How to apply for housing
HOUSING FOR NEW FRESHMEN
One of the most exciting parts about going to college can be living on campus. Here's what you need to do.
1. APPLY AND BE ACCEPTED TO UA
Haven't applied yet? Take a few minutes and fill out an application to become a Zip!
Interested in touring campus? See our upcoming Admissions events!
2. PAY YOUR CONFIRMATION FEE
Once accepted to UA, submit your Intent to Enroll form and pay the confirmation fee by May 1, if you haven't already. It'll take about seven business days for New Student Orientation to process the payment.
3. COMPLETE THE UA HOUSING APPLICATION/CONTRACT
Once you are eligible to apply for housing, you will be extended an invitation through your University and default email address. You may access the housing application/contract through My Housing icon located in My Akron
The freshman housing priority deadline is May 15.
4. PERSONALIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE
Upon completing your housing application/contract you will be invited to Personalize Your Experience. This is a way for YOU to tell us a little bit more about YOU! This is an opportunity to answer a few roommate matching questions or create roommate groups, apply for a living-learning community or express interest in our theme housing, and much more.
5. SELECT A ROOM
Shortly after you have personalized your experience, you will receive an email informing you of the date you can select a room. See the timetable.
Students who do not select a room by June 2, 2019 at 11:59pm will be manually assigned a room at random. Therefore, students are strongly encouraged to select a room as soon as they are eligible to do so.
Current UA students may begin applying for 2020/2021 housing through My Akron at Saturday, January 25 at 9:00 a.m. Students will select a room in late-April 2020. Additional information will be sent to housing applicants as room selection dates draw near. As always, current students will select a room before new students giving them first dibs on available spaces!
Explore the halls
When deciding your preferred halls, it is important to consider what options are the most important to you. Here you’ll find everything you need to pick a building and make your room your own.