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Just Minutes Away…

Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trails Chapel Hill Mall InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field Derby Downs Wingfoot Lake Airship Base Pro Football Hall of Fame Portage Lakes State Park Firestone C.C. Akron Art Museum Canal Park Minor League Baseball Stadium Akron Zoo Stan Hywet Hall & Garden Summit Mall Blossom Music Center Hale Farm and Village Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort Portage Lakes State Park Silver Creek Akron Canton Airport Firestone Metro Park Goodyear Heights Metro Park Sand Run Metro Park Hampton Hills Metro Park O'Neil Woods Metro Park Deep Lock Quarry Metro Park Furnace Run Metro Park Cascade Valley Park Gorge Metro Park Monroe Falls Nature Realm Liberty Park E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

When you need a change in scenery, you can take a stroll downtown. Go biking in a Metro Park. Hit the malls. Our central location gives you many options all year round.

  1. Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trails (biking and hiking)
  2. Chapel Hill Mall
  3. InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field
  4. Derby Downs
  5. Wingfoot Lake Airship Base (Goodyear Blimp)
  6. Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton, Ohio)
  7. Portage Lakes State Park
  8. Firestone C.C. (NEC Invitational)
  9. Akron Art Museum
  10. Canal Park Minor League Baseball Stadium
  11. Akron Zoo
  12. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
  13. Summit Mall
  14. Blossom Music Center
  15. Hale Farm and Village
  16. Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort
  17. E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

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UA is 13 miles from the Akron-Canton Regional Airport and 40 miles from the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, both of which serve major airlines. Greyhound Bus Service provides transportation to Akron from most major cities in the U.S. The Metro Regional Transit Authority provides transportation in the Greater Akron area.

For assistance, contact the Office of Admissions at 330-972-7100, 1-800-655-4884 or