Welcome to the Bearcat Nation! We hope that you are getting settled into campus and preparing for a great academic school year.

As a residential student, it is import that you have the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions, to ensure a smooth transition into our residential communities.

Where can I use my meal plan?
  • The all-you-care-to-eat dining centers are:
    • MarketPointe – relaxed indoor and outdoor dining by Calhoun and Siddall Halls
    • CenterCourt – your dining HQ in Campus Recreation Center
    • StadiumView Café – around the corner from CenterCourt, facing Nippert Stadium
    • OTG (On the Green) – in Marian Spencer Hall
  • The meal exchange/grab-n-go locations are:
    • Catskeller in Tangeman University Center
    • DAAP Café
    • Bleecker Street Café on the UC Blue Ash campus
    • Stadium View Café take-out

How do I request a room swap/change?
  • The room swap/change form will be available beginning the third (3rd) week of each semester on this home page.

Find more FAQS at the Resources link, above.


How do I receive mail at the resident hall?
  • Many halls have mailing addresses that differ from the building’s physical address.
    • USE the address for your hall found at the Communities pages, above.
    • Mailing addresses are also posted at the front desk. If you are unsure, ask hall staff.
    • DO NOT use the Google address for your resident hall.
  • For AMAZON PACKAGES ONLY – to avoid missing packages, we strongly encourage you to utilize the Amazon Store in University Square (across from Calhoun Hall) to send/receive packages.

Amazon@Cincinnati
241 Calhoun Street
Cincinnati, OH, 45219


How do I report maintenance issues for my room/apartment?

You have two options for submitting maintenance requests:

  • Notify your RA, or
  • Report the issue to the front desk staff of your resident hall, and a maintenance work order will be submitted on your behalf.

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Need Help Finding Your Way?

The UC Shuttle System has a great online application that highlights each route, and shows the real-time location of each shuttle. It is also available as an app for phone or tablet as Double Map Bus Tracker on the App Store or as Double Map GPS on Google Play
Don't forget that NightRide can provide a safe ride to your residence hall or apartment community!

High School Students: Are You Thinking About Attending UC and Living  on Campus?

Why live on campus?

Residence hall communities provide a safe, convenient home-away-from-home, and a low-stress environment that encourages students academically, socially, and personally.

A helping hand can always be found from the staff. Resident advisors (RAs), who are experienced students, know what coming to college is really like. Every hall community also has a full-time resource person, the Community Coordinator (CC), who is available to students.

What is there to do?

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Residence Hall communities provide a wide variety of programs and events — hundreds every year, in fact. From academic help to intramural sports teams to social activities, there’s always something happening in the halls and throughout campus. Getting there is just a quick stroll.

The highlight of the communities is the wide variety of people to meet and friends to make. Some of these relationships will last a lifetime. Hall communities provide a great opportunity to share with others the common experience of being in college while learning about each other’s varied backgrounds and interests.

Live in the center of it all!

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Residence Hall communities provide easy access to classes, faculty members, and campus facilities such as the Campus Recreation Center, the library, dining centers, Steger Student Life Center, Tangeman University Center, and others. No bad weather travels or parking delays—walk to everything you need!

We put safety first!

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Our Residence Hall communities have all the safety features you’re looking for, including smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and sprinkler systems. The front doors to each hall are locked and residents are responsible for checking in guests and escorting them at all times. Public Safety is an on-campus service, 24/7. They oversee the student-operated NightRide free transportation service, provide crime prevention tips, emergency preparedness information, and much more. There is also a K-9 program which expands the capabilities of the UC Police Department.