Access and Success staff have resources available to assist student parents find housing that meets their needs. Whether it's market-rate rental housing, subsidized housing, or on-campus housing, Access and Success is here to help.

On Campus Housing

The St. Kate's housing program for student-parents in the Alberta Apartments strives to support mothers while they study at the University as well children as they learn and grow. Housing for married students is also available. There are 3 apartment styles: one bedroom/one bath, two bedrooms/one bath, and two bedrooms/two baths.

Housing charges include heat, water, electricity, local phone service, voice mail, basic cable, internet access, air conditioning and furniture. All apartments include beds, desks, living room furniture and a kitchen table and chairs. The Alberta Apartments also have two live-in apartment advisors who serve as resources to student residents and plan programming for the building.

For more information, contact Residence Life »

Searching for Off-Campus Housing


Subsidized housing and private market vacancy listings as well as information on housing assistance programs around the Twin Cities metro area are available on HousingLink's comprehensive, easy to use website.

Subsidized Housing

Success Family Housing

Managed by Commonbond Communities, Success Family Housing is an eight-unit apartment complex with two and three bedroom units located three blocks from the Minneapolis campus. It was designed specifically for single parents. Success Housing provides comfort and convenience at a subsidized rate, as well as the support of a community of other single parents.

Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah Program provides safe affordable housing, developmental childcare, Life Skills programming, individual coaching and Empowerment training for single women with children age 5 and under. This solid foundation upon which the program is built allows mothers to complete their education and secure employment at a livable wage and within their chosen career path.

East Metro Women's Council (EMWC)/Solid Ground

EMWC built its mission and self-sufficiency program around preventing and ending homelessness for families with children through housing, resources and opportunity. They now operate five supportive housing programs in Ramsey and Washington Counties that house more than 300 homeless women, men and children each year. They also provide outreach services to another 400 adults and children each year, to help prevent them from becoming homeless.

Experiencing a Housing Crisis?

Metro Shelter Hotline 

The Metro Shelter Hotline operates through a toll-free number, 1.888.234.1329, to link callers who are homeless to shelter information, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Callers access specific information about shelter and transitional housing programs in the counties from which they are calling. The hotline helps ensure that up-to-date information is available to homeless persons quickly and easily.

Homeless with school-age children?

Get in touch with your child's school. They have an assigned Homeless Liaison and or school social worker who may be able to help with transportation and other services under the federal government's McKinney-Vento Act.