Overnight Accommodations

June/July Programs

A space in Comstock Hall is reserved for you between your Day 1 and Day 2 of your Orientation program (required stay).

If you need to stay an extra night before or after your Orientation 
date, space will be available in Yudof Hall.  The cost is $27 per night, including tax, payment and registration take place online. Check in anytime after 3 p.m.

Please note: IF you stay in Yudof the night prior to your Orientation date, you will need to check out of Yudof before you check-in for Orientation. You can bring your luggage to the Orientation Day 1 luggage table just outside Yudof. We will then move your luggage to Comstock Hall, where you will retrieve it when checking into Comstock for your overnight stay.

To make an additional night room reservation click here.

August Programs

August 23-24 or 24-25

On-campus lodging is NOT provided as part of the Orientation programs in August. However, limited on campus housing (Comstock) is available on campus at the cost of $27 including tax per night. You can register online here to pay with credit card.

August 28-29

Students who attend Orientation on this date AND who have a Fall 2017 on campus housing contract have the opportunity to move-in early on Sunday, August 27 but you must make prior arrangements with Housing & Residential Life. You will be able to complete the Early Move-in Request. Students are required to pay $24 per night for Sunday and Monday night which will be billed to your student account.

Otherwise there will be no overnight accommodations available for this Orientation program.


The following hotels are recommended by Orientation & First-Year Programs for your overnight stay. Follow the links below and use the proper code provided when making your reservation. 

Hotels are listed in order of distance from Coffman Memorial Union.

Courtyard Marriott logo

Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
(West Bank)

1500 Washington Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Use the University of Minnesota Friends and Family Code “Z8U” when calling or booking online.

DoubleTree by Hilton logo

DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis - University Area
1-844-327-3827 or 612-504-3000
Get the University of Minnesota discount by calling and referencing "U of M Orientation" or use code FYP when booking online.