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RESIDENCE LIFE & STUDENT HOUSING

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

UA housing mural displayed on campus.

NEW UA RESIDENTS

One of the most exciting parts about going to college can be living on campus. Learn more about the student housing application process, benefits of living on campus, and the move-in process.

LIVE ON CAMPUS

Four steps to getting to live on campus!

1. Apply to UA and be accepted

2. Confirm your enrollment

3. Apply for student housing

4. Pick your hall

See all the details

Explore our halls

You'll be asked on your application which residence halls you prefer. Think about what is most important to you - location on campus, shared or private bathroom, a kitchen, or cost.

Find your fit

UA CAMPUS PERKS

 Free laundry in every building!

 You can bring your car! Yes, even freshmen.

 Join a community and make life-long friends!

 Experience nationally recognized entertainers and speakers!

See FAQs about student housing

Students in front of South Hall on The University of Akron campus

NATIONAL SCHOOL OF THE YEAR!

UA was named the 2019 National School of the Year by the National Association of College and University Residence Halls.

The award recognizes outstanding campus achievements by a residence hall organization.

It reflects the dedicated effort of our staff and others in creating a remarkable campus experience for our residents, said Dr. Melinda Grove, director of residence life and housing.

RETURNING & CURRENT RESIDENTS

JOIN OUR TEAM

Residence Life and Housing employs more than 300 students each year in temporary and part-time positions. Working for us offers:

  • Hours to fit busy schedules
  • Convenience … work where you live!
  • Opportunities to advance

See open positions

GET INVOLVED

Get involved in residence life through the award-winning Residence Hall Program Board or Residence Hall Council!

Explore RLH groups

Contact Res Life

Ritchie Hall
Akron, OH 44325-1401
Phone: 330-972-7800
Fax: 330-972-5662

E-mail: reslife@uakron.edu

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