Intellectual balance focuses on striving to expand your knowledge and improve your skills by engaging in various intellectually stimulating activities.

  • Explore new interests.
  • Read new books or magazines or newspapers.
  • Take up a new hobby.
  • Learn a new language.

The University of Akron Resources

The University of Akron Office of Student Academic Success
To support the University's goal of inclusive excellence by offering students assistance in their quest to achieve academic success and independence in learning.

The University of Akron Scholarship Program
UA offers thousands of scholarships and awards more than $15 million each year in scholarship aid. With the largest endowment of any public university in northern Ohio, UA is able to give many talented students the chance to study. Awards range from hundreds of dollars to complete, full-ride academic scholarships.

The University of Akron Grant Program
Eligibility for grant aid is based on financial need as determined through information provided on the FAFSA. Grant awards are given to qualifying students and, except under extremely limited conditions, do not need to be repaid.

The University of Akron Study Abroad Program
International experience and global awareness are critical to the university graduate entering today's workforce. In addition to enhancing the student's academic background, studying abroad is an excellent way to develop academic and professional skills that will enable the student to gain a competitive edge in today's job market.

The University of Akron Libraries
Find everything you need for UA libraries - online help, journal articles/databases, locations, etc.

Community/National Resources

Crossword of the Day

New York Times Best-Seller List

Summit County Volunteer Opportunities
The United Way of Summit County Volunteer Center recruits and refers volunteers to area non-profit organizations and other organizations required to incorporate volunteer programs for accreditation status.Summit County Volunteer Opportunities.

Akron Art Museum

Invent Now Museum
The National Inventors Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor the individuals who conceived, patented, and advanced the great technological achievements since the birth of our nation. The Hall of Fame is located in Alexandria, Virginia on the campus of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, a founding partner of the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Volunteer Opportunities
They will match you with volunteer opportunities wherever you are.