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You have such a beautiful campus!

Students and parents follow a campus tour guideWe hear that all the time from students after a campus visit.

But you should see our campus for yourself. Experience our modern academic buildings. Our nationally ranked recreation center. Our stunning Student Union and Coleman Common, our outdoor living room that bustles with activity on warm days.

Visit our campus in-person or virtually. Here's how...

Visit in person

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Weekday Info Sessions/Campus Tours

With priority on safety, we have resumed limited in-person, daily campus tours and information sessions.

Learn about our excellent academics, scholarships, living on campus and more. Campus tour included.

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Visit on your own

Explore our beautiful campus on your own!

We've created a special walking guide just for you.

To download it, first tell us a little about you.


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Virtual Senior Week

For high school seniors: We'll have online sessions at 4 and 6 p.m. daily covering the subjects you care about most: academics, scholarships, involvement, living on campus and more.

While we hope you can join us each day, we understand that you will participate in the sessions that are most helpful to you. .

Choose between:

March 8-11Reserve your space today | See what's planned

April 5-8Reserve your space today | See what's planned

Visit virtually


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Academic Information Sessions

Our colleges regularly hold Academic Information Sessions. Learn more about our exceptional degree programs engineering, nursing, business, biology, technology and more.

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Financial Aid Live Virtual Sessions

Discover the many ways we can make college affordable for you: Financial aid, scholarships and more.

An aerial image of campus from our virtual campus tour
Virtual Tours

Tour campus at any hour. We have student-led virtual tours and a virtual walking tour available 24-7.


Visit an academic department

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

Planned visit events

Some colleges and departments hold visit events for students.


Learn about opportunites for transfer students to visit The University of Akron.

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

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

To preserve public health, we have suspended group in-person visits until further notice.

You can make a reservation today for a 30-minute admissions presentation and virtual campus tour. These virtual programs are designed for high school classes and college-access programs.

Schedule a virtual special group appointment


The University of Akron
Office of Undergraduate 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

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