Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis (center) helps a student move into her residence hall on East Green Thursday morning to mark the start of move-in weekend. The largest on-campus residential student population since 1972 is moving to OHIO, and more than 8,000 students and their parents are visiting Athens. (Photos by Ben Siegel/Ohio University)
More than 1,000 Go Green volunteers are working this weekend in an effort to help make students' transition from home to college life more enjoyable. Here, OHIO student and Go Green volunteer Bianca Baylis (right) helps fellow students move into their residence halls.
Vice President of Student Affairs Ryan Lombardi (center) helps students move into their residence halls on East Green.
President McDavis (left) and student Theresa Fish help students move into their new rooms in Lincoln Hall.
President McDavis (left) and other Go Green volunteers carry plastic totes and cardboard boxes into a residence hall. By Friday afternoon, more than 66 percent of students were checked into their residence halls.