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Reservations for 2017 will be available on February 1st, 2017 by 9 AM.  Check back here to access the reservation system on that date!

Campus Rentals

A two-night minimums are required on all stays.  Guests may arrive starting on 6/15/17 and must depart on or before 6/18/17.  

Residence Hall Rooms: Each room has two single beds, sheets, blankets, pillows and cases, towels, washcloths, soap, drinking glasses, and a small refrigerator. Restroom facilities are communal-style shared baths.

The total price of a two night room rental, including tax, is $214
The total price of a three night room rental, including tax, is $321

Apartments: Each apartment has two bedrooms with two singe beds each (4 beds total), a bathroom, living room, and kitchen area. Sheets, blankets, pillows and cases, towels, washclothes, soap and drinking glasses are provided.

The total price of a two night room rental, including tax, is $464
The total price of a three night room rental, including tax, is $696

Laundry facilities and parking in residence lots are provided at no charge. Rooms do not include land-line phones; please remember to bring your cell phone. Please consider bringing a small fan as rooms are not air-conditioned.

Smoking is prohibited on all UMD property. The smoking ban includes indoor facilities and the campus grounds. Pets are not allowed in the housing facilities.

Making a Reservation

Availability is on a first come, first served basis. 

To make a reservation, you will access our online reservation system.  At the bottom of the screen, select the appropriate event - 2017 Grandma's Marathon - and click "Sign Up".  As part of the reservation process you'll need to submit payment for your stay via our online payment gateway.  Once you've submitted payment, you'll need to click the "CONTINUE" button to return to the reservation request form in order to ensure your reservation request is submitted.

Questions? Check out our FAQs page. If you can’t find the answer to your question, please e-mail sumhsg@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-7390 between 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday.

Useful Links

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MN Tourism
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MN Department of Transportation
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