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Residence Hall Move-in


We look forward to your arrival at The University of Akron! The following information will assist you with your move to campus.




Quick Links

Contact info

Ritchie Hall
Akron, OH 44325-1401
Phone: 330-972-7800
Res Life homepage:




When do I move in for Fall 2019?

Click the building name button to see your designated move-in time based on room number, parking instructions, and more.

Please note: You will receive a specific time window to move in - you can also check in the My Housing portal in My Akron.


Emerging Leaders Only
Thursday, Aug. 15

Ritchie Honors 5th floor Sisler-McFawn


Exchange Street Residence Hall Only
Saturday, Aug. 17


Tuesday, Aug. 20

Bulger Honors Orr Spanton Spicer Hall


Wednesday, Aug. 21

Quaker floors 2, 3, 4 South Hall floors 1, 5, 6


Thursday, Aug. 22

 South Hall floors 2, 3, 4




Opening weekend information

New Roo Weekend is a required event for new UA students and serves as an introduction to the academic and social environment at the university. Throughout New Roo Weekend, you’ll meet other new students, faculty and staff while engaging in a variety of specialized programs and interactive events on campus.

See the New Roo Weekend calendar of events!