ADVANCE: New Student Orientation for Multicultural students

What is ADVANCE?

ADVANCE is a special orientation program for multicultural students at The University of Akron. Participants meet with current UA students, faculty, and administrators who help students learn how to identify and handle the challenges typically encountered in the freshmen year.

Benefits of ADVANCE

  • Two-day session dates offer the experience of staying overnight in a residence hall
  • Participation in interactive informational sessions
  • Review of the financial aid process
  • Meet other multicultural students
  • Learn more about the support services offered at The University of Akron

2022 Dates!

  • Tuesday, June 7th - Wednesday, June 8th
  • Tuesday, June 14th - Wednesday, June 15th
  • Wednesday, June 22nd - Thursday, June 23rd
  • Thursday, June 30th - Friday, July 1st
  • Tuesday, July 12th - Wednesday, July 13th
  • Wednesday, July 20th - Thursday, July 21st
  • Wednesday, August 3rd - Thursday, August 4th
  • Thursday, August 11th - Friday, August 12th

How to sign up for ADVANCE

The overnight stay and all meals are included in your commitment fee. There is no additional charge to participate in the program. If you would like to schedule one of the orientation dates above, please click here to sign up!

Please contact Autumn Frampton at 330-972-8660 with any questions.