Commons North

Commons North (CMN) will be an intentional community for students for the 2020-2021 Academic Year for those who wish to engage in practices that encourage a higher level of awareness and protective lifestyle choices around COVID-19.

Commons North (CMN) is a five-story residence hall that accommodates approximately 130 residents. This building offers  all residents single occupancy bedrooms grouped within a cluster of 3-to-6 rooms. Each cluster has an in-unit bathroom shared only by other roommates within the cluster. For residents interested in a single occupancy room with limited shared bathroom facilities, Common North is a great option.


  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Free laundry
  • Kitchenettes and vending machines
  • Computer lab
  • Lounges and common areas
  • Connected to cafeteria and Student Center East
  • Close distance to recreational facilities


  • Extra-long twin bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes closet and storage drawers
  • Single room clusters with semi-private bathrooms
  • Cable TV connection and
  • High-speed internet connection (including wireless)

For information on what to bring with you when you move in, please read Move-In Days.

Location & Mailing Address

Be sure to include your name, room number & letter in your address.

Commons North

700 South Halsted St., CMN Room #, Chicago, Illinois 60607