New Student Orientation

Welcome! You may be looking to schedule an orientation or even get involved with New Student Orientation. Here's how to navigate our page based off your population:

Admitted Students: Your next step is to confirm your enrollment here at The University of Akron. Following that, you will receive your next steps from us. To confirm your enrollment, please click on the appropriate population below.

Current Students: Whether you are looking for information on current programming or applying to be an Orientation Leader, you can find more information to the right!

Welcome, Freshmen! Your first step as a New Roo will be attending a New Student Orientation: Advising & Registration Program. You will meet with an adviser, sign up for classes, and meet with other UA students and campus professionals.

Right before classes begin in August, you will participate in Part 2 of the Orientation process- New Roo Weekend!

First, you need to confirm your enrollment here at UA. You can do so by clicking the button below.

Next Steps For Freshmen

New International Student Orientation is mandatory for any international student (undergraduate, graduate, transfer, exchange) who is new to the University this semester.

Orientation for International Students

Adults and Transfer students are often juggling additional commitments. Bring your life experiences and let us help you make the transition into being a successful student at UA.  

First, you need to confirm your enrollment here at UA. You can do so by clicking the button below.

Next Steps for Transfer/Adult Students

College Credit Plus students take college courses while still in high school. Some students take courses on campus, others at a distance learning lab at their high school. At orientation, you will sign up for classes and learn to use University tools.

Next Steps for College Credit Plus Students

Family and friends play a vital role in helping students succeed. You can be a part of the college experience from the start by joining your student at orientation! 

Find out more!

New Student Orientation

The University of Akron

Office of New Student Orientation

Simmons Hall 209

Akron, OH 44325-4716

Phone: 330-972-2622

Fax: 330-972-5278


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Akron Adventures: An exciting program that challenges you to learn more about yourself and others before school starts.

New Roo Weekend: A fun and exciting three-day program for all new, direct-from-high-school students to help welcome you to campus.

SC9 Workshop: Incoming students must complete a required Safety, Conduct, & Title IX workshop prior to New Roo Weekend.

Week of Welcome: A variety of events to help you get acquainted with the campus and your fellow students.

Akron Experience: Get involved on campus to ensure your success.

Common Reading Program: Start the semester on common ground and hear the author speak on campus.

 Follow Us on Twitter: Stay up to date with the latest from the Orientation team on Twitter.

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