1212 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • Nickname: Wilkins
  • Hashtag: #Swilkins #SwilkinsSnapshot
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank, Dinkytown
  • Hall Type: Apartment
  • Population: 142, co-ed, returning residents
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Number of Floors: 4

Wilkins 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.

  • Full Kitchen In Unit
  • 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

  • Study Rooms
  • Common Area Lounges
  • Game Room
  • Tech Lab

    Tech Lab with Macs & PCs, Remote Printing & Adobe Creative Suite. Learn More About Labs

  • Vending Machines
  • Bus
  • Outdoor Bicycle Racks
  • Parking

Wilkins Hall Room Types

1-Person Efficiency

This unit consists of one room occupied by one resident with a private bath and kitchenette. The average square footage is 294. There are approximately 15 1-person efficiencies in Wilkins.

2-Person 1-Bedroom Apartment

This unit consists of one bedroom occupied by two residents with a private bath, full-sized kitchen, and common/living room. The average square footage is 575. There are approximately 22 2-person 1-bedroom apartments in Wilkins.

4-Person 2-Bedroom Apartment

This unit consists of two shared bedrooms (two residents in each), a private bath, full-sized kitchen, and common/living room. The average square footage is 756. There are approximately 35 4-person 2-bedroom apartments in Wilkins.

Wilkins Hall Rates

  • 2019-2020 Rates

    • 1-Person Efficiency :
      Fall Term: $5,072 Spring Term: $5,510 $1,110
      Shown monthly, billed once each semester.
      $3,583 per semester
    • 2-Person 1-Bedroom Apartment:
      Fall Term: $3,642 Spring Term: $3,956 $797
      Shown monthly, billed once each semester.
      $2,912 per semester
    • 2-Person 2-Bedroom Apartment:
      Fall Term: $4,625 Spring Term: $5,024 $1,012
      Shown monthly, billed once each semester.
    • 4-Person 2-Bedroom Apartment:
      Fall Term: $3,642 Spring Term: $3,956 $797
      Shown monthly, billed once each semester.
      $2,912 per semester

Wilkins Hall Room Furnishings

All units in Wilkins Hall include the following:

  • Bathroom
  • Carpeted floors
  • Closet
  • Desk & chair
  • Drawer space
  • Extra long twin bed (36 inches x 80 inches)
  • Furnished living room
  • Kitchen/kitchenette
  • Recycling 3-part containers
  • Self-cleaning electric stove (efficiency apartments equipped with surface cooktops only)
  • 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 Wilkins Hall

Technology in Wilkins

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

Connect with Wilkins Staff

  • Alexis Austin, Sanford and Wilkins RD
    Alexis Austin, Sanford and Wilkins RD

    Alexis Austin

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    As the Residence Director for Wilkins Hall, 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 for all students who are living with us.

    Where I Can Help

    • Cultivating community for all residents living on campus
    • Answering general questions about Wilkins Hall
    • Engaging students when they have conflict with peers, including roommate conflicts
    • Providing opportunities for student growth around Diversity and Social Justice
    • Response to crisis/emergency situations
    • Checking in with students regarding their health and well-being
    • Meeting with students who are going through the conduct process
    • Ensuring that students are supported while at the U

    Education

    • Master of Science in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University
    • Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Western Washington University

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2019

    Previous Positions Held

    • Residence Director, University of Minnesota Duluth
    • Assistant Complex Director, Western Illinois University

    Gender Pronouns

    She/Her/Hers

    Points of Pride

    Every day I get to work with students who are figuring out how to be their best selves by celebrating their accomplishments and supporting them during their challenges.

    My Favorite Quote

    "You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously." - Sophia Bush

    Life Outside the U

    During my free time, I enjoy getting out and exploring all the sites and restaurants around the Twin Cities! I also love a chance for a board game night with friends.

    Alexis Austin
    Residence Director (RD)
  • Headshot of Marissa Hanson
    Headshot of Marissa Hanson

    Marissa Hanson

    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)

    My Responsibilities

    I manage student engagement participation and vision within Sanford & Wilkins Halls, as well as work with the building management team to help oversee the supervision of student staff and maintain community behavioral standards.

    Where I Can Help

    • Student Engagement and Participation
    • Diversity and Social Justice Dialogue
    • Campus Resources
    • Community Behavioral Standards

    Education History

    University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Bachelor's Degree

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2013

    Previous Positions Held

    Freshman Admissions Counselor, University of Minnesota Office of Admissions

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    Never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.

    Gender Pronouns

    She/Her/Hers

    Marissa Hanson
    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)
  • Diane Branson

    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​

    Diane Branson
    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)
  • Hugh Mulloy

    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

    Need a repair in your room or building?

    Submit A Fix It Request

    Hugh Mulloy
    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)
  • Darrel Holida

    General Mechanic

    More Information Coming Soon!

    Darrel Holida
    General Mechanic
  • Kenny Pierce

    Senior Building and Grounds (Sr. B & G)

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    Kenny Pierce
    Senior Building and Grounds (Sr. B & G)
  • Doug Larson

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Doug Larson
    Building and Grounds (B & G)
  • Hanna Guche

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Hanna Guche
    Building and Grounds (B & G)
  • Kathleen Kelly

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Kathleen Kelly
    Building and Grounds (B & G)
  • Todd Zack

    Building and Grounds (B & G)

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    Todd Zack
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