CURRENT STUDENTS

WHERE TO GET ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS

The International Center assists all international students from orientation to commencement. We can help with visa, immigration, or status concerns, housing, campus and community integration (including conversation partners), and much more. Visit us in Buchtel Hall, Suite 202, or call us at 330-972-6349. Email us at international@uakron.edu or immigration@uakron.edu.

EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Thank you to all who attended the seminar on April 21. Here are two presentations from the day:

SEE PRESIDENT WILSON'S FORUM ON IMMIGRATION POLICY ISSUES

GROUPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

A number of groups on campus and in the community make it easier for you to adjust to living in the U.S. and getting to know both UA and Akron.

ORIENTATION FOR NEW STUDENTS

Welcome to The University of Akron! Here’s all the information you need to make a smooth transition to Akron and our UA community.

Welcome letters: For students arriving in Summer 2017 and Fall 2017.
Mandatory new student international orientation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 22.

FORMS

We've put in one place many of the forms that international students often need.

NEWS

Advisory: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has increased fees for many applications, including the I-765 (OPT and STEM OPT) and I-539 (Change of Status/Reinstatement).

Events

English Corner Program

The English Corner Program gives international students a chance to improve their conversational skills with native English speakers.  It is an opportunity to speak in English, have fun, meet new people and learn more about American culture.  It is totally free, the only requirement is that you show up and speak in English!

Please contact Tracy McCune at mccune@uakron.edu if you are interested in participating.


Culture Fest

Culture Fest Program is an opportunity for international student and staff to share and demonstrate their culture during fall semester. Last year the event had cultural performances throughout the event featuring music and dancing from all corners of the world. International students and faculty representing more than 15 countries were present to share information about their culture and customs. Guests at the event samples traditional foods, tried on cultural outfits, and experienced all of the rich cultural diversity we have here at UA.

Culture Fest takes place during International Education Week each fall semester, the event is free and open to all UA students and the Akron community.

Please contact Tracy McCune at mccune@uakron.edu if you are interested in participating.


Events calendar

See our events calendar to learn about upcoming shows, lectures, exhibits, gatherings, athletic events and more.