Housing Assignment Requirements for First-Year and New Students

Housing assignments will be processed in three main groups this summer. Please see the First Year & New Student page for specific information regarding requirements and deadlines. 

Renewal Application Update

Pleased be advised the Renewal Application has met capacity and is currently closed. Students who submitted the $100 application fee are considered to have a completed application.

Additional information about future housing availability will be posted on the University Housing website if it becomes available.

For more information about the renewal and wait list processes, please refer to the Contract Renewal and Applying FAQs pages. 

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Annual Housing Timeline

The application for University Housing and other related deadlines typically follow a cycle each year. The table below is intended to help you plan, whether you are still deciding to come to UC, you've already confirmed admission, you're transferring or you're a current resident.

Overview by Week of Calendar Month
Month, Week Activity or Deadline
January, Week 2 Bed lofting and room swap requests* reopen for spring semester
January, Week 4 Freshmen/new student application opens
February, Week 1 Contract renewal period begins
March, Week 4 Summer semester housing application opens for current academic year
May, Week 1 Housing priority deadline for freshmen / new residents (applications received after this date are not guaranteed)
May, Weeks 3 - 4
Living Learning Commmunity room assignments
June, Week 2 - July Week 4
Freshman / new residents room assignments
July, Week 1 Lofting requests (if applicable)
July, Week 4 Reserve move-in appointment
September, Week 2 Bed lofting and room swap requests* open for fall
October, Week 1 Spring semester housing application opens for current academic year, continues through spring semester
November, Week 1
Winter break housing request form opens

*Bed lofting requests may continue as long as lofting hardware is available. Room swaps may continue until designated deadlines or until room availability is exhausted.

2023-24 University Housing Communities

Below you may view the options available to students seeking university housing for the 2023-24 academic year.

University Housing is a partnership between the University Housing Office and Resident Education & Development (RED) providing support to students living in the following locations:

  • Core properties/communities (first-year students)
  • University-leased properties/communities (upperclassman)

*Note: Community designation may be subject to change

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First-year and new students will be assigned to their building, room and bed space in one of the following communities:

  • Calhoun Hall
  • Campus Recreation Center Hall
  • Dabney Hall
  • Daniels Hall
  • Marian Spencer Hall
  • Morgens Hall
  • Schneider Hall
  • Scioto Hall
  • Stratford Heights
  • The Deacon
  • Turner Hall
  • University Park Apartments (south)
  • U Square Apartments

Current residents seeking to continue living in university housing will be able to select from the following communities:

  • 101 East Corry
  • Bellevue Gardens
  • CP Cincy
  • The Eden
  • Jefferson House
  • University Edge
  • University Park Apartments (north)

For Gender Inclusive Housing, we strongly encourage potential and current residents to contact the ​Assistant Director of Resident Education & Development, Aleia White, early in the housing request process so we may offer the widest range of possible housing options.