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First Year Student Room Selection

Welcome to Ohio University's First Year Student Room Selection! We understand that finding the perfect living space for your upcoming academic year is an important part of your college experience. We're excited to help you find the perfect place to call home next year. The First Year Student Room Selection process is an essential step in building your college experience, and we're here to make it as enjoyable and easy as possible.

The most important thing you can do to prepare for the First Year Student Room Selection process is to review the information communicated by Housing and Residence Life. This page contains information designed to outline the process and answer many of the questions you might have. We also recommend that you regularly review the information that is sent to your Ohio University email account. Messages from Housing and Residence Life will come from

You can also receive updates to keep you on track by following Housing and Residence Life on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.


In order to be eligible for the upcoming 2024-25 room selection process, a housing contract and deposit must be made no later than May 15.