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  • Housing Requirements

    All full-time (12 credit hours or more during the regular school term)
    students are required to live on campus if at the beginning of
    the academic year:

    • Have completed less than 56 credit hours
    • Are not living with a parent/guardian within 40 miles
    • Are receiving an athletic scholarship, regardless of home address

    Exemption from Residency Requirement

    All students who have earned less than 56 credits at the beginning of the year and feel they meet the requirements to live with a parent/guardian must complete a Housing Exemption Form and be approved to live off campus. Learn more about the Housing Exemption Policies.

    Request for Release from Contract

    Students who have already signed a contract, but wish to cancel their contract, whether or not they have moved in, must fill out a Request for Release Form.  Learn more about the Contract Release Policies.

    Student Athletes

    December 1, 2009, Ohio Dominican University announced a change to its Residence Life policy effective beginning the 2010/2011 academic year. ODU now requires all student-athletes to live on campus for the entire time their names appear on our athletic rosters while they are receiving athletic aid. Questions can be directed to the Director of Residence Life Kerry Soller at sollerk@ohiodominican.edu.