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Newly expanded academic eligibility to live at CTC! Call our office at 651-646-7526 to learn more.

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In partnership with the University of Minnesota, at least one resident per household must be actively enrolled at the University under specific academic titles to meet eligibility requirements. Applicants are also prioritized based on academic and familial status; yet, residents are invited to live at the co-op with or without a family.

Eligible Statuses

Our co-op houses graduate students, upper-level undergraduate students (sophomore, junior, or senior), limited professionals in training, and post-docs. See full list of eligible job codes, including those specified as "limited professionals in training." The University of Minnesota determines our eligibility standards, in which the exclusivity of these academic standings is unfortunately indisputable.

Families and Individuals Welcome

It is not a requirement for eligible graduates, upper-level undergraduates, limited professionals in training, or post-docs to live with a spouse/domestic partner and/or any children. Yet, applicants with families have priority over others with equivalent academic statuses. Define “with families.”

Academic Credentials

One individual in each household must meet academic guidelines during two consecutive semesters of each academic year as a actively enrolled, full time student.

Roommates of single students and family members do not need to meet the eligibility requirements when living with an eligible student.

Applicant Prioritization

Within eligible affiliations, specific academic and familial status dictate our priority process for applicants.

The following eligible statuses are listed in ranking order of precedence:

  • Graduate or undergraduate students with families
  • Individual graduate students
  • Limited Professionals in Training with families
  • Individual undergraduate students with a senior, junior, or sophomore class standing
  • Individual Limited Professionals in Training
  • Post-Doctoral Fellows (9560) and Associates (9546) 

Your New Home Awaits

Now that you have confirmed you are eligible to live at Commonwealth Terrace Co-op, it’s time to start your application and join our dynamic student community! We can’t wait to meet you.