We provide individualized care and support to students in need and work to create a healthy environment by promoting safety, healing and wellbeing for all students.

Sexual Assault & Violence Education Team
Crisis Assessment Referral Evaluation Team

Case Management
  • Case Management 
    When a student’s mental and/or physical health are a concern but there are not any safety issues present
  • How to Support
    How to help friends, students, or colleagues needing support and assistance, particularly in a behavioral health crisis .
Withdrawal Due to Extraordinary Circumstances
Our Staff
  • Meet the Staff
    Meet the Staff of the Dean of Students Office and the Rape Crisis Center

How to Transfer

Students who are transferring from the University of Akron to another college may need to have academic and student conduct background checks completed.  Students who need a transfer evaluation form completed should:

  • Fill in the form with name, address, email, phone, and student ID
  • Sign the form to give the Dean of Students Office permission to release information
  • Email the form to Barbara Ferrell at, or drop the form at Student Union 152

The Dean of Students Office will send to the college(s) and email a copy to the student.