From our convenient location to our lending library and on-site child care center CSCC, is proud to offer the best amenities in the University neighborhood for the price.  As a cooperative we are uniquely positioned to create a community that revolves around the needs and wants of our residents. 

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Convenient Location

CSCC is located 2 miles from both University of Minnesota Campuses.  We are close to major highways and right on Metro Transit Route 3. Being so accessible to campus and the Twin Cities makes CSCC the ideal place to live for U of M students


As part of our effort to make CSCC the most accessible and flexible housing solutions for U of M students, we include all utilities in our rent.  From access to the University Secure Internet to the basic utilities like heat & electricity, you won’t need to worry about budgeting in the following expenses while you are our resident:

  • Heat
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Trash
  • Internet

Fitness Rooms

We have two fitness rooms that are equipped with cardio machines, free weights, weight machines, TRX suspension trainers, and more! 

24-Hour Emergency Maintenance

CSCC has an outstanding, reliable Maintenance Staff that is available to take care of any repairs needed in a timely manner.

Community Activities

We have a dedicated committee that hosts free events for our residents including a yoga class, cooking events, and craft workshops.  Check out the community calendar to see what is already planned in the coming months. 

Loft Rental

Our large, open community room is known as The Loft. This space is available for residents to rent for private use. The Loft features a kitchen and holds ten tables and approximately 50 chairs. 

Common Use Charcoal Grills

Charcoal Grills are available for community use in various areas of the complex.

Outside Recreation

We offer many onsite outdoor recreation areas.

  • 5 Playgrounds
  • Basketball Court (New 2019)
  • Soccer Field
  • Volleyball Court
  • Outdoor Fitness Equipment
  • Picnic Tables


Our policy allows small caged animals and aquariums. Dogs and cats are allowed for a non-refundable fee and monthly charge. Medically documented animals are allowed with approval from the UMN Disability Resource Center.

Flexible Leases

We provide the flexibility of month to month leases. The perfect option for student living.

Game Room

We have a community game room with a ping pong table for your entertainment. *This amenity is currently not available.

On-Site Parking

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