Traveling to UA's Campus

If you need lodging accommodations, please utilize this list of hotels near the area. 

  • If you are traveling to UA from a far distance and are making accommodations, please verify your orientation date. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call our office at (330) 972-2622.

Please see information on parking prior to your visit. 

  • Please print out the valid parking permit and make sure it is visible on the dashboard of your vehicle.
  • This permit is valid in any lot designated as a "Commuter" lot.
  • Refer to the following map to determine what lot is closest to your scheduled Orientation check-in desitnation.
  • Please note that if you utilize the gated visitors lot located on Buchtel Avenue or any street meter space, you are subject to fees associated with parking in that area.

Know your destination. Your check-in location is listed in the Email you received about your orientation date. Here are the physical locations of each building you may need to visit. Please note, parking structures around each location prior to arriving.

  • Simmons Hall: 277 E. Buchtel Ave. Akron, OH 44325
  • Student Union: 303 Carroll St. Akron, OH 44325

Learn more about the Akron community and other things to visit during your stay in Akron.