• Nickname: Pio
  • Hashtag: #PioPride #PioPics
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank, Superblock
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 756, co-ed, first-year & returning residents
  • Year Built: South Side: 1930; North Side: 1934; Renovated: 2019
  • Number of Floors: 5

Pioneer 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.

  • 24/7 Information Desk
  • UMN-TV Internet Streaming
  • WiFi

    WiFi is included in rooms, common areas, throughout the building, and throughout campus.

  • Gigabit Ethernet Internet
  • Security

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

  • Dining Hall In Building
  • Study Rooms
  • Common Area Lounges
  • Game 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

Pioneer Hall Room Types


One room is occupied by one resident. The average square footage is 168. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 5 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 22 singles in Pioneer.


One room is occupied by two residents. The average square footage is 200. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 5 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 358 doubles in Pioneer.

Want to know more about Pioneer Hall layouts? Check out our floorplans (login required).




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Pioneer Hall Room Furnishings

All rooms in Pioneer Hall include the following:

  • Closet
  • Desk & chair
  • Drawer space
  • Extra long twin bed (36 inches x 80 inches)
  • Recycling containers
  • Window coverings
  • 1 gigabit Ethernet internet jack per resident (cord not provided)

Technology in Pioneer


Wired internet & WiFi are included. Learn More


UMN-TV online streaming with HBO Go, & Cloud DVR is included. Coax TV is not included. Learn More


Landline telephone service is not included in Pioneer.

Learn more about technology on campus with ResNet

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