• Nickname: Centen
  • Hashtag: #Cen10
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank, Superblock
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 700, co-ed, first-year 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).

See Floorplans

 

Centennial Hall Rates

  • 2017-2018 Rates

    • Single:
      $3,317
    • Double:
      $2,793
    • 2-Person Suite:
      $3,273
    • 3-Person Suite:
      $2,769

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)

Technology in Centennial

Internet

Wired internet & WiFi are included. Learn More

Television

UMN-TV cable service with HBO Go, Cloud DVR, and online streaming is included. Learn More

Learn more about technology on campus with ResNet

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Connect with Centennial Staff

  • Photo of Lisa Thao
    Photo of Lisa Thao

    Lisa Thao

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    As a Residence Director, I support both my professional staff and student staff members in Housing & Residential Life. I help to implement a comprehensive residential curriculum for residents that focuses on the whole student where residents are supported academically and socially. I am here to create safe, fun, inclusive spaces so students feel at home and that they belong. 

    Where I Can Help

    • Helping residents with housing questions or concerns
    • Mediating conflicts or roommate concerns
    • Assisting in crisis situations on campus
    • Connecting students to campus resources or individuals
    • Supporting first-year and first-generation students
    • Being an ally to marginalized groups on campus
    • Building and maintaining healthy relationships

    Education History

    Master of Arts in Human Development with an emphasis in Higher Education
    Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Journalism, Minor in Education

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2017

    Previous Positions Held

    Hall Director, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
    Summer Hall Director, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
    Living Learning Coordinator, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

    Points of Pride

    Being able to connect with students to form an authentic relationship as well as connect students to resources or individuals where they feel supported.

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    Everything happens for a reason.

    Life Outside The U

    I enjoy baking, cooking, crafting, paddle boarding, biking, attending concerts, pizza & Chipotle.

    Gender Pronouns

    She/Her/Hers

    Lisa Thao
    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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    Head Shot of Andy Hillis

    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)
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    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)
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    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)