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Hall Closing 

All Ohio University residence halls will officially close on Saturday, May 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. Find your Closing Checklist hereStudents must vacate their residence hall within 24 hours of their last exam or by 6:00 p.m. Saturday, whichever comes first. All students must properly checkout through a Housing and Residence Life staff member. Beginning Tuesday, April 28th through Friday, May 1st, the hours of staff availability are 10:00AM - 10:00 PM and Saturday, May 2nd, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Fees: Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2nd, a fee of $25 per hour and every hour after will be imposed to students who do not vacate the residence halls on time. A $50 minimal fee is charged to students who do not complete the checkout process properly.

Graduating at the 2:30 PM ceremony on Saturday?  Contact your Residential Coordinator/Resident Director for further information.

Special Note: The West Green will be very congested with graduation parking and traffic. We encourage those who are able, to check out by Thursday evening (April 29th) especially students in the Convocation Center, James, and Wilson Halls.


24-Hour Quiet Hours For Finals Week

24-hour quiet hours are Friday, April 24th (5:00 PM) through Saturday, May 2nd (6:00 PM). Final exams create higher anxiety levels, so study hard and be considerate of your neighbors. Violations of quiet hours may result in conduct referral and residents may be asked to checkout immediately.

Room Cleaning

Rooms must be clean prior to departure. (Brooms, dust pans, and wet mops are available.) Trash must be removed and taken to the dumpster outside of the building. Remove all food items from the microwave and refrigerator units; defrost the units and clean the microwave and fridge. Wipe down surfaces inside and out.  Unplug and leave doors open. The cord should be put over the front of the refrigerator. 


Lofts from Collegiate Marketing must be dismantled and left in the room. Check the web site: and click on “Return Information” for more details.

Confiscated Items

Items confiscated by staff this year can be picked up in the Green Offices before you leave. Items not picked up will be donated to charity or discarded. Items confiscated can be picked up Monday, April 27th —Friday, May 1st from 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM:

EAST GREEN OFFICE - Jefferson Hall



Mail Service

The last delivery day for mail is Friday, May 1st. Mail will be forwarded to your home address during summer break. If you are leaving the University and will need your mail forwarded to a different address, fill out a change of address form at the Post Office located in Baker Center, or contact the sender directly. 

Summer Housing

Wray Complex on South Green will house students attending summer school. If you are planning to attend the first Summer Session and have a signed contract through Housing and Residence Life, you may check into Wray Complex on Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 12:00 PM (noon)-4:00 PM. Students residing on campus for Interim/Temporary will be assigned directly into their summer school assignment. Summer school applications are live and can be found by visiting, clicking on the ‘Applications’ tab and completing the ‘Summer Contract 2157’.  

Summer Interim Housing

Students needing to remain on campus for any portion of the week between the end of the spring semester and prior to summer school opening can elect to stay in Interim Housing in Wray Complex. Interim Housing is available from Saturday, May 2nd through Friday, May 8th at which point the summer school contract will be in effect.  Students NOT staying for summer school must check out no later than 8:30 pm on Friday, May 8th.

The online application for Interim Housing reservations opens on Friday, April 3rd and a reservation is required. To make a reservation, please visit, click on the ‘Applications’ tab, and select “Summer 2015 Interim/Temporary Housing” application. The cost for Interim Housing is $28/night or $125/week and will be charged directly to your student account.

Food Service

The last meal on the meal plan is breakfast Saturday, May 2nd. Click here for finals week dining hall hours of operation.  

Food Collection

All residence halls will be collecting nonperishable food items for local food pantries at the end of the semester. Look for bins on the ground floor of your residence hall or see your RA for more details. 

Food Transportation to Airport

Transportation to the airport for out-of-state and international students is available. For information, see the web site:


Storage is offered at off campus storage companies.