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Residence Halls & Apartments

  • Housing first-year students on its upper two levels, Wollaeger Hall features 12 x 18 foot, two-person air conditioned rooms and community style bathrooms. The main level of Wollaeger Hall is home to the Barbara Schoenbeck Early Learning Center and Hand-In-Hand Child Care Center, which serves the local community and offers training and enrichment for Concordia students pursuing careers in early child education. Constructed in 1964, Wollaeger Hall was named after Rev. Herman William Franz Wollaeger, Ph.D., professor of German and librarian at Concordia from 1904 to 1941. At various points, the hall served as a women’s residence and a health center.

  • Housing almost 100 first-year students on four separate wings, Luther Hall features 12 x 18 foot, two-person rooms, community style bathrooms, and air conditioned community lounges. The lower level is attached to the university tunnel that connects to most university facilities including the Library, Dining Hall, Academic Advising, and academic buildings.

  • Housing a mixture of men and women enrolled in our Living Learning Communities, Hyatt Village features 10 x 12 foot, two-person air conditioned suites. Our suite-styled living options consist of two people per room sharing a private bathroom facility with suite mates (2 other people of the same gender in their own room connected by the bathroom). There are five pods, each consisting of 8 rooms and a community lounge with new 4K flat screen televisions, lounge furniture, study tables, microwaves, and toasters.

  • Originally named the Residence Life Center (RLC), Holst Hall opened for fall semester 2008. This four-story, 290 bed apartment style residence hall features a mix of studio, two- and four- bedroom fully furnished apartments and houses sophomore, junior, and senior students. The two- and four- bedroom units feature two bathrooms, a kitchen, living room and individual bedrooms. The studio units include a kitchen, living/sleeping area and a separate bathroom. In May 2011 The Residence life was renamed Holst Hall by the Concordia University Board of Regents in honor of 20-year president Rev. Dr. Robert Holst.

  • One bedroom apartments reserved for students with families, a spouse, enrolled in graduate school, or over the age of 24. Complete with a full kitchen, private bathroom, community laundry room, storage units, parking spots, and heating units, Mary and Martha Halls offer a private, apartment style living option for qualifying students. Each building offers 6 one-bedroom units. Space is limited. Please email ResidenceLife@csp.edu for more information and a separate housing application.

Student Policy Handbook

Undergraduate student policies handbook for the 2020-2021 academic year

Student Policy Handbook

Workout Rooms are Open

  • The Bear Den is a workout facility located in the basement of Hyatt Village. When open, the Bear Den is available for use by residents living in Luther Hall, Mary and Martha, and Hyatt Village from 6:00 to 11:00 AM and 5:00 to 11:00 PM, seven days a week.

    In order to use the facility, you must sign up for a timeslot visiting https://cspbearden.youcanbook.me. Please note that in order to give everyone a chance to use the Bear Den we are only allowing students to sign up for one hour a day. Time slots will be made available five days in advance.

    We will be following a list of guidelines set in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our students healthy:

    • You may not bring any guests to workout with you
    • You may not stay longer than your allotted one hour
    • You must wear a mask at all times while you are in the Bear Den
    • You must thoroughly clean off any equipment you use after you are done with it
    • You must maintain at least one equipment piece distance or 6 feet between you and anyone else in the Bear Den at all times

    If you have any questions about using the Bear Den, please email Nicky Patton at npatton@csp.edu.

  • The Holst Workout Room is a workout facility located on the first floor of Holst Hall. When open, the Holst Workout Room is available for use by residents living in Wollaeger Hall and Holst Hall.

    In order to use the facility, you must sign up for a timeslot using visiting https://holstworkoutroom.youcanbook.me. Please note that in order to give everyone a chance to use the Holst Workout Room we are only allowing students to sign up for one hour a day. Time slots will be made available five days in advance.

