SpringFest 2016

Friday, May 6 | 4-10 p.m. | Coleman Common


Our annual tradition continues for UA students, faculty and staff, and with your Zip Card up to three college-age family and friends, to have some fun and celebrate the completion of another academic year.

Details below on the artist, activities, Ultimate SpringFest Challenge, freebies, t-shirts and more are being added all the time!



Kid Ink     

Kid Ink






Ultimate SpringFest Challenge

Your 2016 contestants! Click to learn more about them.



Schedule & Activities



4 p.m. - SpringFest begins
4-6:30 p.m. - Music by WZIP
6:30 p.m. - Akron Idol contest - Main stage
7:30 p.m. - Final Ultimate SpringFest Challenge - Main stage
7:45 p.m. - Games and attractions end
8 p.m. - Concert with Kid Ink
9:30 p.m. - Fireworks
10 p.m. - SpringFest ends


  • Klime Wallz
  • Portable Zipline
  • Double Free Fall
  • Mechanical Bull
  • Bungee Run
  • Meltdown
  • Hamster balls Zorbs
  • Toxic Drop
  • Juggernaut


While supplies last!

  • Airbrush pennants
  • Henna body art
  • Photobooth
  • Sand art



Get the Shirt

Buy one at SpringFest

Actual color and design

Stop by the t-shirt tent and buy one on the spot for $5! Cash only. Sizes run from small through 5X and are in limited quantities. Shirt sales will run from 4 to 8 p.m., or while supplies last.

Did you preorder a shirt?

Preorder has closed. Shirts purchased in advance will be available for pickup at the event in the t-shirt tent near the Student Union from 4-8 p.m. Have your Zip Card or another ID ready.

Note: All preorder shirts not picked up at SpringFest will be held for one week in the Center for Service and Leadership, located on the first floor of the Student Union across from the Game Room. Shirts not claimed after one week will be considered a donation and refunds will not be processed.






All volunteer spots are filled!

If you need help or have questions, contact Deborah Novak, or 330-972-8646. Click the button below to verify, or cancel your time.

Check your shift



About SpringFest

Now in its seventh year, SpringFest is UA's annual end-of-semester celebration featuring games and attractions, free items, musical entertainment and much more. The event is open to UA students, faculty and staff and up to three guests with a valid Zip Card.

Questions about SpringFest

Contact David Vale, assistant director of campus programs, Department of Student Life at 330-972-6568 or


2016 Sponsors

  • Undergraduate Student Government
  • Zips Programming Network
  • Auxiliary Enterprises including Aramark, Parking and Transportation Services, and Printing Services
  • Division of Student Success


Take a look at the opportunities available and pick what fits your schedule. As a thank you, volunteers will get a special FREE SpringFest 2016 t-shirt!

Sign up now!

Simply review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like. You will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot. Your email address will not be shared.