Students who scheduled a college tour enjoy the sunshine in Coleman Common

Visit The University of Akron

Ready to visit? We are excited to welcome high school students to campus for in-person tours and information sessions. You can visit virtually as well.

We offer three ways to visit:

A student who made a college visit to The University of AkronIn-person visits

We offer a variety of in-person Campus Tours and Daily Information Sessions, Monday through Friday at various times. We are limiting the number of guests for each session and taking other health precautions. Learn more and sign up.

Daily virtual admissions information sessions

For those who are unable or are uncomfortable coming to campus, we offer a wide range of virtual information sessions. Including general information sessions, financial aid and special topic with specific academic programs. Sign up for a virtual information session. As a complement to the information session, we offer virtual tours on the web lower on this page.

Self-guided campus tour

Explore our beautiful campus on your own! We've created a special guide just for you. To download it, first tell us a little about you.

Engineering and Computing Professions Virtual Visit Day

Sept. 25, 2020 Hear from faculty members and learn about program details, hands-on learning opportunities, student design teams and more. Learn more and sign up.

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Academic and department information sessions

Watch our earlier Facebook Live sessions on demand.

Virtual Campus Tour

Virtual walking tour

Launch Experience


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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