Maps, directions and parking
Tips and information for prospective students visiting campus
Due to on-going construction in and around The University of Akron, we have provided specific directions to campus.
Also visit ODOT for the most up-to-date road closures and detours.
Popular destinations for prospective students
Located in Simmons Hall:
- Office of Admissions
- Financial Aid
- Many other student services
Summer and fall visit day events held in the Student Union
If you plan to attend one of these events, we can send you parking instructions specific to that event.
How to park for FREE
Make an appointment to visit through the Office of Admissions, and we will send you a placard that will allow you to park for free in any commuter lot on campus. Call Admissions at (330) 972-7100 or 1-800-655-4884.
Visiting Admissions, located in Simmons Hall, park in the North Campus Parking Deck (map).
Other paid parking options
- A daylong visitor parking pass is $6
- Metered spaces on campus
- Gated visitors' lot on Buchtel Avenue in the campus center, pay by the hour
What to do in Akron
The city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest. Get a a taste of what you can discover in Akron and the region during your visit.
Mileage to UA from selected cities
|Orrville||30||New York City||455|