    We will be following a list of guidelines set in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our students healthy:

    • You may not bring any guests to workout with you
    • You may not stay longer than your allotted one hour
    • You must wear a mask at all times while you are in the Holst Workout Room
    • You must thoroughly clean off any equipment you use after you are done with it
    • You must maintain at least one equipment piece distance or 6 feet between you and anyone else in the Holst Workout Room at all times

    If you have any questions about using the Holst Workout Room, please email Nicky Patton at npatton@csp.edu.

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Belong to a community, create unforgettable memories, and make life-long friendships. Live On Campus! With 6 unique halls to choose from, there are living arrangements perfect for first-year, transfer, upperclass, graduate, and nontraditional students.  On-campus students are connected via tunnel to your classes, have access to workout facilities, engage with others in study spaces, and have the convenience of eating in our on-campus dining options. With this built in network, on-campus students tend to have higher GPA’s, are surrounded by friends, and have the chance to succeed in new ways.

 

We house more than 500 students on campus with amenities including air conditioning, fully-furnished apartment, increased wifi and bandwidth, Xfinity On-Campus cable package, laundry, consistent maintenance and custodial presence all at no extra cost!

You belong at CSP – Residence Life will help you find your community!

 

92 %

Of first year students say they feel connected to people on their Residence Hall floor

50

Residence Life sponsored events and programs each semester

> 500

students have attended Residence Life events on campus!

2021-2022 Housing and Meal Plan Costs (Residence Halls)

2021-2022 Housing and Meal Plan Options (Residence Halls)

 Wollaeger HallLuther HallHyatt Village
Double Room$2,562/semester $5,124/year$2,562/semester $5,124/year$2,562/semester $5,124/year
Meal Plan$2,388/semester $4,776/year$2,388/semester $4,776/year$2,388/semester $4,776/year
Total$4,950/semester $9,900/year$4,950/semester $9,900/year$4,950/semester $9,900/year
2021-2022 Housing and Meal Plan Costs (Holst Hall)
 Holst Hall 4 BedroomHolst Hall StudioHolst Hall 2 Bedroom
Housing$3,379/semester $6,758/year$4,829/semester $9,658/year$4,829/semester $9,658/year
Holst Hall Meal Plan$1,010/semester $2,020/year$1,010/semester $2,020/year$1,010/semester $2,020/year
Full Meal Plan$2,388/semester $4,776/year$2,388/semester $4,776/year$2,388/semester $4,776/year
Meal Plan Opt Out$300/semester $600/year$300/semester $600/year$300/semester $600/year
2021-2022 Housing Costs - No Meal Plan (Mary and Martha)

2021-2022 Housing Costs (Mary and Martha)

 Mary 1 BedroomMartha 1 Bedroom
Housing Cost$3,500/semester (four month period)
$7,000/academic year
$10,500/calendar year
$3,500/semester (four month period)
$7,000/academic year
$10,500/calendar year
Meal PlanNo meal plan requiredNo meal plan required

     Get Involved In Your Hall!

There are so many ways to get involved throughout campus and it all starts in your residence hall. Students connect in apartments, engage in our green spaces, study in our lounges, and hop into programs happening in and outside the halls. Resident Assistants (RAs) are hosting programs all year on campus! If it’s a weekday or a weekend, there is always something for you to do. Maybe it is a study night, free food, tea and coffee night, mug decorating, build your own blanket, eat around the world, Superbowl watch party, or crafting night. Be bold! Meet new people! Jump in! Check out this page to see our upcoming residence life programs.

What You Need To Know!

  • In the apartments in Holst Hall – The kitchens have a full size refrigerator, stove, and microwave. The common areas have a table and chairs, 3-piece sectional, end table, coffee table and entertainment center. Each bedroom will have a bed, desk, desk chair, dresser and pedestal.

    In Hyatt, Luther and Wollaeger – Each room has a bed, desk, desk chair, and wardrobe for each resident.

  • Mini-fridge: Residents in Luther, Wollaeger and Hyatt may have a personal refrigerator that is 4 cubic feet or less. Holst Hall does not permit personal refrigerators as each apartment is equipped with a full size refrigerator/freezer.

    Microwaves: St. Paul City ordinances prohibit food preparation in residence hall sleeping rooms. Therefore, no microwaves are allowed in the rooms in Hyatt, Luther or Wollaeger. Microwaves and toasters are provided in each of the lounge areas in these halls.

