Off-Campus Student Apartments
Near the University of Missouri

Off-Campus Housing in Columbia, MO


With the beautiful woods of the Grindstone Nature Area and the University of Missouri both only minutes away, Grindstone Canyon’s off-campus housing in Columbia, MO gives students the best of both worlds. Now under new management with updated features, Grindstone Canyon is the perfect place for students looking to live beyond typical student housing in Columbia, MO. Grindstone has a state-of-the-art fitness center, an upgraded business center, and a shuttle to campus for students. Come visit our community and see our great amenities to see what makes Grindstone Canyon the best student apartments near the University of Missouri.

All your friends are here, even the ones you haven’t met yet.

Amenities Beyond Typical Columbia Student Living


At Grindstone Canyon, you’ll find a community and features dedicated to helping you achieve success. Want to spend time enjoying the outdoors? Explore the neighboring woods, or hang out by the pool. Need a ride to class? Take advantage of our resident shuttle to the University of Missouri campus. Stop by the leasing office today to learn about everything Grindstone Canyon offers!

Apartment Features

  • Furnished and unfurnished options
  • Internet and cable TV included
  • Individual balconies
  • Full-size washer and dryer included
  • Garage parking available
  • Individual leases
  • Sophisticated roommate-matching program

Community Amenities

  • 24-hour clubhouse with a community kitchen
  • Swimming pool with sundeck
  • Pet friendly
  • 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Coffee bar
  • Wi-fi hotspots throughout the community
  • Dedicated resident shuttle to campus
  • Beautiful, convenient location
  • Professional on-site management and maintenance
  • 24-hour on-site community assistant staff
  • Controlled access
  • Upgraded 24-hour business center

No matter if it’s just you, or your group of friends looking for a new place to call home,

Elara has the right fit for you.

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  • Covered Secured Parking Garage & Surface Lot
  • Covered Secured Parking Garage & Surface Lot
  • Covered Secured Parking Garage & Surface Lot
  • Covered Secured Parking Garage & Surface Lot
  • Covered Secured Parking Garage & Surface Lot

Ideally Located for Columbia Students


Grindstone Canyon apartments are located on Old U.S. 63, just off Grindstone Parkway, with quick access to U.S. Highway 63. We’re not far from I-70, which connects us to Kansas City and St. Louis, MO.Students can drive to campus in under 10 minutes or easily get to a variety of hot spots nearby.

  1. 4.
    Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe
  2. 5.
    Pure Barre
  3. 6.
    Grindstone Nature Area

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