dates of IPR students. While most student housing communities have a move in date in late August prior to the traditional fall college semester, Stadium View offers students individual move-in dates prior to all IPR start dates. This avoids having to find a sublease and provides a flexible option for IPR students.

The community offers roommate matching on individual leases, which means while you share an apartment with other students, you are in no way held accountable for the rent payments of your roommates. If they fail to pay, your rate and lease terms do not change. Prices are listed for each individual lease.

Located in the Stadium Village area of the U of M campus, there are many amenities and points of interest close at hand.

Cosigner information for Stadium View:

Any non-international student under 18 years old needs a cosigner. International students are not required to have a cosigner but are required to pay a deposit equal to one month’s rent.

Rent includes:

  • water, sewer, trash
  • heat
  • electric
  • cable TV (upgrade options)
  • high-speed internet

Parking:

  • $100/month, heated underground
  • $65/month outdoor
  • free outdoor street parking if available

Amenities:

  • air-conditioning
  • washer & dryer in unit
  • 24-hr fitness center
  • movie theater
  • game room w/pool tables
  • vending/lounge area
  • free tanning
  • computer lab/group study rooms
  • secure access entrance
  • roommate matching
  • FULLY FURNISHED

Lease options: 9 & 12 month, semester leases available

  • Application fee: $35
  • Administrative fee: $100
  • Other fees: no cosigner fee
  • Number of residents: 956
  • Pets: no pets not allowed
  • Distance from IPR: 3 miles
  • Distance to bus: 2 blocks

Office Hours:

  • Mon – Thur: 9am – 7pm
  • Fri: 9am – 6pm
  • Sat: 10am  – 6 pm
  • Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

Prices (subject to change):

  • 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath (806 square feet): $765-$785
  • 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath (1035 square feet): $719-$739
  • 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath (1227 square feet): $660-$675
Stadium View apartment layouts

University Village

University Villiage

Student Housing Community

2515 University Avenue SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone number: 612.676.1000
Fax: 612.627.9047
Great Lakes Management Co.
www.umnvillage.com


University Village primarily offers 2 bedroom/2 bathroom units in a variety of floor plans with both individual and shared bedroom options. Check out their website for the floor plans and more details.

This community offers individual leases, which means while you share an apartment with other students, you are in no way held accountable for the rent payments of your roommates. If they fail to pay, your rate and lease terms do not change.

The University of Minnesota subleases 112 units in the building to use for their student housing. Though they are in the same building, these U of M units are sectioned off from the remaining 87, which are available to rent for students from any educational institution.

Cosigner information for University Village:

A cosigner is not required to lease as long as either a deposit equal to 3 months rent is paid or 6 months rent is paid in advance.

University Villiage

Rent includes:

  • water, sewer, trash, gas
  • unlimited heat
  • air conditioning
  • electric
  • high-speed internet

Amenities:

  • air-conditioning
  • washer & dryer in unit
  • fitness center
  • tanning room
  • community room
  • indoor bicycle garage
  • roommate matching
  • NOT FURNISHED

Office Hours:

  • Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Lease options: 12 months

  • Application fee: $39
  • Security deposit: varies
  • Other fees: $39 cosigner fee
  • Number of units: 199
  • Pets: no pets allowed
  • Distance from IPR: 3 miles
  • Distance to bus: less than 1 block

Prices:

  • Individual Bedroom in 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath: $779/month
  • Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath: $499-$525/month

Parking:

  •  $75/month heated underground
  •  free street parking if available

University Commons

Student Housing Community

609 Huron Boulevard SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone number: 612.623.3225
Fax: 612.623.3229
American Campus Communities
www.ucmn.com

University Commons has 2 and 4 bedroom apartments, with both individual and shared bedroom options. You can check out their floor plans and specific pricing on their website.

Subleasing Information for University Commons:

This community offers individual leases, which means while you share an apartment with other students, you are in no way held accountable for the rent payments of your roommates. If they fail to pay, your rate and lease terms do not change.

The University Commons is structured to a traditional University schedule, with 12 month leases that begin in August. Since IPR has start dates 4 times per year it is unlikely that signing a 12 month lease in August will work out. However, subleasing is a viable option. Students who have signed leases sometimes find that they want to study abroad, move in with friends, or do any number of things that would require them to get out of their lease. That’s where you come in! You can take over whatever time is left on their lease, then have the option of signing on for another year or moving out when the term ends. Subleases can (and do) come up any time of the year, which can allow you to move in close to your start date.

