• Nickname: Centen
  • Hashtag: #Cen10
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank, Superblock
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 700, co-ed, first-year, transfer, graduate & returning residents
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Number of Floors: 6

Centennial 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

    If you have specific needs, we're here to help. Learn more about disability resources.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Security

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

  • Dining Hall In Building
  • C-Store

    Convenience store in 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
  • Open During Breaks

Room Types

Single

One room is occupied by one resident. The average square footage is 129. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 15 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 530 singles in Centennial.

Double

One room is occupied by two residents. The average square footage is 185. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 15 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 62 doubles in Centennial.

3-Person Suite

One bedroom and one common room are occupied by three residents. The average square footage is 269. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 15 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 13 3-person suites in Centennial.

Want to know more about Centennial Hall layouts? Check out our floorplans (log in required).

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Centennial Hall Rates

  • 2017-2018 Rates

    • Single:
      $3,317
      $3,129
    • Double:
      $2,793
      $2,635
    • 2-Person Suite:
      $3,273
      $3,088
    • 3-Person Suite:
      $2,769
      $2,613

    2017-18 rates pending approval by Board of Regents in June 2017.

Centennial Hall Room Furnishings

All rooms in Centennial 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
  • 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)

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Connect with Centennial Staff

  • Ashleigh Williams Headshot
    Ashleigh Williams Headshot

    Ashleigh Williams

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    I provide and support the structure and environment for all students to be successful, healthy, and engaged while living here in Centennial. I assist with student's identity development and having a role in facilitating a space for them to be their authentic selves.

    Where I Can Help

    • Identity concerns
    • Validating experiences
    • Transition concerns
    • Navigating the campus
    • Finding and utilizing resources
    • Changing unhealthy behaviors
    • General problem-solving

    Education History

    M.S. Miami University, Student Affairs in Higher Education
    M.S. Radford University, Special Education
    B.A. SUNY Potsdam, Secondary Education (History & Social Studies)
    A.A. SUNY Jefferson, Liberal Arts

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2016

    Previous Positions Held

    Hall Director - University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
    Residence Director - Miami University
    Residence Director - Radford University

    Points of Pride

    I'm proud of the opportunities I've been given to present and share knowledge with others while continuing to learn and grow together. 

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye - The Little Prince

    Life Outside The U

    • Petting my two cats, Quinn and Cooper
    • Making a king size quilt with my partner
    • Trying new low carb recipes
    • Exploring my new home of the Twin Cities 

    Gender Pronouns

    They/Them/Their

    Ashleigh Williams
    Residence Director (RD)
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    Headshot of Alex Abraha

    Alex Abraha

    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)

    My Responsibilities

    As the Assistant Residence Director in Centennial Hall, I have the privilege to supervise the amazing Centennial Hall Community Advisor staff, oversee student engagement, and assist in student conduct.  

    Where I Can Help

    • Conflict Resolution/ Dialogue
    • Dialoguing about social justice and identity development
    • Groups advising
    • Providing community resources
    • Student Engagement 

    Education History

    B.A. in Social Justice and a minor in Non-Profit Management, Hamline University 

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2016​

    Points of Pride

    The awesome people I get to work with!

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere"- MLK Jr.​

    Gender Pronouns

    He/Him/His

    Alex Abraha
    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)
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    Andy Hillis

    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)

    My Responsibilities

    • Manage and oversee the operations of the business office and information desk.
    • Assists the Residence Director and Assistant Residence Director.
    • Supervise Office Assistants and Tour Guides.
    • Answer questions related to application-contract, billings, and meal plans.
    • Advise and assist residents and guests.
    • Coordinate and implement summer conference logistics.

    Where I Can Help

    Questions regarding:
    • Room & Board Contract
    • Contract Release
    • Room change or room switch
    • Hall transfer
    • Room Re-application
    • Winter Break – Early Arrival – Late Stay
    • Temporary or Lost Keys
    • Building Access
    • Mail or package delivery
    • Hall Tours
    • Summer School
    • Summer Conferences Groups

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2006

     

    Andy Hillis
    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)
  • Headshot of Jeremy Livingston
    Headshot of Jeremy Livingston

    Jeremy Livingston

    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)

    Office Hours - Centennial Lab C175

    Monday - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Wednesday- 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Friday - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

     

    Jeremy Livingston
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)
  • headshot of Thomas Stolusky
    headshot of Thomas Stolusky

    Thomas Stolusky

    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

    Need a repair in your room or building?

    Submit A Fix It Request

    Thomas Stolusky
    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)