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Office of International Programs

About us

The Office of International Programs (OIP) has five functional units, including (1) Recruiting International Students and Scholars (2) Undergraduate International Student Admissions (3) Immigration (4) Education Abroad (5) Co-curricular Programming.

Specifically, the staff in the Office of International Programs undertakes the following:

  • To provide admission services to all prospective undergraduate international students as well as financial verification and immigration documents for undergraduate and graduate international students.
  • To aid in the transition/integration of international students, scholars, and scientists through the provision of services, such as providing orientation programs, undergraduate academic advising, and evaluating international undergraduate academic credentials.
  • To provide information and advising services for The University of Akron students who wish to study, work, or travel abroad through the Education Abroad Program.
  • To provide immigration counseling services for international students, scholars, and faculty members.
  • To develop and support campus and community resources and activities designed to promote international understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity both on and off campus.
  • To assist faculty and/or departments who have an interest in establishing exchange agreements abroad.
  • To facilitate contacts between The University of Akron faculty members and departments with their foreign university contacts to assure that meaningful, mutually beneficial, reciprocal agreements are maintained.

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Education Abroad

Education Abroad at The University of AkronWe offer exceptional international experiences for students through summer-, semester- and academic-year-length Education Abroad programs.

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New International Student Orientation Dates

Summer I Orientation:
Thursday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Polsky 483

Summer II Orientation:
Thursday, July 10 at 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Polsky 483

If you are starting classes in the summer, you must attend a summer orientation session AND fall orientation

Fall 2014 Orientation:
Tuesday, August 19 and Wednesday, August 20
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Quaker Station

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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