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Dinnaken House

Dinnaken House

A beautiful 5 story, 120 unit building, appealing in both architectural design and function.  The large bay windows, high ceilings and wide hallways create an open and airy environment.  Opened in the fall of 1989, Dinnaken House is unique not just to the University of Minnesota but to colleges and universities across the nation.  Geared toward university undergraduates, one-year leases are available for 3 or 4 people in the 2 bedroom apartments.  Applications are accepted  beginning September 1 for the following academic year.

Building Features

  • 24 Hour Staffed Reception Desk
  • 24 Hour Entry System
  • 24 Hour Maintenance
  • Fully Furnished Apartments
  • Fitness Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Live-In Staff
  • Multipurpose Room with kitchen, lounge, TV, tables and chairs.
  • Water service, Heat, Wireless Internet and Satellite TV included
  • Off-Street Parking available for rent
  • Limited parking for registered guests of Dinnaken House tenants.
  • Off-duty Minneapolis Police coverage on weekends and during major University Events

Apartment Features

  • Two bedroom, fully furnished apartments designed for up to four people.
  • Two bedroom units with a variety of layouts, featuring full size kitchens.
  • Full size kitchens have a dishwasher, microwave, garbage disposal, refrigerator/freezer and stove/oven.
  • Phone and cable TV hook ups in the living room and each bedroom.
  • Individual apartment controlled air conditioning.
  • Furnishings include sofa, chair, coffee table and end table, dining room table and four chairs, a bed, chest of drawers, desk, chair and wardrobe for each person.


Conveniently located at 900 Washington Avenue SE only two short blocks from the U of M East Bank Campus.

I-94 to Exit 235B (U of M).  Left on Fulton.  2 blocks to Ontario Street.  Right on Ontario.  2 blocks to Delaware Street.  Right on Delaware.  Follow Delaware into the Dinnaken House parking lot.  Turn left to find our back entrance.  Our offices are located on the first floor.