• Nickname: Comstock
  • Hashtag: #BeUBeComstock
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 553, co-ed, first-year residents
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Number of Floors: 6

Comstock Hall Amenities

  • Fully Furnished

    See Specific Room Furnishings Below

  • HBO GO
  • 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.

  • 24/7 Information Desk
  • UMN-TV Coax
  • UMN-TV Online

    Streaming TV with 70+ channels, HBO GO, and 140,000+ on-demand shows and movies: housing.umn.edu/resnet/tv

  • 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
  • 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

Comstock Hall Room Types

Single

One room is occupied by one resident. The average square footage is 128. Two single rooms are separated by a quarter-bath containing a sink, which is shared by two residents. A large bathroom is shared by approximately 7 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 199 singles in Comstock.

Double

One room is occupied by two residents (unless used for expanded housing). The average square footage is 195. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 10 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 166 doubles in Comstock.

Triple

One room is occupied by three residents. The average square footage is 235. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 7 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately eight triples in Comstock.

Comstock Hall Rates

  • 2020-21 Rates

    • Single Room:
      Full Semester: $3,727
      Sep 5-Dec 23, 2020 or Jan 16-May 12, 2021
      Shortened Semester: $2,778
      Sep 5-Nov 25, 2020
    • Double Room:
      Full Semester: $3,139
      Sep 5-Dec 23, 2020 or Jan 16-May 12, 2021
      Shortened Semester: $2,340
      Sep 5-Nov 25, 2020

Comstock Hall Room Furnishings

All rooms in Comstock Hall include the following:

  • Carpeted floors
  • Closet
  • Desk & chair
  • Drawer space
  • Extra long twin bed (36 inches x 80 inches)
  • Recycling 3-part containers
  • Sink (individual or shared)
  • Window coverings
  • 1 gigabit Ethernet internet jack per resident (cord not provided)
  • 1 cable TV jack (TV & cord not provided)
  • Telephone service is NOT included in Comstock Hall

Connect with Comstock Staff

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    Grant Henry

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    As a Residence Director, my responsibility is to supervise and collaborate with student staff and professional staff members in their efforts to create a safe, educational, and inclusive community within the residence hall.

    Where I Can Help

    • General building questions
    • Adjusting to the first-year of college
    • Student engagement and involvement opportunities
    • Managing conflicts and roommate concerns
    • Crisis management
    • Integration of Diversity & Social Justice
    • Health and wellbeing check-ins
    • Student conduct and/or policy questions

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2017

    Education Background

    M.A. Higher Education and College Student Development, Taylor University

    B.A. Elementary Education, Purdue University

    Previous Positions Held

    • Resident Director - University of Northwestern
    • Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Programs - Taylor University

    Life Outside the U

    • Travel
    • Attending local concerts
    • Cycling (fixed gear/single speed/mountain bike)
    • Exploring the Twin Cities

    Gender Pronouns

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    Grant Henry
    Residence Director (RD)
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    Michael Sanders

    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

    Educational Background

    B.A. Sociology - University of Minnesota 2010
    A.A.S Business Administration - Minnesota School of Business 2006

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2013

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so" - Mark Twain

    Personal Gender Pronouns

    He/Him/His

    Michael Sanders
    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)
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    Mike Allen

    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

    Need a repair in your room or building?

    Submit A Fix It Request

    Mike Allen
    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)
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    Anthony Nelson

    General Mechanic

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    Anthony Nelson
    General Mechanic
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    Eddy Dinka

    Senior Building and Grounds (Sr. B & G)

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    Eddy Dinka
    Senior Building and Grounds (Sr. B & G)
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    Sara Parcells

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Sara Parcells
    Building and Grounds (B & G)
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    Ron Ruhnke

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Building and Grounds (B & G)
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    Mulugeta Abebe

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Building and Grounds (B & G)
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    Rigo Hernandez Martinez

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Building and Grounds (B & G)
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    Steven Means

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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Technology in Comstock

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

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