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Housing and Accommodations

The University of Dayton offers many types of housing to meet students' personal, cultural and religious needs. If you will be a first- or second-year undergraduate or conditionally admitted student under the age of 21, you are required to live on campus. All other students are encouraged to live on campus, when housing is available. 

The Center for International Programs does not arrange housing for students, and the University does not offer temporary housing. Make housing arrangements before you arrive.

More information about housing accommodations at the University of Dayton are available on the housing and residence life website >>

Living on campus

Requesting housing

To arrange housing on campus, complete the housing application online at You will need your university username and password to complete the online housing application. If you do not have your username and password, contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life at or +1 937-229-3317.

Confirm your housing assignment with the Office of Housing and Residence Life before arriving in Dayton, Ohio.

Move-in dates for University housing

First- or second-year undergraduate or conditionally admitted students under the age of 21 will be automatically assigned housing. These students can move in to their on-campus residences soon after arriving on campus. 

View the arrival schedule for more information on important dates >>

Linen packages

Students living in University housing must bring their own linens. The Center for International Programs has a limited supply of linen packages available to new international students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Learn more about linen packages >>

Living off campus

Those students not required to live on-campus may wish to find accommodations off-campus. A list of off-campus residences is provided here as a courtesy.