Transfer and Adult Transition Orientations

Your New Student Orientation e-enrollment packet provides the details you need to get ready for orientation. 

Transfer Students

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

At Orientation, you'll have a chance to meet with an adviser to talk about your class schedule and joining an academic community. Before advising, there are a few things you must do:

      • Confirm the major listed on your e-enrollment packet. If it is incorrect, contact the office of New Student Orientation.
      • Get to know MyAkron and your student e-mail account
        • 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.
      • Testing for transfer students is not determined until orientation. Learn about placement tests. 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. 
      • Complete the pre-advising worksheet at least one week before your scheduled orientation. The pre-advising worksheet is used by your academic adviser to help you schedule classes.

Adult Students

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

    • Confirm the major listed on your e-enrollment packet. If it is incorrect, contact the Office of New Student Orientation.
    • Get to know MyAkron and your student e-mail account
      • 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.
    • Prepare for Academic Advising
      • Take placement tests. All adults students take 3 or 4 placement tests, depending on the major. There is no testing available at evening programs, so testing MUST be completed before check-in at orientation or students will need to reschedule.
      • Complete the pre-advising worksheet at least one week before your scheduled orientation. The pre-advising worksheet is used by your academic adviser to help you schedule classes.

    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