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Urness Hall

Urness Hall

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Urness Hall is a nine-story hall overlooking the city of Minneapolis, housing 310 first-year residents. Each floor of Urness Hall has 18 rooms, a common lounge, and a community bathroom.

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Residence Life also provides housing accommodations to students who are working with the CLASS office. If you wish to contact someone from their office, you may view the CLASS Office’s page here.

Floor themes

Urness Hall Floor Layout

1st Floor: Gender Inclusive Floor

2nd Floor: STEM Leaders, Male Identified

3rd Floor: STEM Leaders, Female Identified

4th Floor: General Theme, Male Identified

5th Floor: General Theme, Co-ed (both male and female identified students)

6th Floor: Emerging Leaders Changing The World, Male Identified

7th Floor: Emerging Leaders Changing The World, Female Identified

8th Floor: General Theme, Female Identified

9th Floor: General Theme, Female Identified

Amenities include

  • Dorm style housing (carpeted, heated, accessible)
  • Dresser, bed, closet, desk, and desk chair per person – scroll down for dimensions!
  • Wi-Fi and ethernet connections
  • Computer lab access (24 hours per day)
  • Cable television provided
  • Free laundry on ground floor with smartphone monitoring and tracking system
  • Furnished lounge on each floor
  • Vending machines in main lobby
  • Connected by skyway to Christensen Center (Dining Commons, Einstein’s, student lounge, tunnel system, student affairs offices)

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Urness Hall
800 22nd Avenue South

INTERIM Residence Hall Director

Elizabeth Charnell


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Room Dimensions


One room shared by 2 residents. The community bathroom is shared by all residents on the floor (with the exception of the coeducational floor). The contact length is fall/spring. All rooms in Urness Hall are set as doubles.

Room Measurements


  • Bed Frames: 36 inches wide x 42 inches high
  • Mattresses: 77 inches long x 35 inches wide


  • Height: 87 inches
  • Width:35 inches
  • Distance between closet bar and floor: 58 inches
  • Distance between 1st shelf and floor: 62 inches
  • Measurements of shelves in closet: 48 inches long x 35 inches wide
  • Distance between shelves: 13 inches
  • Measurements of mirror inside closet: 8 inches x 4 inches
  • Towel rack in closet: 24 inches


  • 45 inches long x 24 inches wide
  • Distance between both desks: 69 inches
  • Left drawer: 15 inches wide x 16 inches long
  • Right drawer: 18 inches wide x 16 inches long


  • 30 inches long x 24 inches wide

Room Size

  • 87 inches long x 156 inches wide
  • Including study nook: 87 inches long x 201 inches wide


  • Distance from desk and 1st shelf: 18 inches
  • Distance between two shelves above desk: 14 inches
  • Shelves: 45 inches wide and 8 inches long


  • 48 inches wide x 73 inches tall