Some Central State students still waiting on campus housing as construction delays continue

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 1:08 PM

Several students at Central State University are scheduled to move in to new apartments this week, but the building that’s been under construction for months isn’t ready yet.

At the beginning of the semester, students were placed in temporary off-campus housing while the new apartments were under construction.

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Some students started moving in yesterday, but only about two-thirds of the building is finished.

News Center 7 Kayla Courvell spoke with parents, students and the school about the issue.

One parent drove from Cincinnati to help move her daughter into her new dorm, but that student was never told which room she’d be in.

“They gone provide them with boxes to pack, but aren’t responsible for lost, stolen or damaged stuff. I came to move my daughter myself, but I don’t know where I’m moving her to,” said Tracy Logan.

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Logan says moving on campus should be the least of her daughters worries.

“My daughter has a midterm. That’s all she needs to be concentrated on, not that she needs to get her stuff packed, worried about where she’s going to be staying, it’s ridiculous,” she said.

In a statement, the university said they notified students of the move and that it would be completed in stages, but didn’t mention when the rest of the apartments would be finished.