• Nickname: Comstock
  • Hashtag: #BeUBeComstock
  • Campus: Minneapolis East Bank
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 561, co-ed, first-year residents
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Number of Floors: 6

Comstock Hall Amenities

  • Fully Furnished

    See Specific Room Furnishings Below

  • Utilities Included

    Unlimited Electricity, Heat, Water, Internet. It's all included.

  • Laundry Included

    Every building features a laundry facility. Unlimited laundry is included at no extra cost.

  • 24/7 Information Desk
  • UMN-TV Cable with HBO
  • UMN-TV Internet Streaming
  • WiFi

    WiFi is included in rooms, common areas, throughout the building, and throughout campus.

  • Gigabit Ethernet Internet
  • Accessible

    If you have specific needs, we're here to help. Learn more about disability resources.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Security

    Access-Controlled Entry, Security Cameras, 24/7 Staffing

  • Dining Hall In Building
  • Study Rooms
  • Common Area Lounges
  • Game Room
  • Meditation Room
  • Music Practice Rooms
  • Tech Lab

    Tech Lab with Macs & PCs, Remote Printing & Adobe Creative Suite. Learn More About Labs

  • Building Kitchen
  • Vending Machines
  • Ice Machine
  • Bus
  • Outdoor Bicycle Racks
  • Parking

Comstock Hall Room Types


One room is occupied by one resident. The average square footage is 128. Two single rooms are separated by a quarter-bath containing a sink, which is shared by two residents. A large bathroom is shared by approximately 7 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 199 singles in Comstock.


One room is occupied by two residents (unless used for expanded housing). The average square footage is 195. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 10 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 166 doubles in Comstock.


One room is occupied by three residents. The average square footage is 235. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 7 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately eight triples in Comstock.

Want to know more about Comstock Hall layouts? Check out our floorplans (log in required).

See Floorplans


Comstock Hall Rates

  • 2017-2018 Rates

    • Single:
    • Double:
    • Triple:

Comstock Hall Room Furnishings

All rooms in Comstock Hall include the following:

  • Carpeted floors
  • Closet
  • Desk & chair
  • Drawer space
  • Extra long twin bed (36 inches x 80 inches)
  • Mattress pad
  • Recycling 3-part containers
  • Sink (individual or shared)
  • Window coverings
  • 1 telephone jack (phone & cord not provided)
  • 1 gigabit Ethernet internet jack per resident (cord not provided)
  • 1 cable TV jack (TV & cord not provided)

Connect with Comstock Staff

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    Sean Smallwood

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    I am responsible for providing leadership, management and direction for the building's residential education program. This means supporting student success through creating an inclusive learning environment in Comstock Hall.

    Where I Can Help

    Provide access to campus resources
    Mediate conflict
    Support mental/emotional well-being
    Engaging student leaders
    Facilitate campus connections

    Education History

    University of Vermont, Master of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration
    University of North Texas, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota


    Previous Positions Held

    Assistant Residence Director - University of Vermont
    Assessment Intern for the Dean of Students Office - University of Vermont
    Fraternity & Sorority Life Advisor - University of Vermont
    Campus Programs Intern - University of Vermont

    Points of Pride

    I love having the opportunity to connect students to resources or programs that allow them to be the best versions of themselves. 

    Gender Pronouns


    Sean Smallwood
    Residence Director (RD)
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    Michael Sanders

    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)

    My Responsibilities

    • Manage and oversee the operations of the business office and information desk.
    • Assists the Residence Director and Assistant Residence Director.
    • Supervise Office Assistants and Tour Guides.
    • Answer questions related to application-contract, billings, and meal plans.
    • Advise and assist residents and guests.
    • Coordinate and implement summer conference logistics.

    Where I Can Help

    Questions regarding:
    • Room & Board Contract
    • Contract Release
    • Room change or room switch
    • Hall transfer
    • Room Re-application
    • Winter Break – Early Arrival – Late Stay
    • Temporary or Lost Keys
    • Building Access
    • Mail or package delivery
    • Hall Tours
    • Summer School
    • Summer Conferences Groups

    Educational Background

    B.A. Sociology - University of Minnesota 2010
    A.A.S Business Administration - Minnesota School of Business 2006

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota


    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so" - Mark Twain

    Personal Gender Pronouns


    Michael Sanders
    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)
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    Hannah DuBois

    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)

    Office Hours - Comstock Lab M120

    Tuesday - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Thursday- 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Saturday - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Hannah DuBois
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)
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    Mike Allen

    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

    Need a repair in your room or building?

    Submit A Fix It Request

    Mike Allen
    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

Living Learning Communities (LLCs)

Live and learn with people who have similar academic and personal interests as you. Learn more about LLCs.

American Indian Cultural House

American Sign Language House

Lavender House

Tsev Hmoob

View Other LLCs


Technology in Comstock


Wired internet & WiFi are included. Learn More


UMN-TV cable service with HBO Go, Cloud DVR, and online streaming is included. Learn More

Learn more about technology on campus with ResNet