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Living on campus at UA is comfortable, convenient, and full of amenities. Our award-winning residence halls are among the best in the U.S.! Experience Living-Learning Communities, Emerging Leaders, dozens of events, and make new friends who last a lifetime!

Residence halls closed

Residence halls are closed for the semester. For residents who still have belongings in their rooms, our residence-life professionals will send an email inviting you to make an appointment to retrieve your items. Residence Life contact information.

Incoming student mail

Incoming student mail will be returned to sender. Here's how you can avoid that.

Experiencing financial hardship?

If you are considering living in university housing this fall and have experienced a financial hardship, we want to help.

Simply complete this form and a member of our team will contact you.

Housing 101 - For Fall 2020 Freshmen

New freshmen are invited to watch a Facebook Live we hosted to help you pick the hall that best fits you, and hear answers to common questions.

Live Q&A: Residence Life & Housing

Join us for a LIVE Q&A session with Dr. Melinda Grove, Director of Residence Life & Housing.

Posted by The University of Akron on Wednesday, April 15, 2020




The Housing Application for 2020/21 is open!

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Important Dates

  • Late April - Current UA students who apply for 2019/2020 housing will be contacted when room selection dates draw near. As always, current students have first dibs on available spaces!
  • May 15 - The freshman housing priority deadline. Have a completed housing application submitted and deposit paid by this date and be guaranteed a bed.
  • June 2 - Students who do not select a room by 11:59 p.m. will be assigned a room at random. Therefore, students are strongly encouraged to select a room as soon as they are eligible to do so.



Living & Learning Communities

Themed communities for students who share the same major or interest.

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ResLife 360

Take a 360 look inside student rooms and picture yourself here!

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Get Involved

Make the most of your on-campus experience and get involved in student groups.



Forms & Handbook

Everything you need to know to be a successful Res Life member.

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