RESIDENCE LIFE & STUDENT HOUSING

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

U of A 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.

LIVING ON CAMPUS

Four steps to getting to live on campus!

 Apply to UA and be accepted

 Confirm your enrollment

 Apply for student housing

 Pick your hall

See all the details

UA 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

 
UA students enjoy student housing.

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 residence hall based on cost, location or amenities, and make your room your own.

Find your fit

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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

HOUSING FOR 2018/19

Current UA students can apply for student housing in My Akron starting Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Students who complete their housing application no later than February 18 will be invited to participate in our returning student priority room selection.

Contact Res Life

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

E-mail: reslife@uakron.edu