Maps, directions and parking
Tips and information for prospective students visiting campus
Popular destinations for prospective students
- Simmons Hall (show on map) is where the Office of Admissions is located, along with Financial Aid, Advising and many other student services.
- The Student Union (map) hosts large admissions events such as our summer and fall visit days. If you are to attend one of these events, Admissions will send parking instructions.
Directions from your home via Google
The default directions will take you to Simmons Hall (277 E. Buchtel Ave., Akron, OH 44325). The other option in the drop-down will take you to the Student Union (382 Carroll St., Akron, OH 44325).
Park for free | Make an appointment to visit through the Office of Admissions and the office will send you a placard that will allow you to park for free in any commuter lot on campus, including the North Campus Parking Deck (show on map). The deck is immediately west of Simmons Hall, where Admissions is located.
Call Admissions at 330-972-7100 or 1-800-655-4884.
Other options for visitors | A daylong visitor parking pass is $6. In addition, there are metered spaces on campus, and a gated visitors' lot on Buchtel Avenue in the campus center, where you can pay by the hour. More information about these options.
Where to park
- I'm visiting Simmons Hall | We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck (map).
- I'm visiting the Student Union | We recommend the Exchange Street Parking Deck (map), the South Campus Parking Deck (map) or the East Campus Parking Deck (map).
- I just want to see campus | See our campus map and visitor parking information.
Mileage to UA from selected cities
|Orrville||30||New York City||455|