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  • General Room Information

    Each room is equipped with:

    • twin bed
    • standard twin mattress
    • dresser
    • closet
    • desk and chair
    • mirror
    • basic cable service provided
    • phone jack and computer port

    Measurement vary with corner rooms, hall locations and triple rooms. All rooms receive free local phone service, but a long distance calling card is needed for calls outside ODU's area code (614).

    What to bring and what to leave at home:

    Things to Bring:

    The Office of Residence Life recommends that you bring a few creature comforts with you to your new place like:

    • Twin bedding and pillows
    • Towels, shower tote, shower shoes and toiletries
    • Desk lamp
    • Alarm clock
    • Stereo and TV
    • Stackable crates, message board, cork board
    • Iron, laundry basket or bag and detergent
    • Small refrigerator (single 4.3 cubic feet or 2.3 cubic feet only)
    • Photos, posters, stuffed animals, yearbooks
    • Telephone and answering machine
    • Waste paper basket
    • Dishes (glasses, mugs, eating utensils, etc.)
    Things to leave at home:

    Due to the high risk of fire, damage, and injury, the following items are prohibited. Electrical or heating appliances, such as:

    • Coffee pots
    • Hot plates
    • Broilers
    • Space heaters
    • Immersion heaters
    • Toaster ovens
    • Foreman-type grills
    • Sun lamps
    • Air conditioners (except as provided by the university)
    • Portable Air Conditioners
    • Candles
    • Incense
    • Torchiere halogen lamps
    • Fire-arms and other weapons

    More information can be found on our What to Bring List.
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    Residential Policies

    See the Residential policies in the ODU Student Handbook


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  • Contact Info

    Residence Life Office 

    Erskine 145
    Ohio Dominican University
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43219

    Phone: (614) 251-4718