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Dinnaken Properties

    Our Mission

    Dinnaken Properties is committed to providing quality, affordable housing to serve students in the pursuit of their academic advancement. As a non-profit subsidiary of the University of Minnesota Foundation, we are focused on supporting and enhancing the student's overall academic and campus experience.


    Dinnaken Properties prides themselves on having the perfect balance between comfort and security – all at an affordable price.

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    Resident Portal

    Comfort and convenience go hand-in-hand. Our Resident Portal allows online payments, maintenance requests, and more.

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    Dinnaken Properties has a lot to offer.  Our on-site management staff is responsive and focused on providing answers to your questions and a comfortable place to call home. 

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    Finals Coffee and Doughnuts

    Friday, 12/16/16, Dinnaken will have Doughnuts and Coffee for the first day of Finals in the Lobby of the Dinnaken Building for All Dinnaken Properties Tenants, and in the Lobby of the Tairrie House for all Tairrie House Residents!! 

    Nothing says let's rock those finals like free sugar and caffeine! 

    If you need any assistance, our Dinnaken Front Desk is open 24hrs a day at 612-623-3634 or


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    A Property of the University of Minnesota Foundation

    The University of Minnesota Foundation advances the University's mission of teaching, research, and outreach to the community by raising and managing private dollars for scholarships, world-class faculty, leading-edge research, new facilities, and academic programs on all five campuses of the University of Minnesota.  University of Minnesota Foundation Real Estate Advisors is a subsidiary managing the Foundation's real estate interests, including Dinnaken Properties, with an eye towards improving the long term safety, viability and vibrancy of the campus and its surrounding community.