Housing Fair June 24th and July 13th, 2015

Whether you are looking to move closer to campus or are interested in looking for another campus-area apartment, the Off-Campus Student Services staff is here to help.In addition to our Off-Campus Housing website, each spring semester we organize a housing fair. An opportunity for off-campus students to do one-stop shopping, with access to potential rental properties in the greater Akron area. It is the chance to begin the process of renting a property and/or setting up appointments to tour their facilities. The housing fairs are offered once a semester.

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Housing Fair July 11, 2013 

Housing Fair October 31, 2013

Party Safe

Throughout the semester students are given the opportunity to meet with member of Off-Campus Students Services and The University of Akron Police Department. Students receive information on how to stay safe at off campus parties. 

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Party Safe  

Trunk-or-Treat October 30, 2014

Off-Campus Student Services works with the university community to help with a new community Trick-or-Treat option. It is held at Leggett Community Learning Center and members of University departments and students organizations dress -up and pass candy out to the children of University Park

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Trunk or Treat October 25, 2013


Off-Campus Student Services works with the Akron community to engage them in a picnic-esque event held on Buchtel Field. Come meet the staff and your neighbors and play some games while eating Zipnic is a "Party with a purpose". A community engagement event held easy in the fall semester brings together students and community members living in the neighborhoods south of campus. The picnic stele food and games sponsored by many University of Akron departments, and businesses/organizations in the University Park, is always free of charge to participants. 

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Zipnic September 12, 2013 

Leggett Easter Egg Hunt

Off-Campus Student Services had its second annual Easter Egg Hunt at Leggett Elementary School. Full-time staff members, student assistants, community ambassadors and a few student volunteers worked together to put on an “egg-cellent” time for students from kindergarten to third grade. Over 200 students went home with more than 3,000 eggs that the OCSS student assistants and community ambassadors filled with candy, stickers, and erasers. It took only minutes for each round of students to scoop up all of their eggs. Students were also surprised with a visit from a very special guest, the Easter Bunny! School principal, Philomena Vincente, personally thanked the staff for providing a safe and fun event for her
students that would likely not have happened otherwise.

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Easter Egg Hunt Spring 2012

Easter Egg Hunt Spring 2013