Record number of students move in to UD dorms

UD move in weekend (WDTN Photo/Kelley King)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — An estimated 2,205 first-year students moved in Saturday morning to their new homes at the University of Dayton.

With smiling faces and open arms, UD’s Blue Crew welcomed the incoming students as they said their good-byes to their parents. Made up of upperclassmen, Blue Crew members were there to carry in items to the dorms and help first year students get settled into their new living areas.

This year’s freshmen class is the largest in the University’s history.

First year students will take the rest of the weekend to move in. The remainder of upperclassmen are scheduled to return to campus Sunday. Classes start Wednesday August 27. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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