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

Parking can be an expensive or difficult part of living in the University neighborhood.  Our residents enjoy free parking, included in their rent, for up to two vehicles in our on-site parking lots.  Vehicles must be registered and display the CSCC Parking Permit.

On-Site Laundry Facilities

Each building at CSCC has an on-site laundry facility with energy efficient washers and dryers.  We also have clotheslines for resident’s use near each building.

On-Site Child Care Center

The Como Early Learning Center is a highly-rated Child Care Center located right on our property.

Community Organic Garden

CSCC has an award-winning organic community garden for residents who wish to grow their own herbs and vegetables.  This raised bed garden is located by the Community Center and a lottery is held each spring for the 55 plots.  This is a resident favorite!

CSCC Tool Lending Library & Borrow It Program

Our Borrow It Program has a variety of items that residents may check out for their use such as a carpet cleaner and dolly.  This program also includes our Tool Lending Library allowing community members to check-out tools or equipment to be used for home maintenance, bike repair, car repairs, or other DIY activities. *This amenity is currently not available.

Bike Racks

Offering both outer coreway vertical bike racks and outside traditional racks.

Mail & Package Delivery

Resident mailboxes are conveniently located close to your unit in the lower level of each coreway (five or six units in every coreway) with packages being delivered right to your door.

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