University of Akron Office of Student Culture and Belonging group gathering

Office of Student Culture and Belonging

The Office of Student Culture and Belonging helps students feel comfortable and find resources for their success at UA. Learn about our mission and vison, meet our team and see how you can get involved in the SCB below.

ADVANCE JumpStart New Student Orientation

UA’s New Student Orientation featuring an overnight stay.

Learning Communities

Groups of students enroll in classes together receive individualized guidance and mentoring to enhance academic success both inside and outside of the classroom.

Peer Mentoring Services

To help first-year students adjust to life in college we pair you with sophomores, juniors and seniors to meet regularly and also go to events and programs together.

Intercultural Initiatives

OMD sponsors a variety of initiatives and activities that give the UA campus community chances to participate and honor our students. Pictured above UA alumni Matthew Cherry.

Contact the Office of Student Culture and Belonging

Our campus location:
Simmons Hall, Room 124
Akron, OH 44325-1804

Phone: 330-972-6769
Fax: 330-972-8469