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Spring Move In Information

Spring Move-In Information

Spring 2022 move-in is currently scheduled to take place January 6-7 (4PM-7PM) for new students to OHIO University and January 8-9 (8AM-8PM) for students returning to campus. During the move-in experience all students and guests will be expected to follow all public health directives.

Students will be required to complete a Covid-19 pre-test and receive a negative result prior to checking in. Detailed information regarding testing (requesting and administering the tests) will be sent to the student’s Ohio email address from COVIDoperations@ohio.edu.

The first meal served on the spring semester meal plan will be brunch on Sunday, January 9.

Spring Move-In

Is there anything I shouldn't bring?

Yes. For your own health and safety, the following items are PROHIBITED in the residence halls:

The use or possession of dangerous weapons or materials within the residence halls is strictly prohibited. This includes firearms, other weapons and ammunition. Dangerous weapons or materials include, but are not limited to: handguns, automatic and semiautomatic firearms, compressed air guns (e.g. CO2 air guns / air-soft guns / paintball guns), pellet guns, bb guns, or a weapon of any description, including but not limited to ballistic or explosive devices, incendiary devices, fireworks, ammunition, or knives used to either cause or infer harm to self or others.

-Cooking appliances, including crock pots, grills, toasters, or toaster ovens

-Alcohol (if you are under the legal age of 21)

-Candles

-Crock pots

-Drugs (illegal)

-Explosives

-Fishnet or paper lanterns

-Hot plate or any open-coil cooking appliance

-Personal microwave or refrigerator (refrigerator and microwave provided)

-Personal air-conditioning units

-Pets (other than fish)

-Posters that will cover more than 25 percent of your walls

-Duct/masking tape or other wall/furniture damaging tape product

When can I move into my residence hall?

Spring 2022 move-in is currently scheduled to take place January 6-7 (4PM-7PM) for new students to OHIO University and January 8-9 (8AM-8PM) for students returning to campus. During the move-in experience all students and guests will be expected to follow all public health directives.

What if I need to ship some items before my arrival?

You may ship items to your campus address. Please time such shipments so that they correspond with your arrival. Items will be shipped to your green mail center.

What should I bring to campus with me?

-COVID supplies, including face masks, hand sanitizer, cleaning wipes, thermometer, etc.

-Alarm clock

-Backpack

-Bedspread, pillow, and mattress pad

-Blankets and sheets (for 80" twin bed)

-Clothes hangers

-Comfortable walking shoes

-Desk lamp

-Dust rag, dust spray

-First aid kit

-Laundry supplies (High efficiency detergent)

-Non-wall damaging adhesive for posters or decorations (we recommend 3M/Command products)

-Notebooks, pens, pencils, tape, stapler, paper clips, scissors

-Rain jacket/umbrella

-Rolls of quarters (if not using Bobcat Cash) for laundry/vending

-Shower bucket (to carry your shower supplies)

-Shower shoes/flip flops

-Telephone (if you want to use the land line. Will require having room phone line activated by contact the OIT Service Desk)

-Towels and washcloths

-U.L. approved GFCI surge bars or power strips

Where do I check in?

East & West Green Residence Halls:

East and West Green residence halls report to the staff office of the building to which they are assigned.

South Green Residence Halls:

Adams Hall: Adams Hall 1st Floor
Tanaka and Luchs: Tanaka Hall 1st Floor
Carr and Sowle: Carr Hall 1st Floor
Brown Hall: Brown Hall 1st Floor
Pickering Hall: Pickering Hall 1st Floor
Crawford Hall: Crawford Hall 1st Floor
Mackinnon Hall: Mackinnon Hall 1st Floor
Wray, Ewing and Hoover: Wray Seminar Room 006

Other FAQs

Looking for more information about the residence halls, roommates, room changes or meal plans? Check out our expanded FAQ for answers to the most common questions received by our office.