Welcome to The University of Akron!
We're delighted that you'll be joining us.
Now that you have been admitted, you probably have questions. This checklist should help you stay organized and explain what happens next during this exciting time.
Your Acceptance Packet contains information about how to submit your Intent to Enroll Form and pay the confirmation fee. Complete it online:
- On the New Student Orientation site, submit the "Intent to Enroll Form" and pay confirmation fee
Questions? Contact the Office of Admissions at 330-972-7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UA offers thousands of scholarships and awards -- more than $22 million each year in scholarship aid. With the largest endowment of any public university in northern Ohio, UA is able to give many talented students the chance to study. Awards range from hundreds of dollars to complete, full-ride academic scholarships.
On-campus housing information is included in your confirmation email. First-year freshmen who are not residents of Summit, Stark, Medina, Wayne or Portage counties are required to live on campus as long as space is available. For exemptions, see First-Year Residency Requirement.
After you've paid the confirmation fee, you can log in to My Akron to submit your housing application. The priority deadline for fall semester housing is May 15.
Questions? Contact Residence Life and Housing at 330-972-7800 or email@example.com.
Select a meal plan
Meal plan information is included in your confirmation email.
- Learn about Meal Plan Options
Not living on campus?
There are optional meal plans available for commuter students, too! See what's available.
Questions about meal plans? Contact Dining Services at 330-972-7185.
After you pay the confirmation fee, you will receive your confirmation email, which includes your scheduled Advising & Registration Day date, along with information about housing and dining options.
- Confirmation emails for fall semester are mailed beginning in late February.
- Confirmation emails for spring semester are mailed beginning in October.
Questions? Contact New Student Orientation at 330-972-2622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Advising & Registration Day date is listed in your confirmation email. There are a few things to do before you come to Advising & Registration Day.
- Complete your Pre-Advising Worksheet
- Freshmen will take the required COMPASS Placement Tests (indicated in your Enrollment Packet brochure) at least one week before attending orientation. Make arrangements for your test by contacting the UA Testing lab at 330-972-6511 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Transfer Students will be advised the morning of Transfer Transition if testing is needed.
- Register your parent or guardian for Family Focus Orientation.
- Submit your final high school or college transcripts. Mail them to:
University of Akron
Office of Admissions
Akron, OH 44325-2001
- Make sure your academic adviser has a copy of your Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) scores.
- Bring your scores to orientation,
- Have your scores sent to UA, or
- Mail them to:
University of Akron
Academic Advisement Center
Akron, OH 44325-6206
For students admitted for the summer or fall terms, the fee is refundable until May 1st unless the student has attended an orientation program. The fee is not refundable after attendance at a program.
For students admitted for the spring term, the fee is refundable until January 1st unless the student has attended an orientation program. The fee is not refundable after attendance at a program.
These forms are for special circumstances only.
If you have a question about whether a form is right for you, call 330-972-7686 during normal business hours.
|Name of form||When to use it|
|Application update form||If you want to update your application, to change your major, or change the term/semester you want to start, you may use this form if it has been less than a year since you applied and you have not attended another institution. If it has been more than a year since you applied, or you have attended another institution, you will need to reapply. When completed, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Transient permission form||Guest/Transient students who want to take a class that requires a pre-requisite will need to submit the Transient Permission form. It must be signed by your Advisor stating you have met the pre-requisites for the class. This form may be faxed to 330-972-6097 or emailed to email@example.com and the Registrar’s staff will enroll you in class.|
|Supplemental information form||If you answered “Yes” to one of the questions on the application regarding suspension/probation from a previous school for any academic or disciplinary reason, or history of a criminal offense, you will need to complete this form. Please include an explanation of the offense and what you may have learned from the experience. This form may be faxed to 330-972-7676 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org .|