  • Extra-long twin bedding

    Desk lamp (not halogen)

    UL approved power strip

    Clothes hangers, hamper

    Cleaning supplies/toilet paper

    Kitchen items (Holst residents and Hyatt residents if you want to use the community kitchen)

    Shower Curtain (Holst residents)

    Garbage and Recycling Cans

    Mini-refrigerators (Allowed in Luther, Wollaeger, Hyatt)

  • Extension cords

    Personal bed

    Multi-plug adapters

    Halogen lamps

    Space heater

    Candles and incense

    Full size refrigerators (any hall)

    Mini-refrigerators (Not allowed in Holst Hall)

    Pets (other than fish)

    Nails, other materials that cause wall damage

  • Holst Hall: There are 68 four bedroom apartments, 9 two bedroom apartments and 7 studio apartments in Holst Hall. Studio and two-bedroom apartments cost more. Be sure to check the application for price. Space is limited so, apply online and specify your desired living option.

    Residence Halls: A limited number of single rooms are available in Luther, Wollaeger and Hyatt on a space-available basis. For more information, contact Residence Life at residencelife@csp.edu.

    Other accommodations: Students needing accommodations for housing and food services should contact Student Accessibility Services at SAS@csp.edu.

  • Holst and Hyatt: These two halls stay open from move in day in August to move out day in early May! Students living in these buildings can stay, at no extra cost, throughout breaks. Holst and Hyatt residents have access to a kitchen area and therefore, are able to cook for themselves throughout breaks.  We do require students to sign up for break housing.  Emails are sent prior to the break period by Residence Life staff.

    Luther and Wollaeger: These two halls close during Christmas/Winter break in December. These buildings do not have access to a kitchen and therefore, do not stay open. First-year students living in these halls must make arrangements over this break time.

    Note: Dining Hall provides limited service over breaks and is completely closed over Christmas/Winter break.

  • Yes! We have summer spaces in Holst Hall. Students can reach out to residencelife@csp.edu or stop by Meyer Hall 111 for an application. Students looking for summer housing must have a university-related reason for living on campus over summer months (Athletics, on-campus employment, classes). Summer applications will be available beginning in March.

Nicky Patton

Residence Life Area Coordinator

Heidi Goettl

Associate Dean of Students & Residence Life Director

Jason Rahn

Associate Vice President for Student Life Dean of Students Instructor of Organizational Management

Meet some of our 2020-2021 Student Staff

Frequently Asked Questions

  • It’s up to you! Sometimes athletes prefer to live together because they understand the demands of a college athlete and might have a similar schedule. Sometimes athletes prefer to live with non-athletes or non-teammates because it gives them the opportunity to interact with other students.

  • Our staff hand pick all roommates who do not have a roommate request. There is a section on the housing application for you to complete that we use to help match you with a good roommate – we really encourage you to be honest in this section. The office of Admissions also has a Facebook page called “Concordia University, St. Paul Admissions” that you can request to be added to, and an Instagram page at  “cspadmissions” that you can follow. They post frequently and sometimes do features of incoming students – send them a picture and a bio to get your name out there and meet some other incoming students!

  • This depends. We would discuss the number of credits you’ve completed and your age. Based on those items, we will determine if our first year halls might be best for you, or if we think you would fit well in our apartment style housing.

  • Only fish are allowed in the halls as pets unless it is a service animal or ESA that is registered and approved through Student Accessibility Services.

  • Contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS) at sas@csp.edu. We do have deadlines – May 1 for the fall semester, December 1 for the spring semester, and April 1 for summer. Accommodation requests after this time will be viewed on a case by case basis.

  • Definitely consider it if you are a first-year student. We have lots of details discussed above on this web page. Being a part of a living learning community (LLC) allows you to live with people with similar interests as you, and you’ll have the chance to take a class with those in your LLC for both the fall and spring semester. If you’re interested in making most of your friends through your academic major, this might be a good choice for you. If you’d like to make lots of connections outside of your major this might not be the best option for you.

