• Nickname: The Brook
  • Hashtag: #ThisIsMBH
  • Campus: Minneapolis West Bank
  • Hall Type: Residence Hall
  • Population: 900, co-ed, first-year residents
  • Year Built: Tower: 1969; East Wing: 2001
  • Number of Floors: East Wing: 4; Tower: 12

Middlebrook 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
  • C-Store

    Convenience store 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
  • Open During Breaks

Middlebrook Hall Room Types

Single

One room is occupied by one resident with a semi-private bathroom. The average square footage is 118. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 30 singles in Middlebrook.

Double

One room is occupied by two residents with a semi-private bathroom. The average square footage is 179. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 333 doubles in Middlebrook.

2-Person Suite

Two rooms are occupied by two residents with a 3/4 bath (Tower suites include a full bath). The average square footage is 216. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 88 2-person suites in Middlebrook.

3-Person Suite

One room is occupied by three residents with a 3/4 bath. The average square footage is 256. The contract length is fall/spring. There are approximately 11 3-person suites in Middlebrook.

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

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Middlebrook Hall Rates

  • 2017-2018 Rates

    • Single:
      $3,427
    • Double:
      $2,903
    • 2-Person Suite:
      $3,124
    • 2-Person Suite with Bath:
      $3,053
    • 3-Person Suite:
      $2,985

Middlebrook Hall Room Furnishings

All rooms in Middlebrook 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
  • Semi-private baths
  • 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 Middlebrook Staff

  • Photo of Jie Zhao
    Photo of Jie Zhao

    Jie Zhao

    Residence Director (RD)

    My Responsibilities

    I oversee general day to day operations and student development in Middlebrook Hall. I supervise the Assistant Hall Director and 26 Community Advisors. With the support from the rest of our team, we strive to create an active and safe community for our residents.

    Where I Can Help

    • Student engagement and involvement opportunities
    • Social justice and identity conversations/concerns
    • Academic resources referral
    • Interpersonal conflict
    • Residence hall safety and security
    • Crisis management
    • Mental health resources

    Education History

    M.A. in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University
    B.S. in General Management from Appalachian State University

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2017

    Previous Positions Held

    Graduate Hall Director - Bowling Green State University

    Points of Pride

    Be able to work with students and see them develop into strong, independent scholars and people.

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates

    Life Outside The U

    Travel, food, movies, and books.

    Gender Pronouns

    He/Him/His

    Jie Zhao
    Residence Director (RD)
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    Lexi Tarter Headshot

    Lexi Tarter

    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)

    My Responsibilities

    I manage student engagement participation and vision within Middlebrook as well as work with the building management team to help oversee supervision of student staff and maintain community behavioral standards.

    Where I Can Help

    • Student Engagement and Participation
    • Diversity and Social Justice Dialogue
    • Campus Resources
    • Community Behavioral Standards

    Education History

    Bachelor's of Science, Neuroscience, University of St. Thomas
    Bachelor's of Arts, French, University of St. Thomas

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2016

    Previous Positions Held

    English Teaching Assistant-Olonne, Sur-Mer, France
    Resident Adviser, University of St. Thomas
    Operations Manager, University of St. Thomas

    Points of Pride

    After graduation, I packed up my stuff and moved to France to teach English as a foreign language for the school year!

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    Life is your greatest adventure.

    Life Outside The U

    • Traveling
    • Knitting
    • Anything sci-fi & fantasy related
    • Spending time with friends and family

    Gender Pronouns

    She/Her/Hers

    Lexi Tarter
    Assistant Residence Director (ARD)
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    Dre Jefferson Headshot

    Dre Jefferson

    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)

    My Responsibilities

    My role is to facilitate the successful operation of Middlebrook Hall. It is our focus here in Middlebrook to ensure that every resident has a healthy and safe environment to make them feel at home while they indulge in the many wonderful aspects of the University of Minnesota.

    Where I Can Help

    • My staff and I can address any issue that arises in the residence hall
    • Our team will work diligently to answer all questions and provide a fun and safe residential life experience

    Education History

    University of Wisconsin-Stout: Business Administration

    Arrival to the University of Minnesota

    2016

    Previous Positions Held

    Mid-Large Enterprise Relationship Manager - CenturyLink Business
    Business Banking Specialist - Wells Fargo Bank

    Points of Pride

    It fills me with pride to be able to positively impact the lives of young people that will make a positive impact on our world. 

    My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

    "Success is not owned; it is leased and rent it due every day"

    Life Outside The U

    In my free time, I love to be active and workout. I play basketball and football for recreation, while also coaching basketball and football at Hopkins High School. As a former student-athlete, I am aware of the wonderful lessons learn, along with lifelong relationship built in high school and college athletics. 

    Gender Pronouns

    He/Him/His

    Dre Jefferson
    Business Operations Supervisor (BOS)
  • Headshot of Dylan Rickard
    Headshot of Dylan Rickard

    Dylan Rickard

    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)

    Office Hours - Middlebrook Tech Lounge 96

    Monday - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Friday - 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Sunday - 10:30 PM - 12:00 AM

    Dylan Rickard
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)
  • Headshot of Jackson Kruger
    Headshot of Jackson Kruger

    Jackson Kruger

    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)

    Office Hours - Middlebrook Lab 193

    Tuesday - 9:15 PM - 10:15 PM

    Wednesday - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Thursday- 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Friday - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sunday - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Jackson Kruger
    Computer Center Coordinator (CCC)
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    headshot of demie joseph

    Demie Joseph

    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

    Need a repair in your room or building?

    Submit A Fix It Request

    Demie Joseph
    Facilities Operations Supervisor (FOS)

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Technology in Middlebrook

Internet

Wired internet & WiFi are included. Learn More

Television

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

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