August Orientation - Orientation Fees

Nearly all costs for orientation are already included in student tuition and fees. 

Orientation Housing Charges

Transfer students who move into their assigned residence hall rooms to attend August orientation will be charged and early arrival housing fee for each night before upperclass move-in on Saturday, August 24. 

  • The cost for early move in is $26.03 - $39.65 per night, depending on student room and building type.  For questions regarding early move-in rates, please contact the Campus Services Center at or 513-529-5000.

Should you wish to move in earlier than August 20, please request early arrival housing through the StarRez portal, or contact the Campus Services Center at 513-529-5000.

Please note: students who register for August orientation and do not check-in and attend the orientation program will still be charged the early arrival housing fee.


Student meal plans begin on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Student meals are not included in August orientation; campus dining locations accept cash and credit card payments, and several locations will be open during this time.

If you have questions about orientation fees, please contact the Office of Orientation and Transition Programs by calling 513-529-9771 or email