  • All residents in Hyatt, Luther and Wollaeger residents are required to be on the full meal plan. Holst residents can chose to opt out, be on the Holst meal plan or upgrade to the full meal plan. Mary and Martha residents are not required to be on a meal plan. If you feel that you need to opt out of a meal plan because of an accommodation, you should reach out to Student Accessibility Services (SAS) sas@csp.edu to talk about your options.

  • Flex Points (which is what we call our meal plan dollars) expire at the end of each semester.  You will have the opportunity to purchase items in bulk through the dining hall towards the end of each semester to use up your extra points. You also have the opportunity to donate unused points to Comet’s Cupboard food shelf.

  • Each resident is assigned a mailbox at move in. To get mail, send it to:

    First Name Last Name (please do not use nicknames and make sure to put down your full name)

    1282 Concordia Ave

    St. Paul, MN 55104

    Our mail room will sort the mail and deliver it Monday through Friday to your mailbox. Packages can be picked up at the mail room between 8 AM and 4:30 PM on Monday through Friday.  

    Mary and Martha residents have their mail delivered via USPS to the mailboxes in their respective buildings.

  • You can use your halls physical address. Please note that these addresses should not be used for mail.

    Holst Hall – 1241 Carroll Ave W, St. Paul MN, 55014

    Hyatt Village – 1305 Marshall Ave W, St. Paul MN, 55014

    Luther Hall – 269 Syndicate St N, St. Paul MN, 55014

    Wollaeger Hall – 1250 Concordia Ave, St. Paul MN, 55014

    Mary Hall – 1332 Marshall Ave W, St. Paul MN, 55014

    Martha Hall – 1336 Marshall Ave W, St. Paul MN, 55014

  • Guests of the opposite gender may be invited into residence hall rooms only within established visitation hours for that hall. Visitation hours for Luther hall, Wollaeger Hall, and Hyatt Village are 10 a.m. to 12 midnight Sunday-Thursday and 10a.m. – 1a.m. Friday-Saturday. Holst hall and Mary and Martha Halls do not have set visitation hours; however, guests of the opposite gender are not allowed to spend the night.  For the 20-21 Academic Year – no guests are allowed in the residence halls. Only residents who live in the residence hall are allowed in that residence hall. 

  • RAs are your first point of contact for any questions you have about CSP. They are also great for connecting you with other staff members, student organizations, or offices to help you get connected. They’re a great person to go to if you are having any problems or just need someone to talk to. They also help build a community on your floor or in your pod through programming – they create fun and helpful bulletin boards, and put on events for your floor and your whole hall, such as pizza nights, spa programs, and sports watch parties.

  • We strive to make our residence halls communities where everyone is welcomed and respected. Because of this, you’ll often become very close with your roommates and floormates. There are lounges where you can do homework together, play games, or watch something on the TV. We also have in hall workout facilities that you can access (more information listed above on this webpage). Finally, our residence life staff put on programs on a regular basis, ranging from outdoor cookouts, to Bob Ross painting sessions, to de-stressing kits. If you have ideas for a program or event that you think would be good in your hall, definitely reach out to your RA to share it.

  • We have many student organizations and offices that put on events almost every single day. The Concordia Activities Board (CAB) also has fun programs happening on a weekly basis. To stay up to date on what is happening during the upcoming week, check out Comet’s Connection.

  • CSP will continue to follow recommendations and guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and local, state, and federal government officials. Please see our COVID-19 page for more information on our policies and procedures.

  • Residence Life will not share information with parents, friends, or family members unless it is an emergency and information needs to be shared for the safety and security of the resident. 

  • The first round of housing assignments are emailed in June to those who have submitted both the housing application and the necessary deposits. After this time, we may not be able to fulfill all preferences listed on the application. Students who need accommodations must have all information submitted to Student Accessibility Services by June 1. After June 1, we cannot guarantee that accommodations can be accommodated.

                     Please email ResidenceLife@csp.edu

                 for any questions, comments, or inquiries!