'Know the Code' Workshops

CodeLogo01 (002)All incoming freshmen are required to attend a mandatory workshop presented by The University of Akron Police Department, the Department of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Parking Services and the Dean of Students Office.

Your Know the Code workshop covers campus safety, your student code of conduct, and important information regarding Title IX. 

For 2021, your Know the Code Workshop will be conducted online through your UA BrightSpace. It must be completed by the end of the first week of classes (August 27th).

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If you have any questions regarding this requirement, please contact the Office of New Student Orientation at 330-972-2622 or email nso@uakron.edu. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Know the Code Workshop Frequently Asked Questions

What is this and why do I have to complete it?

As a University, there is certain information that is important for us to deliver to students prior to the start of school that was not conveyed during your orientation program. All incoming freshmen are required to complete two online trainings: Know the Code and Everfi. These two courses cover different content but complement each other, and both are vital to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for all our community members. Now that you are a Zip, we want to make sure you are informed as you begin your Akron Experience.

What is Know the Code and Everfi?

Know the Code covers campus safety, your student code of conduct, and important information regarding sexual assault awareness. 

You will be receiving notification from the Dean of Students' office with instructions on how to complete your "Everfi" training course on "Creating a Culture of Respect."