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Visit The University of Akron

We would love to meet you in person, but because of the health emergency, we have canceled all on- and off-campus recruitment events through May.

For now, please join one of our streaming information sessions. The schedule is below, as are other ways to preview our beautiful campus online.

Our admissions team is available to answer your questions at admissions@uakron.edu. You can also schedule a virtual appointment by email. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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Virtual admissions information sessions

We offer a wide range of virtual information sessions including:

  • General Admissions Information Session - An admissions presentation including information about academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid and scholarships. High school juniors and sophomores (and parents) are welcome to join.
  • Next Steps in the Enrollment Process - A 30-minute session covering the next steps in the enrollment process. All current high school seniors who are admitted or confirmed for the fall 2020 term are welcome to join.
  • Current Zips Takeover - An interactive opportunity to hear from current Zips about their UA experience, student involvement, and more. All Future Zips are welcome to join.
  • Financial Aid 101 – This 30-minute session will highlight UA scholarship opportunities, other types of financial aid, and helpful tips in funding your education. High school juniors and sophomores (and parents) are welcome to join.

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Streaming academic and department information sessions

Join us on Facebook Live for one of our information sessions. Bring your questions. More sessions to come!

Recent events have brought into focus the progress that has yet to be made to end racial injustice and discrimination. Out of respect and to make room for other voices now, we are postponing scheduled Facebook Live sessions for engineering and study abroad. When they are rescheduled, the times will be posted here.

To be rescheduled: College of Engineering: Chemical Engineering & Corrosion Engineering

To be rescheduled: Study Abroad

To be rescheduled: Biomedical Engineering

Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m.: Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering

Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m.: Office of Exploratory Advising

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Watch our earlier Facebook Live sessions.

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INSTAGRAM Q&A WITH AN
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INSTAGRAM Q&A WITH
UA STUDENTS

OVERVIEW OF THE UNIVERSITY

Chris Stimler from our admissions office discusses campus life, housing, student organizations, the admissions process and more.

Campus tour with Claire

Virtual campus tour

Launch Experience

FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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College Visit Days

It’s time you experienced The University of Akron campus. Join us for an upcoming college Visit Day.

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FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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Info sessions & campus tours

To preserve public health, we have suspended in-person Information Sessions and Campus Tours through May. We hope to begin hosting info sessions and campus tours on campus at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and on select Saturdays beginning in June. In the meantime, reserve your spot for a virtual information session today.

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FOR TRANSFER & ADULTS

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Personal meeting & campus visit

We make enrolling easy! Let's meet to discuss your plans and your credentials.

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MORE COLLEGE VISIT OPPORTUNITIES

Visitation day events

When you attend a college visit day, you can talk with current students and representatives from UA's academic areas, and learn how to apply for admission, financial aid, scholarships and housing. Be sure to attend the campus tour!

Information sessions and campus tours

Information sessions and college tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. by an admissions representative, followed by a student-guided campus tour. Programs are also available on select Saturdays, too.

Academic departments

To meet with someone in your intended academic area, please contact the department directly at least two weeks in advance to schedule your visit. Some academic departments offer information sessions and campus tours.

How to identify the best person to contact to set up a college visit:

  1. Visit the Academics & Majors area of our site.
  2. Look for the yellow "Major Search" box lower on the page.
  3. Search for your major and click through.
  4. On the landing page, the contact name is in the upper right.

If you have any problems, contact Admissions at admissions@uakron.edu

Planned visit events

Some colleges and departments hold visit events for students.

Related:

The Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center hosts events throughout the year to address the specific questions of transfer students.

You may also schedule a personal appointment by calling toll-free 1-855-828-7267, local at 330-972-7009, or e-mailing transfer@uakron.edu.

How to enroll as a transfer student

One-on-one campus visits

We would be happy to provide you a personalized campus tour and to meet with you and help match your education and life experiences to your future career.

Set up a personalized tour


College visit events

The Office of Admissions hosts events throughout the year to address the specific questions from adult students.

Visit events for adult students

How to enroll as an adult student


To preserve public health, we have suspended group visits until high school classes resume in the fall.

When high school classes resume in the fall, you can make a reservation today for a 30-minute admissions presentation and a one-hour walking tour of campus. These college tours are designed for high school classes and college-access programs.

Group tours


OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The University of Akron
Office of Admissions
Simmons Hall 109 (Map)
Akron, OH 44325-2001

Phone: 330-972-7100

Toll-free: 1-800-655-4884

Fax: 330-972-7022

Website: Undergraduate Admissions | Graduate Admissions

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E-mail: admissions@uakron.edu