Application Students' Co-op Application We have been co-operatively run since 1940 at 1721 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. The Students' Co-op is getting ready to re-open in 2023! Please begin by reading our mission below. Then, apply by answering all required questions below, to the best of your ability. Thank you for your interest in the Students' Co-op. If you encounter any issues filling out our application, please contact email@example.com Our Mission Our Mission is to promote the social and general welfare of the community by offering affordable, cooperatively owned housing to all students, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, or familial status and thus influence the community to eliminate prejudice and discrimination in housing; to initiate, coordinate, and otherwise participate in educational efforts and programs for the education of its members and others in the philosophy, principles, and practices of cooperatives. 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The Co-op will promote human equality and justice in every respect. The Co-op respects all life, and will demonstrate its dedication to ecological & sustainable practices where possible. The Co-op will abide by the co-operative principles: Open and Voluntary Membership Democratic Member Control Members' Economic Participation Autonomy and Independence Education, Training, and Information Cooperation Among Cooperatives Concern for Community (See: NASCO Guide to Cooperative Principles for more details). Have you reviewed our principles of co-operation (above) and do you agree to live by them? *Yes, and I agree to live co-operatively!I resolve to refrain from relational, physical, and emotional violence at all times, both within and outside of the Students’ Co-op building. I resolve not to own, carry, or use weapons of any kind, including firearms, while I am a member of the Students’ Co-operative. *I agree.I resolve to contribute to the maintenance of the Students’ Co-op and support its long-term success. *I agree.I resolve to live peacefully and collaboratively with many other humans of diverse backgrounds, ideas, and philosophies. *I agree.I resolve to approach conflict with an open heart and mind, with the goal of restoring justice rather than seeking retribution. *I agree.I resolve to proactively and compassionately communicate about my own needs and be open to ways I can better support others’ needs. *I agree.I understand the Students' Co-op is focused on students and education-oriented members, and that its By-laws state a requirement of at least 75% of its membership be students. *Yes, I agree and I will provide proof of student status and/or educational affiliation.Yes, I agree. As a non-student I understand the acceptance rate of non-students is lower than students.I understand the Students' Co-op is also focused on being a low-income housing provider, and I agree that sending honest proof of income increases opportunity for those in need. *I consent to provide information verifying my level of income.You will be asked to verify this information after applying.While the Students' Co-op condemns institutional racism and prejudice, I understand the Students' Co-op must complete a Criminal Background Check on every applicant. I understand that my application may be "flagged" for potential harm to person and property for specific background incidents; and in that case, I agree to respect the process and the decision of the Students' Co-op board. *Yes, I agree and consent to a background check.Background Check process will begin after you apply.The Co-op acknowledges and repudiates systemic sexism and sexual violence of all kinds. Because the law does not adequately protect against sex crimes, the Co-op takes sexual violence very gravely. Sexual mistreatment, harassment and non-consensual behaviors which may not constitute “sex crimes” may still result in automatic rejection of an application or expulsion of my membership. *I understand and agree.Agreements FeedbackPlease, tell us about any concerns you have with the above agreements, if any. (Optional)How do you approach conflict? For example, how would you approach a housemate if you are uncomfortable about or bothered by their behavior? *How would you like your housemates to approach you when they are uncomfortable about or bothered by your behavior? *You may use the below space to describe your passions, share how you identify, what draws you to co-operative living or anything else this application brings to mind.What special accommodations do you need if any?Please let us know what you'd like us to know about you.ReferencesPlease submit two references below who can speak to your ability to live co-operatively. If former housemates, former roommates, residential advisors or former landlords cannot speak to your history, professional and personal references who can speak to your history will be accepted.Reference #1 Name & Title *Name & TitleReference #1 Phone *Reference #1 Email Address *Reference #2 Name & Title *Name & TitleReference #2 Phone *Reference #2 Email Address *Thank You! We read every application carefully and thoroughly. We appreciate the time you've taken to write us. Have a wonderful day!My E-mail Address *My Phone Number *Submit Application ← Return to Pre-Application Readme ?