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Law Housing

Housing Options

On and Off Campus

Ohio Northern University and the village of Ada offer many housing options for students. Two on-campus apartment complexes are available for law and graduate students looking for the convenience of campus living. There are also many off-campus apartments, houses and duplexes available for rent and purchase, all within walking distance to the college.

More information can be found on the Admitted Students page under Orientation. Please contact Residence Life at 419-772-2430 for further information.

ONU Law was featured in the National Jurist for our exceptional on-campus housing in 2012.


Summer On-Campus Housing Move-In Date: 2019 dates will be announced in January 2019
Fall On-Campus Housing Move-In Date: 2019 dates will be announced in January  2019


Register for On-Campus Housing >>

Login >> MyHousing tab >> Complete the Application.

SUMMER STARTER STUDENTS - Students enrolled in the Summer Starter Program will be able to register for housing once they submit their seat deposit and receive their usename and login information from the Office of Law Admissions. Students will use their ONU username and password to complete the housing application.  

FALL STUDENTS - Students beginning in the Fall semester will be able to register for on-campus housing once the second seat deposit is submitted and receive receive their usename and login information from the Office of Law Admissions.  Students will use their ONU username and password to complete the housing application.  

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ONU also offers on-campus housing for students who seek the convenience of campus life. On-campus housing is coordinated by the university's Residence Life Office. Polar Place Apartments and Courtyard Apartments are furnished two-person apartments featuring a shared common room (with kitchen) and a private bedroom (pictures provided below). Polar Place Apartments also include free T-1 internet access, cable television, voicemail and all utilities as well as access to laundry facilities. Students have the option of rooming with either another first year law student or a second year law student. Meal plans can also be purchased for use at all university dining facilities. There are a limited number of spots available for law students on a first come first serve basis! For more information, please visit the ONU Residence Life Office.

Apartment Amenities:

  • 2 networked computer outlets per room
  • 3-5 electrical outlets
  • ONU cable-television service in all rooms
  • Telephones and voicemail in all rooms
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Extra-long twin beds (loftable units provided)
  • Desk, desk chair, shelving, towel rack, mirror and closet in all rooms
  • Overhead lighting
Apartments include kitchens with:
  • Refrigerator, stove and oven, microwave, disposal, and counter or small table with two chairs
  • Some include dishwashers and disposals
Apartments include living room with:
  • Couch, chair, and two end table



Law Apartment Floor Plans:

Courtyard North 1st Floor: Floor Plan  |  Courtyard South 1st Floor: Floor Plan   |   Polar Place 1st Floor: Floor Plan

Law Apartment Photos:

Living Area: Courtyard   |   Kitchen: Courtyard   |   Kitchen/Living Area: Courtyard   |   Bedroom: Courtyard




2019 Off-Campus Landlord List>> 

The village of Ada provides inexpensive off-campus housing and a low cost of living far below national averages. Monthly rental fees can range from $300to $650 depending on décor, location, and whether the student is living alone or with a roommate. Many rental locations are within walking distance to the College of Law, restaurants, and other shops along Main Street in Ada.

ONU has provided a search tool through College Campus Connection in order to serve students looking for off-campus housing in the Ada area. All landlords listed have signed the non-discriminatory housing policy as required by the federal government. Other arrangements are between the landlord and the tenant. Please note: ONU has not inspected the listings on this site. Listing apartments does not constitute endorsement. Please inspect an apartment before signing a lease.