• Nickname: Frontier
  • Hashtag: #FrontierFam
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank, Superblock
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 735, co-ed, first-year
  • Year Built: 1959
  • Number of Floors: 4

Frontier Hall Amenities

  • Fully Furnished

    See Specific Room Furnishings Below

  • Utilities Included

    Unlimited Electricity, Heat, Water, Internet. It's all included.

  • Laundry Included

    Every building features a laundry facility. Unlimited laundry is included at no extra cost. View the status of your laundry room with LaundryView.

  • 24/7 Information Desk
  • UMN-TV Cable with HBO
  • UMN-TV Internet Streaming
  • WiFi

    WiFi is included in rooms, common areas, throughout the building, and throughout campus.

  • Gigabit Ethernet Internet
  • Accessible

    Accessible Building, Elevator, Air Conditioning Available​

  • Air Conditioning
  • Security

    Access-Controlled Entry, Security Cameras, 24/7 Staffing

  • Dining Hall

    Connected To Building

  • Study Rooms
  • Common Area Lounges
  • Game Room
  • Meditation Room
  • Music Practice Rooms
  • Tech Lab

    Tech Lab with Macs & PCs, Remote Printing & Adobe Creative Suite. Learn More About Labs

  • Building Kitchen
  • Vending Machines
  • Ice Machine
  • Bus
  • Outdoor Bicycle Racks
  • Parking

Frontier Hall Room Types


One room is occupied by two residents. The average square footage is 187. A common bathroom is shared by approximately seven rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 273 doubles in Frontier.

2-Person Suite

Two rooms are occupied by two residents with a shared 3/4 bath including a shower and toilet separating the rooms and with sinks located in each room. The average square footage is 219. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 46 2-person suites in Frontier.

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Want to know more about Frontier Hall layouts? Check out our floorplans (login required).

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Frontier Hall Room Furnishings

All rooms in Frontier Hall include the following:

  • Carpeted floors
  • Closet
  • Desk & chair
  • Drawer space
  • Extra long twin bed (36 inches x 80 inches)
  • Mattress pad
  • Recycling 3-part containers
  • Semi-private baths (North Wing)
  • Window coverings
  • 1 telephone jack (phone & cord not provided)
  • 1 gigabit Ethernet internet jack per resident (cord not provided)
  • 1 cable TV jack (TV & cord not provided)

Connect with Frontier Staff

  • Headshot of Sean Smallwood
    Sean Smallwood
    Residence Director (RD)
  • Headshot of Noelle Martinez
    Noelle Martinez
    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)
  • Silhouette of a person
    Ann Hawes
    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)
  • Headshot of Evan Grove
    Evan Grove
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)
  • headshot of Jonathan Spitzer
    Jonathan Spitzer
    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

Living Learning Communities (LLCs)

Live and learn with people that have similar academic and personal interests as you. Learn more about LLCs.

Biology House

STEM Diversity House

Taylor House

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) House

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