• Nickname: Wilkins
  • Hashtag: #Swilkins #SwilkinsSnapshot
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank, Dinkytown
  • Hall Type: Apartment
  • Population: 126, co-ed, first-year residents
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Number of Floors: 4

Wilkins 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.

  • Full Kitchen In Unit
  • 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

  • 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 telephone jack (phone & cord not provided)
  • 1 gigabit Ethernet internet jack per resident (cord not provided)
  • 1 cable TV jack (TV & cord not provided)

Technology in Wilkins


Wired internet & WiFi are included. Learn More


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

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    Headshot of Domingo Coto

    Domingo Coto

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    As the Residence Director in Sanford 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


    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


    Domingo Coto
    Residence Director (RD)
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    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


    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


    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)
  • Jerry Jiang - Wilkins CCC
    Jerry Jiang - Wilkins CCC

    Jerry Jiang

    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)

    Office Hours - Wilkins Lab 400

    Sunday 11AM-12PM

    Monday 8:15-9:15AM

    Tuesday 7-8PM

    Wednesday 7-8PM

    Thursday 7-8PM

    Friday 8:15-9:15AM

    Saturday 11AM-12PM

    Jerry Jiang
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)