University Commons is very involved with its subleasing options. Check out the website or contact the rental office for up-to-date sub-lease availabilities!

Cosigner information for University Commons:

A cosigner is required to lease, no exceptions.

University Commons

Rent includes:

  • water, sewer, trash
  • heat
  • electric ($15 allowance per bedroom)
  • high-speed internet
  • cable TV

Parking:

  • $75/month outdoor lot
  • $100/month carport space
  • $125/month covered lot

Amenities:

  • air-conditioning
  • washer & dryer in unit
  • fitness center
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • 14 person hot tub
  • free tanning
  • game room w/ big screen TV
  • indoor and outdoor bicycle storage
  • security on duty 10pm – 6am daily
  • computer center w/copier & fax
  • free printing
  • roommate matching
  • FULLY FURNISHED

Lease Terms Available: Fall term (August-December, May or the following August), Spring term (January-August), Summer term (June-August)

  • Application fee: $35
  • Security deposit: $100
  • Other fees: None
  • Number of units: 4 buildings, 164 units
  • Pets: no pets allowed
  • Distance from IPR: 2.5 miles
  • Distance to bus: 2 blocks

Office Hours:

  • Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm
  • Sat: 10am – 4pm
  • Sun: Noon-4pm

Most Popular Prices (subject to change):

  • Individual Bedroom: in 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath: $629/month
  • Shared Bedroom in 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath corner: $524/month

GrandMarc at Seven Corners

GrandMarc

Student Housing Community

1849 Washington Avenue S,
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone number: 612.333.4567
Fax: 612.343.0576
American Campus Communities
www.go4studenthousing.com


GrandMarc at Seven Corners offers 1, 2, and 4 bedroom units with individual or shared bedroom options, as well as a few efficiencies.

Subleasing Information for GrandMarc:

This community offers individual leases, which means while you share an apartment with other students, you are in no way held accountable for the rent payments of your roommates. If they fail to pay, your rate and lease terms do not change.

GrandMarc at Seven Corners is structured to a traditional University schedule, with 12 month leases that begin in August or September. Since IPR has start dates 4 times per year, that isn’t a generally convenient leasing option. However, subleasing is a viable option. Students who have signed leases sometimes find that they want to study abroad, move in with friends, or do any number of things that would require them to get out of their lease. That’s where you come in! You can take over whatever time is left on their lease, then have the option of signing on for another year or moving out when the term ends. Subleases can (and do) come up any time of the year, which can allow you to move in close to your start date.

Ask the rental office about the best way to find a sublease!

Cosigner information for GrandMarc:

A cosigner is not required to lease as long as you self-qualify or can pay the lease in full up front.

Grand Marc ammenities

Rent includes:

  • water, sewer, trash*
  • heat*
  • electric*
  • high-speed internet
  • cable TV

Parking:

  • $80/month heated underground

Amenities:

  • air-conditioning
  • washer & dryer in unit
  • dishwasher
  • tanning salon
  • 24 hour emergency maintenance
  • 24 hour game room, fitness center, upgraded computer lab
  • on-site restaurants, convenience store, hair salon
  • roommate matching
  • FURNISHED AVAILABLE (new living room furniture packages)

Lease options: best option is a sublease

  • Application fee: $99
  • Security deposit: none
  • Other fees: n/a
  • Number of units: 187
  • Pets: no pets allowed
  • Distance from IPR: 1.5 miles
  • Distance to bus: 1 block

Office Hours:

  • Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 7pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 4pm
  • Sunday: Noon – 4pm

* Grandmarc includes per-person allotments for these utilities in the rent. Ask a leasing professional for details.

Typical Prices (subject to change):

  • Individual Bedroom bedroom/2 bathroom: $869/month
  • Shared Bedroom (bunk bed double occupancy): $499/month

Pavilion on Berry

Jefferson

Student Housing Community

950 Jefferson Commons Circle,
St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone number: 651.644.8400
Fax: 651.644.8401
Greystar Properties
www.paviliononberry.com


Sublease Information for Pavilion on Berry:

This community offers individual leases, which means while you share an apartment with other students, you are in no way held accountable for the rent payments of your roommates. If they fail to pay, your rate and lease terms do not change.

