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Housing Information for Current Students

Housing for the 2017-18 School Year

Welcome back, Polar Bears! All returning students should begin to arrive on campus beginning Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at noon. Check-in closes at 5 p.m. but will be open again Sunday, Aug. 20, at 8 a.m. If you plan to arrive early with a group or team or as part of a campus job, please register your arrival on the 2017 fall early arrival form. You must be logged in to your ONU email account to access this form. This form will be available June 4th.

View a complete list of Residence Life events as well as hall openings and closings.

Housing for the 2018-19 School Year

All current ONU students who wish to participate in the housing lottery for the 2018-19 school year should begin the registration process on March 12, 2018. At this time, please fill out the housing agreement, update your emergency contact information and select your roommate. The registration process closes March 29, 2018. The first round of the housing lottery is open to all students with at least 60 credit hours and takes place April 9-11, 2018. The second round takes place April 16-18, 2018.

If you plan to move off campus or commute, please visit our Off-Campus Housing Page and return your form to our office by Feb. 28, 2018.

If you have any questions related to housing, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, email us or call at 419-772-2430. We look forward to helping you make ONU your home.


Residence Life
McIntosh Center
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed