Cambridge Commons, built in 2010, features a green recreation area, two green roofs, and stunning views of Milwaukee’s skyline along with access to the beautiful Milwaukee River.

Approximately 700 students live in Cambridge.

Virtual Tours of Cambridge Standard & Double Upgrade Suites

Cambridge Standard Suite (Double/Double)

Cambridge Double Upgrade (Double/Double)

Living Learning Communities in Cambridge

Architecture Sustainability (ARCH 1)
Film, Video, Animation and New Genres
Transfer Community

Cambridge Commons is located at the intersection of Cambridge Avenue and North Avenue – just across the river from RiverView Residence Hall. Within walking distance you’ll find two grocery stores, multiple restaurants and coffee shops, and independent movie theater, and locally owned stores and boutiques. The Milwaukee County Transit System bus route 21 stops in front of Cambridge, and routes 15 and 30 stop within a few blocks.

2323 North Cambridge Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Suites & Rooms
All rooms in Cambridge are double-occupancy, and each suite contains two rooms and a shared bathroom. Upgraded suites also include a kitchen.

Rooms include:

  • Extra-long twin bed
  • Dresser
  • Desk & desk chair
  • Small filing cabinet
  • Large walk-through closet
  • Carpet

Suites include:

  • Bathroom (toilet & shower)
  • Vanity with two sinks
  • Individual climate control with air conditioning
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Durable floor coverings
  • Kitchen furnished with range, oven, microwave, sink, table (upgraded suites only)

Although individual room measurements may vary, suites look like the examples in the diagram below. Click on each image for a larger view.

Standard Suite

Upgraded Suite


Suite/Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable television
  • Large walk-through closets
  • Vanity separate from bathroom

Building Amenities

  • Residential Cafè
  • RESTOR Convenience Store
  • Large, landscaped courtyard
  • Classrooms
  • Fitness room
  • Study and social lounges on each floor with kitchen facilities
  • Music Practice Rooms, including recording equipment and software
  • Laundry

Cambridge Commons residents also have access to the amenities in all other University Housing facilities.

Parking will be available for a limited number of residents and visitors in the secure garage. For parking rates and permit requests, visit UWM Transportation Services.

Video Tour: Stennar’s Room

Tours of RiverView and Cambridge Commons, Kenilworth Square Apartments, and Sandburg Traditional Towers (North, South, and West) occur on a predetermined schedule. Tours of Sandburg East Tower, may be scheduled with at least 48 hours notice (subject to availability). Visit our University Housing Tours page to schedule a day and time that works for you.