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Frequently asked questions about student life in Minneapolis

Thinking about making the move to Norwich? Starting your college journey is an exciting time, and we’re sure you probably have lots of questions you’d like answered.

Luckily, you’re in the right place! Yugo has put together some of the most frequently asked questions about student life at Sydney Hall, to help you decide if it’s the right location for you.

What US cities are easy to travel to from Minneapolis?

Minneapolis is a bustling city in Minnesota, also known as the ‘city of lakes’ for its abundance of stunning natural lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and surrounding scenery. In a short 20-minute drive, you will find Minneapolis’ twin city, Saint Paul, well known for its culture and historical background. Further afield, the next closest state is Wisconsin – which will take you around four and a half hours drive via car. Did somebody say road trip?

What are the best student activities in Minneapolis?

Minneapolis is a city full of great attractions, tasty eateries, and stunning natural beauty. Visit the Chatterbox boardgame café for a spot of competition, the US Bank Stadium to catch a game, the science museum to uncover the weird and wonderful, or the Minnesota Zoo to get your exotic animal fix.

What are the must-see attractions in Minneapolis?

Minneapolis isn’t called the ‘city of lakes’ for nothing! With 22 lakes in the city alone, it’s difficult to avoid the natural beauty of the location as the sparkling water reflects onto the twinkling city skyline. If you’re an avid water sports fan, you must visit the chain of lakes – five large lakes which are interconnected – which host great spaces for boaters, walkers, bikers, and in the winter months, ice skaters!

How big is Minneapolis?

Minneapolis is the third-largest metropolitan area in the Midwest, with an ever-growing population of 3,690,261. Luckily, although vast, the city is pretty easy to navigate thanks to its excellent public transit system and pedestrianised walking routes.

How close is Sydney Hall to Campus?

Just over a 10-minute walk to UMN’s campus, Sydney Hall is the perfect location for students on the go.

What facilities are available at Sydney Hall?

Syndey Hall offers a variety of common areas for students to enjoy during their stay, including a fitness center, an activity center with a pool table, a TV lounge, a coffee bar, and a club house.

Are the Sydney Hall apartments fully furnished?

Yes, apartments come fully furnished – including your bed, mattress, nightstand, desk, and chair.

What is included in rent?

Your rent covers internet/cable, water, sewage, and garbage, plus access to on-site amenities - as long as the amenity is available/open during hours of operation. We’ve got you covered.

Is there onsite parking?

Yes, there is a heated parking garage on site. Spaces are limited, so please express your interest when enquiring/booking!

Why Yugo?

Our student housing is more than just a place to live and learn. It’s a holistic living experience with great spaces across the US, as well as across Europe, the Middle East, and Australia.

We give our students a supportive place to grow on and off campus. When you choose Yugo, alongside your desirable accommodation, you’ll experience the great lifestyle that the Sydney Hall Apartments provide.

So, there you have it! Our top FAQs about life at Sydney Hall. We hope you found the answer you were looking for – but if you didn’t, please check out our USA FAQs or simply get in touch.