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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.  

All spaces are currently SOLD OUT for 2017!  Email to request to be added to our waitlist for 2017.  In your email, please indicate if you would like to be added to the waitlist for a residence hall space, an apartment space, or to be added to both waitlists.

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.   Please note that we are sold out of spaces for 2017 - see note at top of page for instructions to be added to our waitlists.

To make a reservation, 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.

Need to cancel a reservation?  Please email us at to cancel your reservation.  Please note, we are unable to offer refunds after June 1st.  

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

Useful Links

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VisitDuluth (Duluth Travel Guide)
MN Tourism
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MN Department of Transportation
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