• Nickname: Comstock
  • Hashtag: #BeUBeComstock
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 561, co-ed, first-year & returning residents
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Number of Floors: 6

Comstock 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
  • 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.

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

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Comstock Hall Rates

  • 2017-2018 Rates

    • Single:
      $3,317
      $3,129
    • Double:
      $2,793
      $2,635
    • Triple:
      $2,640
      $2,491

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

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)
  • Mattress pad
  • Recycling 3-part containers
  • Sink (individual or shared)
  • 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 Comstock Staff

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    Domingo Coto

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    As the Residence Director in Comstock Hall, I am responsible for providing leadership, management and direction for a comprehensive residential education program to 561 students. I am also responsible for developing and maintaining an inclusive residential learning environment which is conducive to the overall development of students and in support of the academic mission of the University.

    Where I Can Help

    Addressing the unique needs of first-generation college students
    Cultivating community through a positive and respectful lens
    Helping students identify passion areas and connecting them to opportunities throughout campus
    Crisis/emergency response situations
    Willingness to address specialized needs
    Supervision of Business Operations Supervisor (BOS), Communications & Engagement Intern (CEI), and Community Advisors (CA), who are also ready and available to assist with any questions or concerns.

    Educational Background

    Master of Arts in Leadership in Student Affairs, University of St. Thomas
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2015

    Previous Positions Held

    Residence Hall Director, Augsburg College
    Dean of Students Graduate Assistant, University of St. Thomas
    Graduate Assistant for First & Second Year Programming, Hamline University
    Student Program Coordinator, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
    Orientation Leader, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    Points of Pride

    I am proud to be working with professional staff and students who are passionate about diversity, social justice, and inclusion work who can constructively challenge one another for the betterment of each other and the overall student experience. I am also proud to be working at the institution where I spent my undergraduate career, as I not only consider it home but also am excited to offer opportunities and experiences to students who are looking to continue growing and developing, as well as giving voice to students who may not find a place as quickly as others.

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    "Live fast, have fun, and be a bit mischievous." - Louis Tomlinson

    Life Outside The U

    I enjoy spending time with family and friends, whether that be productive conversations over coffee, partaking in game nights, dancing at concerts, or in general enjoying good company. Otherwise, I can be found playing video games, reading a book, or spending time with my chinchilla, Beylor.

    Gender Pronouns

    He/Him/His

    Domingo Coto
    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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    Hannah DuBois

    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)

    Office Hours - Comstock Lab M120

    Tuesday - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Thursday- 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Saturday - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Hannah DuBois
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)
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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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