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:
Complete the pre-advising worksheet at least one week before your scheduled orientation
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Note: If you have changed your major since you received your admit letter, contact the Office of Admissions at 330.972.7100.
|The University of Akron
Office of New Student Orientation
Simmons Hall 209
Akron, OH 44325-4716
No. New students cannot meet with an academic adviser until they attend new student orientation. The Academic Advisement Center does not have access to the students' files prior to orientation.
Academic accommodations are available to students who qualify for services. Please contact the Office of Accessibility to inquire about the registration process for programs and services available to students with disabilities. Call 330-972-7928 or TTY/TDD 330-972-5764; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Office of Accessibility.
No. The University of Akron considers all new students to be adults and responsible for their own academic pursuits. The academic adviser will meet with groups of students during the orientation day to discuss the student's academic goals. A parent can review their student's schedule and adjustments can be made through the end of the first week of the semester, if necessary. Exception: Parents of high school students participating in the Post Secondary Enrollment Option Program have the option of attending the academic advising appointment.