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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!

Get ready for Fall 2020 Move-in!


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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