East Lake Apartments

Built in 2003, the East Lake Apartments offer an apartment-style living environment for upper-class students. It is conveniently located across from Lake Winona and overlooks the majestic Sugar Loaf bluff.

The East Lake Apartments consist of four apartment buildings comprised of 100 units for more than 370 students. They offer the conveniences of an off-campus apartment with the security and relaxed environment of an on-campus residence hall. The East Lake Apartments are co-ed however, males and females are not allowed to reside in the same apartment.

Students living at the East Lake Apartments can choose among the following types of apartments:

4 Bedroom & 2 Bathroom [Floor Plan (PDF)]
4 People
2 Bedroom & 2 Bathroom 4 People
1 Bedroom & 1 Bathroom
2 People
1 Bedroom (efficiency) & 1 Bathroom
2 People
Single Apartments
Not Available

There are two handicap accessible apartments available. Please contact the Housing & Residence Life Office for more information.

Room Furniture & Features

Each apartment (common area and bedrooms) is fully furnished with a couch, chair, coffee table, two (2) end tables, trash and recycling bins, as well as an extra-long twin bed, desk, desk chair, dresser and bookshelf for each student.

For a full list of amenities, please visit the Housing Amenities page.

Washer and dryer; cable, telephone, and internet hook-ups in living room and bedrooms; central heat and air conditioning; all utilities paid except long distance phone calls; study lounges; on-site permit parking; shuttle transportation; WSU Security on site 12 hours/day; 24-hour controlled door access.


Each apartment has a complete kitchen with a stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and garbage disposal.

East Lake Kitchen & Living Room

WSU East Lake Apartments Kitchen 


East Lake Laundry Facilities 

Please Note: East Lake Apartments are currently full.

The main sign-up process for the East Lake Apartments happens each fall. All upper-class students wishing to reside in the apartments have the ability to choose their own roommate(s). If there are any vacancies, Winona State University retains the right to fill them.

East Lake Apartment sign-up information can be found on the Application Requirements page. If you would like to be on the waiting list, please email the Housing Office at reslife@winona.edu or call 507.457.5305. 


All policies that are in effect in the residence halls also apply to the East Lake Apartments

Phone Number



Building A

630 Franklin St.
Winona, MN 55987

Building B

634 Franklin St.
Winona, MN 55987

Building C

636 Franklin St.
Winona, MN 55987

Building D

640 Franklin St.
Winona, MN 55987