Housing and Residential Life

Welcome to the Department of Residential Living at Minnesota North College – Itasca!

Housing Applications for 2024-25 will be available late December.

The Department of Residential Living strives to provide a place for students to live and learn outside of the classroom. With planned community activities, peer-supervising Resident Assistants, and a live-in Director of Residential Living, the Residence Halls at the Itasca campus provide a dynamic experience the residents won’t soon forget.

Housing a total of 116 residents, the Itasca campus supports the residents with; extended building hours, on-campus security, a dining center, community collaborating and much more. Wenger Hall is a multi-level living and learning building that allows Engineering students 24 hour a day access to classrooms, computers, and study space. Itasca Hall is 3 floors of rooms and has a common area where students can hang out together. These modern residence halls allow students to immerse themselves in our campus community and begin to call it home.


To successfully apply to the Department of Residential Living you will need to complete the following:

  1. Apply to Minnesota North College – Itasca.
  2. Complete the Housing Application online through E-Services.
    1. Log in with your StarID & Password. (If you don’t remember your StarID and/or password, you can recover it at www.starid.minnstate.edu (select “Reset my Password.)
    2. Select the “Housing & Dining” tab on the left side to launch the housing application portal.
    3. Select the Academic Year you are applying for. (NOTE: The application for the fall semester opens up each year on December 1st the year prior). The 2022-2023 application is now available.
    4. Follow the instructions on the page. NOTE: You may have to wait a few minutes while your account is being created before accessing the housing module.
  3. Complete a current FAFSA or if not completing a FAFSA, submit the most current federal tax return of parent/guardian and student with the Housing / Meal Plan Contract. (Note: FAFSA may be completed after submitting housing application).
  4. Register for 12 or more semester credits.
  5. Review the current Department of Residential Living Housing Handbook.
Room Size Quad** Triple** Double** Single**
Room Charge (Per Semester) $2130 $2420 $2600 $3100
Meal Plan*** $750 $750 $750 $750
TOTAL $2880 $3170 $3350 $3850

**Prices subject to change
***The $750 meal plan is the default, however students are able to choose an $900 meal plan if they wish.


For Additional Information, Contact:

Ivan Bartha / Director of Residential Living / 218-322-2380 / ivan.bartha@minnesotanorth.edu

1851 East Highway 169 Grand Rapids, MN 55744 / Toll Free: 800-966-6422 ext.2380