Student support resources
Getting involved on campus is critical to academic success! That’s why we have student organizations, athletic opportunities and cultural events to get students connected to the campus community.
The University celebrates different perspectives and frames of reference with diverse faculty and staff who are committed to excellence. Our faculty hails from 62 countries and all 50 states.
At The University of Akron, we are committed to helping students succeed in the classroom. See more about our academic services.
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- Accessibility, Office of
Provides reasonable accommodations and a supportive, well-resourced environment to students with disabilities
- Academic Advising
An advisor can help plan your schedule each semester to help assure timely graduation
- Career Center
Get information on internships/co-ops, jobs on campus, career planning and placement, interview prep and career readiness
- Counseling Center
Psychological counseling, testing services, training, and career advice
- Health Services
General health care, women’s health, sports injuries, student health insurance
- Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Fitness and wellness, intramurals, outdoor programs, climbing wall, aquatics
- Student Success Center
A central hub of support for all students during their Akron Experience
- Safety at UA
Advice for staying safe on campus, annual safety report
Free tutoring is offered for many courses
Site offers free financial advice for students
UA has joined with the nonprofit CashCourse to give students free, noncommercial, financial decision-making tools online. The site can help you with budgeting, using credit cards, paying for college and avoiding identity theft. Visit CashCourse.
The Registrar’s Office maintains student academic records, sets exam schedules, coordinates class registration, manages official academic transcripts and provides certification of enrollment. If you have questions for this office, visit the Student Services Center in the lobby of Simmons Hall (map) or call 330-972-8300.