Campus life at UA

The University of Akron campus life is anything but conventional. With nearly 300 student organizations on campus—focused on hobbies, politics, faith, film, ethnicity, music, academics, athletics and more—you will discover endless new interests, new talents and new friends.

University of Akron campus building for residence and dining

Housing & dining

Explore our award-winning on-campus housing, dining options, and take a 360-degree look inside student rooms.

University of Akron students at a campus festival

Student activities

Check out our 300+ student groups, vibrant Greek Life, Rec & Wellness Center, arts & culture, and school traditions.

UA students at a career fair on campus

Career development

Connecting you to employers for internships, jobs and careers. We'll review your resume, introduce you to employers and more.

Students serving on The University of Akron campus

Service & leadership

Being a Zip means giving back. From community service projects, becoming a student leader, or working on world-class research.

On-campus UA intercollegiate athletics

Intercollegiate athletics

Cheer on the Blue & Gold with UA's 17 men's and women's varsity teams, including the recent addition of esports.

Students in a university business fraternity

Diversity & access

Encouraging an increased awareness and celebration of the visible and non-visible differences among our campus community.

The University of Akron offers numerous health & wellness avenues within student activities and campus life.

Health & wellness

Maintaining a healthy mind and body is a journey. Our Rec Center, Student Health Services, and Counseling Services are here for you.

The skyline of Akron, home to companies and nonprofits where our students intern

Our city

Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest.

Officers in the University of Akron police department

Campus safety

Safety is paramount, as evidenced by the dozens of programs and services in place to help protect, inform and empower our students.