Welcome Students! 

Whether you are a current student who has been officially admitted to a College of Education program, or a prospective student who is considering a career in education, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Our website is loaded with resources to help you get started and keep you going with your studies, and your faculty adviser, someone from your field of choice, can guide you throughout your academic career. 

Let us know how we can help you. Your success is the reason we exist!

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Central Hower 303
Akron, OH 44325
Phone:  (330) 972-7750
Fax:  (330) 972-5636

From admission to graduation, we are here to serve you.
We also offer an outstanding selection of professional development opportunities.

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Searching for teaching-related employment or volunteer opportunities?  Let us help you!

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Whether you're adding a class, changing adviser, or transferring credits, we have the form to help you!

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We have financial aid and scholarship opportunities to help you pay for your education.

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At The University of Akron, students have certain rights and responsibilities.  If you have a concern that relates to your affiliation with the College of Education, we want to help you resolve that concern.

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Enhance your academic career with membership in an honorary or service organization such as Pi Lambda Theta, E-Docs, and more.

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Learn more about the teaching fellowships offered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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An innovative initiative designed to support undergraduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields.  Inquiries should be directed to STEM@uakron.edu

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Preadmission Advising

Preadmission Advising for those entering the College of Education is available in Central Hower 303.  Hours and assigned advisors are as follows:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm by appointment only
  • Tuesday, Thursday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm walk-in advising
Last names A-H Last names I-P Last names Q-Z
Kevin O'Connor Kevin Tondra Betsy Kerns

Student Services may be contacted at (330) 972-7750 or educ@uakron.edu

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Tk20 news

[9-17-14]   Tk20 accounts for new student users in Fall 2014 have not yet been activated.  Please watch your University email for a message containing your username and password.

Welcome back

The College of Education has moved into its new temporary home at Central Hower.  All offices and personnel are located on the third floor of Central Hower. 

Students and others entering Central Hower for College of Education business should use Door 1, which faces Buchtel Avenue.  Because Central Hower is an active high school, there is a security guard at the desk inside the door.  Please have your UA identification available at all times when in the building.

We wish you a productive, challenging, exciting and successful academic year.

Praxis I has been discontinued

ETS is no longer offering Praxis I (as of September 1, 2014). If you have questions, please contact the College of Education pre-admission advisers at (330) 972-7750.

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