Making a home away from home is what campus residential life is all about. It’s also about enjoying new surroundings and learning to live in harmony with individuals who don’t share your DNA.

Because a lot of your education will happen outside the classroom, Ohio Wesleyan asks students to live on campus all four years. On a residential campus like ours, you’ll interact easily and often with other students, faculty, and staff.

Through everyday activities or special events, you’ll quickly become a part of the OWU community and find ways to make your own contributions here. You’ll learn leadership skills, make lasting friendships, get comfortable with making decisions—all of which will complement your academic endeavors.

Regardless of where you live on campus, you’ll build the invaluable connections that highlight a liberal arts education.

Smith Hall: Updated Living & Learning Community

Smith Hall Lounge drawing

Smith Hall is now completely renovated and is one living option for our first-year students. The new Smith includes a fitness room, community kitchen, game room, multipurpose room, 24/7 dining hall, and many more amenities.

Bradford Milligan Hall: New Apartment Village

OWU seniors have the option to live in a brand new apartment village built at the end of the JAYwalk on Liberty Street. Each 4-, 6-, and 8-person apartment includes a full kitchen, two bathrooms, and a large living room with lots of natural light. The building also includes a convenience store, a multipurpose space, smaller lounges, and a large patio in the back.

Contact Info


Office of Residential Life
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3175
F 740-368-3174

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