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Ohio University is open; the transformer failure that temporarily closed the West Union Street Office Center on Wednesday has been fixed. The building will reopen for business on Thursday morning.

OIT Tech Support can still be reached by calling 3-1222. More Information


­The mission of the OHIO Ecohouse is to demonstrate affordable green technology and sustainable living in order to inform, engage and inspire both residents and visitors. ­The OHIO Ecohouse is not just a place - it is a dynamic educational experience which promotes critical thinking and tangible actions toward sustainability.


The below electronic application for residing in the OHIO Ecohouse will be accepted for FY17 on a rolling basis (applications received prior to October 15, 2015 will receive preferential consideration).  Please note: residents have already been selected for FY16 (summer 2015 - spring 2016).


Interested and eligible students must complete the application below and, if selected, agree to sign a 12 month lease (Mid-May to early May). ­A balance of graduate and undergraduate students (3 total) will share the living space. ­The monthly rent for the room is approximately ­$425 (includes all utilities) and subject to change prior to signing the lease .



- Must be a current OHIO student and eligible to live off campus.

- Complete the online application form

- Agree to all terms and conditions of the lease and student lifestyle guidelines.

Applicants can apply to live in the house in groups of 2 or 3.  If you're applying as a group, please complete the application below (1 per applicant) and mention the name(s) of your preferred roommate(s) in your essay.  

By selecting the checkbox above, I am stating that I understand the above information and the Lifestyle Guidelines.

Have you verified with Residential Housing that you are eligible to live off campus?
Please provide a 1,000 word (max) essay stating why you would like to live in the OHIO Ecohouse and how your skills/abilities would positively contribute to the living environment. Successful applicants will express a serious commitment to or interest in the overall philosophy of sustainable living.