Housing & Residential Life is pleased to offer safe, family-oriented housing to faculty and staff who are new to the University of Minnesota. Pillsbury Court is also conveniently located within walking distance of the Dinkytown neighborhood and Minneapolis East Bank campus.
This housing option is ideal for faculty/staff hoping to take their time when looking for a permanent residence.
University Grove consists of 103 single-family homes owned by University faculty and staff on University-owned property. Homeownership is open to all University faculty and staff eligible for the faculty retirement plan or a federal retirement plan, current civil service and union-represented University staff whose employment is at least 75% time (excluding probationary and temporary employees), and retired employees eligible for continued coverage under the retiree provisions of the University’s health and dental benefits program.
This active University community is designed for independent living for people who have worked at the University at some time during their careers. It is a 93-unit condominium facility with a seven-member Board of Directors. The Palladian-style building with well-planned apartments is on 6.5 acres of land leased from the University of Minnesota. It is surrounded by protected natural areas including woods, wildflower gardens, Grove Park, the Bell Museum, the University Golf Course, and U of M agricultural fields.