Visit The University of Akron
We would love to meet you in person, but because of the health emergency, we have canceled all on- and off-campus recruitment events through May.
For now, please join one of our streaming information sessions. The schedule is below, as are other ways to preview our beautiful campus online.
Our admissions team is available to answer your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also schedule a virtual appointment by email. We look forward to hearing from you!
Virtual admissions information sessions
We offer a wide range of virtual information sessions including:
- General Admissions Information Session - An admissions presentation including information about academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid and scholarships. High school juniors and sophomores (and parents) are welcome to join.
- Next Steps in the Enrollment Process - A 30-minute session covering the next steps in the enrollment process. All current high school seniors who are admitted or confirmed for the fall 2020 term are welcome to join.
- Current Zips Takeover - An interactive opportunity to hear from current Zips about their UA experience, student involvement, and more. All Future Zips are welcome to join.
- Financial Aid 101 – This 30-minute session will highlight UA scholarship opportunities, other types of financial aid, and helpful tips in funding your education. High school juniors and sophomores (and parents) are welcome to join.
Missed a session?
Watch our earlier Facebook Live sessions.
POPULAR: Next Steps in the Enrollment Process (Admissions, Housing, Orientation, Financial Aid, Honors)
- Transferring to UA
- Financial Aid: Advice and Insight
- The Many Benefits of UA's Williams Honors College
- Residence Life and Housing
- Office of New Student Orientation
- School of Nursing
- Department of Psychology
- Office of Accessibility
- Student Life: Getting Involved as a Zip
- Current Zips Panel
- Department of Biology & Pre-Health
- Food & Environmental Nutrition
- Living in and exploring the City of Akron
- College of Engineering
- Young Alumni Panel
- Dance, Theatre & Music
- Criminal Justice
- Department of Political Science
- Computer Information Systems - Cybersecurity
- School of Social Work
- Myers School of Art
- College of Business Administration
- School of Sport Science & Wellness Education
- Career Services
- Emergency Management & Homeland Security
- School of Communication
- Planning for College 101
- Department of Engineering and Science Technology
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Visitation day events
When you attend a college visit day, you can talk with current students and representatives from UA's academic areas, and learn how to apply for admission, financial aid, scholarships and housing. Be sure to attend the campus tour!
Information sessions and campus tours
Information sessions and college tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. by an admissions representative, followed by a student-guided campus tour. Programs are also available on select Saturdays, too.
- Schedule your daily information session and/or campus visit
- See what Saturday information sessions and/or college visits are available
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:
- Visit the Academics & Majors area of our site.
- Look for the yellow "Major Search" box lower on the page.
- Search for your major and click through.
- On the landing page, the contact name is in the upper right.
If you have any problems, contact Admissions at email@example.com
Planned visit events
Some colleges and departments hold visit events for students.
The Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center hosts events throughout the year to address the specific questions of transfer students.
You may also schedule a personal appointment by calling toll-free 1-855-828-7267, local at 330-972-7009, or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
College visit events
The Office of Admissions hosts events throughout the year to address the specific questions from adult students.
To preserve public health, we have suspended group visits until high school classes resume in the fall.
When high school classes resume in the fall, you can make a reservation today for a 30-minute admissions presentation and a one-hour walking tour of campus. These college tours are designed for high school classes and college-access programs.