Housing Timeline and move-in dates

Image: Students in the residence halls


March 17thReturning Student Housing Contracts for 2023-2024 available online in eRezLife. Students who wish to live on campus for the 2023-2024 academic year must complete their Housing Contract by logging into eRezLife. Returning students can access eRezLife using their Hiram College user name and password by going to my.hiram.edu.
Specialty Housing Applications (Townhouse, East, Henry, Bowler) Available
March 24thLottery Groupings posted to Student Portal
All questions regarding housing groupings must be received in writing to Residence Life by March 31st at 5:00 pm
March 24thEast Hall, Townhouse, Henry Honors Hall, and All-Gender Housing applications due by 12:00 pm. Medical Housing Requests due in writing to Dr. Kevin Feisthamel, Director of Counseling, Health & Disability Services.
March 31stEast Hall, Townhouse, Henry Honors Hall, and All-Gender Housing approval notifications sent to applicants.
March 31stHousing Lottery sign-up time slots sent to students. Housing sign-ups will be online using eRezLife.
April 5thIn person housing sign-ups for East Hall, Townhouses, Henry Honors, and All-Gender Housing Community for pre-approved students
April 6thOnline housing sign-ups for all other Residence Halls
June 4thFirst-Year housing application initial deadline
June 14thFirst-Year Honors housing selection
June 16thFirst wave housing selection (non-honors, first-year, transfer)
July 14thSecond wave housing selection (non-honors, first-year, transfer)

Move-In Dates 2023-2024

DateDetailsCheck-In Location
Aug. 7Football
Returning Players: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
New Players: 10 – 11:00 a.m.
Coleman Athletic Center
Aug. 9Summer Housing Residents Move To Fall RoomBates Hall
Aug. 15Resident Assistants
HRAs: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
RAs: 9:00 am – 12:00pm, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bates Hall
Aug. 18Fall Athletes
(Cheer & STUNT, Cross Country, Women’s Volleyball, Men and Women’s Golf, Men and Women’s Soccer)
Bates Hall
Note: Men’s Soccer will check-in at the Coleman Center
Aug. 21Early Arrival Move-In (approval needed)Bates Hall
Aug. 24Orientation Leaders: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
New Honors Students: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bates Hall
Aug. 25Remaining New Residential Students
Even Room Numbers: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Odd Room Numbers: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

New Commuter Students: 2:00 p.m.
Dean Street Tent

Hinsdale Arch
Aug. 26Early Arrival Move-In (approval needed)Bates Hall
Note: Summer Storage will be open from 11am-6pm
Aug. 27Remaining Returning Students
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bates Hall
Note: Summer Storage will be open from 9am-12pm & 1pm-5pm