Housing and dining

Our award-winning residence halls provide a safe, comfortable learning environment, where you will meet new friends and take advantage of the residence halls' extensive programming calendar. There's always something to do!

We also offer many dining options. Whatever your tastes, we can satisfy it. Our wonderful food is offered in a variety of settings: from the ultra-modern Rob's Café, to the bustling Union Market in Taber Student Union. You'll feel right at home!

Inside a residence hall

Living on campus

Two students study in a residence hall at AkronOur residence halls, home thousands of students, are among the best in Ohio. Many are new and many have been renovated in recent years.

UA offers a variety of living options, including a traditional room style with shared facilities to apartment living with private baths. We also have many "living-learning communities," in which students with a shared academic interest live as a group and benefit from mentorship activities and faculty support.

See also:

UA reduces costs for students, makes college more affordable

March 2021

A student studies in her dorm roomUA will not seek a tuition increase for the 2021-22 academic year and will take steps to reduce on-campus housing rates for all students by 30%, which would lower the cost of attending UA for students living on campus by more than $2,500.

When including the cost of tuition, fees, books and other personal expenses, the overall reduction in the cost of education for students residing on campus will be 9%. See details.


Great dining options

in a UA dining hallYou will be pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and the variety of restaurants and cafes available on campus. Our menu and meal plans are designed to be flexible. Whether you are a vegetarian or not, whether you live on campus or off, whether you eat lightly throughout the day or stick to the traditional breakfast, lunch, dinner routine — we can meet your needs.

Have a question about UA's Dining Services? Call 330-972-5637.

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Residence Life and Housing
Ritchie Hall
Akron, OH 44325-1401
Phone: 330-972-7800
Fax: 330-972-5662
Email: reslife@uakron.edu

Housing Options

North Quad


South Quad


East Quad


West Quad