Residence Hall Move-in

The Department of Residence Life and Housing is excited for 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:


Res Life on Twitter

When do I move in?

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

Emerging Leaders
Friday, Aug. 18

Ritchie Honors Sisler-McFawn


New and Returning Students
Tuesday, Aug. 22

Bulger Honors Orr Quaker Spanton


New and Returning Students
Wednesday, Aug. 23

South Hall - floors 2, 3 and 6 Spicer Hall


New and Returning Students
Thursday, Aug. 24

Exchange South Hall - floors 1, 4 and 5


Move-in Day: A Cart's Perspective



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!