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University of Akron admissions deadlines for fall 2023

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The table below shows deadlines if you want to start in the fall (August 2023).

Lower on this page are deadlines for spring (January) or summer (June) starts.

Date Description
Aug. 1 Application for admission opens for the 2023 fall semester.
Sept. 26 Admission decisions will begin being made on a rolling basis for the 2023 fall semester.
Oct. 1 Earliest date to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year. How to apply.
Dec. 1 FAFSA submission deadline for priority awarding of federal student aid.
Jan. 31 Private and endowed scholarship deadline for new students.
Jan. 31 Priority application deadline.
Feb. 1 Priority admission and scholarship deadline for the Williams Honors College.
April 1 Regular admission and scholarship deadline for the Williams Honors College.
April 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for summer and fall semester.
May 1 Priority deadline to confirm enrollment.
Deadline to accept seat in the Williams Honors College.
May 15 Freshman housing application submission deadline for priority on-campus housing.
June 1 Target date for the completion of the loan process:
Accept loan.
Complete master promissory note.
Complete entrance interview.
Aug. 1 Final admission and confirmation-fee payment deadline.
Aug. 28 Fall semester 2022 begins.

Deadline for students who want to start next spring (January)

Admission and confirmation fee payment deadline, meaning your application, application fee, transcript and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, and your confirmation fee payment submitted, Dec. 20.

Oct. 15 - College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for spring semester.


Deadlines for students who want to start next summer (June)

Admission deadline, meaning your transcript, application fee and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, May 1.

Confirmation fee payment deadline, May 15.


Semester start dates

2023-24 Academic Year

Fall semester 2023: Monday, Aug. 28

Spring semester 2023: Monday, Jan. 9

Summer semester 2023: Monday, May 15