common questions about Stadium Village Flats

What is Stadium Village Flats?

It’s a high-quality Minneapolis community designed especially with University of Minnesota students in mind. Stadium Village Flats features a variety of spacious, furnished apartments plus a full set of community features such as a 24-hour fitness center, skylounge and street-level retail, all just a block from campus.

Is Stadium Village Flats part of the University of Minnesota?

Stadium Village Flats is a privately owned and professionally managed community. Click here for more information about the management and ownership.

Can I live with friends, or can you match me with roommates?

You can select your roommate(s), or you can apply on your own and we can match you with other students. Applicants answer a short list of lifestyle questions to help in the matching process.

What are per-person contracts?

Instead of requiring all roommates to sign a joint lease, each person at Stadium Village Flats has his or her own individual contract, with one person per bedroom. This means you are only responsible for paying for yourself — not your roommates. Even if a roommate moves out or other bedrooms in your apartment are empty, you only pay the rate for your bedroom.

What is included in the rate?

    Each resident at Stadium Village Flats pays a flat rate that includes:

  • Furnishings
  • In-unit laundry
  • High-speed Internet
  • Cable TV
  • Water/sewer, trash removal
  • 24-hour on-site management
  • Community features – fitness center, skylounge, yoga studio, etc.

What size are the apartments?

The spacious accommodations at Stadium Village Flats range from 1 to 4 bedroom floorplans. All apartments have a private bathroom for each bedroom, except the 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom option.

Are the apartments furnished?

Yes, all apartments at Stadium Village Flats have a furniture package that includes a twin-size bed, dresser, desk and chair in each bedroom, and a sofa, coffee table and entertainment stand in each living room. Plus, all residences include a full appliance package in the kitchen. To see a sample of the furniture and other finishes, please visit our model residences.

When do the contracts start and end?

The standard term is August 25, 2018 to August 9, 2019, with payments made in 12 equal installments. Other alternate dates may be available; please inquire with our staff.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes. Residents can pay online 24 hours per day, by credit card or ACH electronic checking. Stadium Village Flats also offers automatic payment by either credit card or checking account — just fill out one page, one time and payments will be made automatically. There is a convenience fee for one-time online payments, but automatic recurring payments are free.

Will my financial aid cover charges at Stadium Village Flats?

Your living costs at Stadium Village Flats can be covered by financial aid, just like on-campus housing. Any available financial aid funds, after university charges are satisfied, are released to the student for non-institutional expenses, such as off-campus housing. These funds can be used to pay charges at Stadium Village Flats. Normal payment deadlines will continue to apply.

Is Stadium Village Flats open to non-students?

Nearly all the residents at Stadium Village Flats are students at the University of Minnesota. The per-person contracts are also designed with students in mind. Nonetheless, Stadium Village Flats is an Equal Opportunity housing provider and welcomes applications from non-students. Family members are welcome as well, subject to occupancy limits. Because of the need to match student roommates, non-students must apply together with enough roommates to fill the desired residence.

What kind of safety and security are provided?

Stadium Village Flats has fire sprinklers, plus electronic locks and individually locking bedroom doors. Community courtesy patrols are provided at select times. Management staff are also on-site 24×7 and can be reached by a 24-hour phone number.

What are the policies on pets, smoking and guests?

Stadium Village Flats is a no-pets community. The community is smoke-free in all indoor areas. Guests are welcome at all times, subject to the consent of roommates and security considerations. Overnight guests are welcome, with limits on the number of days and guests.

Can I park my vehicle at Stadium Village Flats?

Stadium Village Flats offers heated underground parking for an additional charge. Secure bike parking is also available free for residents.

What other transportation options will I have?

Stadium Village Flats is two blocks from two stops on the Metro Transit “green” light rail. The U of M Campus Circulator bus route also stops less than two blocks away, running from 7am weekdays and from 9:30am weekends, continuing until midnight Sunday through Wednesday nights and until 2am Thursday through Saturday nights.

Can I see a model apartment?

Yes. Please request an appointment for a personal tour, or just stop by to see us and we’ll be happy to show you the community.