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Office of Student Services

Office of Student Services

Office of Student Services (map)
232 Life Science
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

Duluth Campus Map

Duluth Campus Map

Lodging in Duluth

Lodging in Duluth

There are several hotels near Downtown, the Duluth airport, scenic Canal Park, and also near the UMD campus.  Call for reservations and mention that you are in town for 'UMD business' and you will receive the university discount for the hotels listed below.

Downtown

Sheraton Duluth Hotel
(866) 716-8103 free shuttle to/from airport and campus

Holiday Inn & Suites Duluth
(218) 722-1202; 1-888-HOLIDAY ask for the UMD Parent & Fan rate

Near UMD

Days Inn Lakewalk
(218) 728-5141

Edgewater Resort & Waterpark
(218) 728-3601; (800) 777-7925 

Near Duluth International Airport

Country Inn & Suites
(218) 740-4500; (800) 596-2375  enter promotional code UMD or call directly

Canal Park

Canal Park Lodge
(218) 279-6000; (800) 777-8560

See http://www.visitduluth.com for more lodging listings.

Transportation around Duluth

Transportation around Duluth

The most common modes of ground transportation for visitors are app-based ride services, taxi, or public transportation.

Ground Transportation
http://duluthairport.com/before-you-arrive/transportation-directions/tax...

Duluth Transit Authority
http://duluthairport.com/before-you-arrive/transportation-directions/bus...

There are bus routes from the airport to the UMD campus, however the route is not direct so please plan your time accordingly.  

Duluth International Airport
http://www.duluthairport.com/

You can also book flights to the Minneapolis Airport, then find ground transportation to Duluth
http://www.mspairport.com/
http://www.jeffersonlines.com/ (shuttle service)

Parking at the Duluth Campus

Parking at the Duluth Campus

The Life Science Building is located on the UMD campus.  For on-campus parking, enter campus from St. Marie Street and park in Pay Lot G on the right-hand side of University Drive. Parking rates are $4.00/entry.  For a map and directions, visit http://www.d.umn.edu/maps/

All maroon and white parking lots and Pay Lot G are free evenings after 5:00pm, weekends, and in the summer on the Duluth campus. We recommend parking in the Maroon Lot B directly off College Street during these times. Metered parking is not enforced after 5:00pm or on weekends, however is still enforced during the summer.

Office of Student Services

Office of Student Services

Office of Student Services (map)
3-160 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Twin Cities Campus Map

Twin Cities Campus Map

Lodging in Minneapolis

Lodging in Minneapolis

Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis University Area
Free shuttle 
2812 University Ave SE
612.259.8797

Doubletree Minneapolis/University
511 Huron Ave SE
612.504.3000 

Days Inn 
Free shuttle service to and from campus
2407 University Ave SE (Washington and University)
612.623.3999 or 800.329.7466

Graduate Minneapolis Hotel
Right across the street from Weaver-Densford Hall
615 Washington Ave SE
612.379.8888 or 800.822.6757

Transportation around Minneapolis

Transportation around Minneapolis

The most common modes of ground transportation for visitors are app-based ride services, taxi, or light rail transit.

Ground Transportation
https://www.mspairport.com/directions/ground-transportation

Light Rail Transit
https://www.metrotransit.org/light-rail

To take the light rail train from the airport to the College of Pharmacy, take the Blue Line northbound from the airport towards downtown Minneapolis. At the Downtown East stop, get off and switch to the Green Line going east towards St. Paul. Get off on the East Bank stop and walk southbound across the street to Weaver-Densford Hall.

MSP International Airport
https://www.mspairport.com

Parking at the Twin Cities Campus

Parking at the Twin Cities Campus

Parking near Weaver-Densford Hall is available in the Washington Avenue and Oak Street Ramps; see the links below for maps and directions. Please note the College of Pharmacy is unable to validate parking for Interview Days.