Transfer and Adult Transition Students

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to The University of Akron! We are delighted you will be joining us.

Once you confirm your enrollment, you will be assigned a date for New Student Orientation. 

You will need your Student ID number and a credit card to complete the process online. The confirmation fee is $145 payable online or by mail through the form below.

Confirm Your Enrollment

Confirmation Fee Payment Deadlines

Term Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Fall July 1st August 1st
Spring November 15th December 15th
Summer  4 weeks prior to the first term enrolling in  2 weeks prior to the first term enrolling in 

If you have any questions regarding our deadlines, please contact us!

New Student Orientation: Transfer Transition 

Transfer Transition programs are half-day events. The orientation date you are assigned is determined by how you are admitted to the University. 

Pre-Orientation Tasks

  • Get ready for your trip to UA
  • Verify the major you listed in the email we sent you confirming your Advising & Registration program date
    • If it is incorrect, call us at (330) 972-2622 or email nso@uakron.edu.
  • Testing for transfer students is not determined until orientation
    • Learn more about placement testing.
    • You will find out at check-in whether or not you need testing.
    • If you have not completed a college level English Composition and/or Math course, you will probably need to complete placement tests.
    • Please call the Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center (330) 972-7009 if you would like to confirm whether or not you will need to complete testing at orientation.
  • Find out what to bring to your program
  • Complete the pre-advising worksheet
    • The pre-advising worksheet is used by your academic adviser to help you schedule classes.
    • Please complete it at least one week before your scheduled date.
    • You will need your UAnet ID and password to log in. Your UAnet ID and password were sent to you by the Office of Admissions. If you have forgotten your password, call 330-972-6888.
  • Explore academic communities

New Student Orientation: Adult Transition

Adult Learners can attend an evening orientation or a day orientation. You are initially assigned the first available orientation. If the date you receive does not work for you please contact New Student Orientation.

Pre-Orientation Tasks

  • Get ready for your trip to UA
  • Verify the major you listed in the email we sent you confirming your Advising & Registration program date
    • If it is incorrect, call us at (330) 972-2622 or email nso@uakron.edu.
  • Complete placement testing
    • All adult students take 3 or 4 placement tests, depending on the major.
    • There is no testing available at adult evening programs, so testing MUST be completed before check-in at orientation. If testing is not completed, you will be rescheduled for a later date.
    • If you have any questions in regards to taking your placement tests, please call us at (330) 972-2622.
  • Find out what to bring to your program
  • Complete the pre-advising worksheet
    • The pre-advising worksheet is used by your academic adviser to help you schedule classes.
    • Please complete it at least one week before your scheduled date.
    • You will need your UAnet ID and password to log in. Your UAnet ID and password were sent to you by the Office of Admissions. If you have forgotten your password, call 330-972-6888.
  • Explore academic communities

Additional Resources

Military Service Center -a great resource if you are veteran, active duty, or a member of the National Guard.

UA Adult Focus - provides services for adult students who are 25 and over.

Transfer & Adult Student Enrollment Center - assists transfer & adult students on matters of enrollment