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Returning Student Room Selection

Welcome to Ohio University's Returning 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 Returning 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 Returning 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.


To be eligible for the upcoming room selection process, a housing contract and deposit must be completed by February 28 at 4 p.m.

Room selection times are not determined by contract completion date. All students who complete their contract from December 1 at 9 a.m. to February 28 at 4 p.m. will receive a random, computer-generated date and time during the General Room Selection Process in March.

Have further questions? Check out the Returning Student Room Selection FAQ page.