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Ohio University provides a shuttle bus from the Port Columbus Airport in Columbus, Ohio, to Athens before orientation. OHIO also offers temporary on-campus housing during orientation.

Temporary Housing

Temporary housing prior to the start of the academic semester is available for new students who will live in residence halls for the academic year. This will provide you with a place to stay during International Student Orientation. Advanced reservations are required by e-mailing The reservation system is active 1-2 weeks before temporary housing is available. If you are required to live on campus, you must have completed your housing contract before making temporary housing reservations.The cost for temporary housing is $25 per person, per night (based on double occupancy).

You will be provided with a linen packet when you arrive. Each packet includes two bed sheets, one pillow case, one blanket, pillow, two bath towels and two washcloths. There is a minimal cost, and you may keep the linens.

Charges for temporary housing and linens will be billed directly to your student account.

Airport Shuttle

You should plan to arrive at the Port Columbus Airport in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio University Office of Transportation and Parking provides a shuttle service from the Port Columbus Airport to campus at the beginning of each term. Advance reservations are required. The minimal cost for the service will be charged to your student account; payment is not required when you arrive. The shuttle will drop you off near your housing.

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