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Most new students live in Scholar Hall our University-Sponsored Residence Hall. This is geared towards freshman, with freshman only floors, however is open to upperclassmen if they choose on other floors of the building. In the event that freshman-only housing fills up, incoming freshman residents might be placed in upperclassman housing.

Research indicates that students who reside on campus are more satisfied with their college experience, perform stronger academically and are more likely to graduate within four years than their commuting classmates.  In addition, they have a strong support system with peers who are going through similar experiences.

Cohabitation is not permitted on OUAZ’s campus. Each building has separate housing areas for each gender. Daily “open hall hours” allow you to visit friends of the opposite gender in the suite’s living room.

You may decorate your room with fun bedding, photos of friends and family, throw pillows, rugs, etc. You may also hang posters using 3M hooks or staples. Check out the What to Bring section on this page for more information.

Please see the “What To Bring Page” to what items are provided by the university.

Yes, every room has air conditioning and heating. Electric Bills for the apartment style are covered each month up to $100. 

Your move-in time will vary based upon what term you are beginning class. Please stay tuned for an email that will direct you to your move in/ orientation time based on your start date.

Beds have already been bunked in the necessary room, based on occupancy. Beds cannot be lofted, due to safety concerns. If you have any specific questions regarding bed situations, ask your RA or RD for further direction upon your arrival.

No, all OUAZ-provided furniture must remain in the room and intact through the duration of your stay. Any removed or missing furniture at the end of the year will result in housing fines.

If you have extenuating circumstances that require a private room, contact Student Disability Services.

No, OUAZ does not offer student storage.  We recommend storing items at one of the many local public storage facilities.

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