Housing and Dining
EVERYTHING YOU NEED
ALL ON CAMPUS
Eat, sleep, and live on Mercy College of Health Sciences’ beautiful downtown campus! With our easy grab and go food store, on-campus housing, and nearby campus apartments, you’ll never have to go far. Commuting to the College campus from anywhere in central Iowa or from any one of the nearby suburbs (Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, and West Des Moines) is easy with just a short drive down the interstate.
DINING ON CAMPUS
THE RECOVERY ROOM
Located in Brennan Hall, the Recovery Room is a self-checkout convenience store with all you need to refuel from a busy day. From coffee to sandwiches, it’s guaranteed to keep you going!
LIVING ON CAMPUS
COLLEGE HILL APARTMENTS
Mercy College does not own or operate any student housing facilities. Des Moines and the surrounding suburbs offer numerous independent living options, including College Hill Apartments, which are conveniently located right on our campus.
COLLEGE HILL APARTMENTS
College Hill Apartments are an on-campus housing option operated by the Newbury Management Company that make your walk to class quick and convenient. Units are newly remodeled and have views that showcase the Des Moines skyline.
NEWBURY MANAGEMENT COMPANY
In addition to College Hill, Newbury Management Company also manages nearly 3,000 apartment homes, including several apartment complexes in and around the Des Moines metropolitan area. For more information, visit their website: newburyliving.com.
Experience firsthand all that our downtown campus has to offer!
Living in Des Moines
Affordable living, vibrant events, growing communities — do we need to keep going?
Downtown Des Moines
Located just a short walk from campus, downtown DSM is host to exciting fairs and events you won’t want to miss!
The Parker @ Seventh
The Parker @ Seventh is nestled in the heart of downtown Des Moines. It’s a six minute walk from campus and offers modern studio, one, and two bedroom apartment homes. Learn more.
DRAKE WEST VILLAGE
Drake West Village is located at 1351 31st Street, Des Moines, IA 50311, across from the Drake University campus. The complex opened in the fall of 2008 and primarily accommodates Drake University students, but is also open to Des Moines University and Mercy College students. Learn more.
Haverkamp Properties operates several apartment complexes in and around the Des Moines metropolitan area, including Prairie Point located at 1351 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, STE 101, Ankeny, Iowa 50023. Learn more.
HUBBELL REALTY COMPANY
Through its Apartment Living division, Hubbell Realty Group operates over twenty apartment complexes in and around the Des Moines area. Learn more.