Jefferson at Berry is structured to a traditional University schedule, with 12 month leases that begin in mid-August. Since IPR has start dates 4 times per year it is unlikely that signing a 12 month lease in August will work out. However, subleasing is a viable option. Students who have signed leases sometimes find that they want to study abroad, move in with friends, or do any number of things that would require them to get out of their lease. That’s where you come in! You can take over whatever time is left on their lease, then have the option of signing on for another year or moving out when the term ends. Subleases can (and do) come up any time of the year, which can allow you to move in close to your start date.

Ask the rental office about the best way to find a sublease!

Cosigner information for Pavilion on Berry:

A cosigner is not required as long as you self-qualify or can pay a security deposit equal to 2 months rent.

Jefferson layouts

Rent includes:

  • water, sewer, trash
  • heat, electric ($15 allowance per bedroom), cable TV
  • internet

Parking:

  •  $75/month, uncovered, outdoor

Amenities:

  • air-conditioning
  • washer & dryer in unit
  • walk in closets
  • plasma TVs in 4BR, 4BA units
  • fitness center/spa
  • tanning beds
  • hot tub
  • enclosed grill area
  • traditional game room
  • video game room with consoles
  • indoor secured bicycle storage
  • business center, free printing
  • deck with each unit
  • individual security systems
  • nightly security patrol service
  • FULLY FURNISHED

Lease options: Ask about exclusive IPR student apartments and rates!

  • Application fee: none
  • Security deposit: none
  • Number of units: 150
  • Pets: Pet Friendly, as long as all roommates agree
  • Distance from IPR: 3.9 miles
  • Distance to bus: 2 blocks

Office Hours:

  • Mon – Thur: 10am – 7pm
  • Fri – Sat: 10am  – 6 pm
  • Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

Prices (subject to change):

  • 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath (792 square feet): $720-$750
  • 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath (1191 square feet): $570-$580
  • 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath (1250-1281 square feet): $610-$615

Metro Park East

Metro Park East

Student Housing Community

2701 Fourth Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone number: 612.584.3221
www.metroparkeast.com


Opening August 30, 2014, Metro Park East is conveniently located along the METRO Green Line. It offers several floor plans with one to four bedroom options, and roommate matching services. Pets are allowed. Leases are individual so you are never held accountable if your roommate falls behind on their rent. All leases are twelve months, running August to August. They do, however, offer re-letting options, meaning if a resident needs to move out early, they are allowed to find a qualified candidate to take over their individual lease.

Cosigner Information at Metro Park East:

Residents must provide proof they make three times their monthly rent or will need a cosigner to lease.

Grand Marc ammenities

Rent includes:

  • water, sewer, trash*
  • Cable and internet
  • Heat and electric (up to $30/bedroom)

Parking:

  • Free street parking
  • Underground, heated parking available/$115 month

Amenities:

  • Fully furnished with designer package
  • HD 50” TV with DVR box and upgraded cable package
  • Pet friendly
  • washer & dryer in unit
  • Roomy patio/balcony
  • Urban kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances
  • Pillow-top mattresses
  • 36” soaking tub
  • Full size washer/dryer in units
  • Walk-in closets
  • Ceiling fans
  • Solid core bedroom doors
  • Stand-up tanning facilities
  • Media lounge and digital gaming center
  • Fitness lounge
  • Community Wi-Fi
  • Study lounges with private booths

Lease options: 12 month/August to August

  • Application fee: $25
  • Security deposit: $200
  • Other fees: n/a
  • Pet fee: Cats and Dogs (some restrictions) $250 non-refundable fee and a $250
  • Number of units: 194
  • Distance from IPR: 3 miles
  • Distance to bus: 1 block
  • Distance to light rail: 1/2 block

Office Hours:

  • Mon – Sat: 10:00am – 6pm
  • Sunday: Noon – 4pm

Typical Prices (subject to change):

Occupants pay individual rent. There is a price cut for occupants who share a bedroom.

  • 1 bedroom/1 bath (1-2 occupants): $1308/month (with two occupants- $699/month per person)
  • 2 bedroom/2 bath (2-4 occupants): $958/month per person (With two occupants in a bedroom-$540/month per person)
  • Super Two-4 semi-private bedrooms/2 bath: $575/month per person
  • 4 bedroom/4 bath: $699/month per person
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