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. 21

Ritchie Honors Sisler-McFawn


New and Returning Students
Wednesday, Aug. 26

Bulger Honors Orr Quaker Spanton


New and Returning Students
Thursday, Aug. 27

Exchange Street South Hall Spicer Hall


Move-in Day: A Cart's Perspective


Opening weekend information

First Year Students

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.

View more information about New Roo Weekend and the daily schedule.

All students

There are fun evening events sponsored by the Department of Residence Life and Housing for all residential students. Be sure to check with your Resident Assistant (RA) about weekend activities or visit the RLH events calendar. You don’t want to miss the RA Lip Sync!