The staff within the Office of Accessibility at The University of Akron is responsible for assessing documentation and determining eligibility for accommodations and services at The University of Akron Main Campus. 

For students registered at any of the other locations - including Lakewood, Medina (Medina County University Center), and Orrville (Wayne College), and all College Credit Plus students with classes associated with these locations, will work with the Office of Accessibility located at Wayne College.  For more information about receiving accommodations at these locations please visit the Wayne College, Office of Accessibility webpage which can be located here:

On the top, left side of your screen in gold letters, you will see the heading “New Student Instructions: Apply for Services with the Office of Accessibility”. This will take you to instructions on how to apply for services for any campus in our regional campus system. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Julie Hartzler, BASW, MS, LSW

Disability Specialist & Service Coordinator

The Office of Accessibility, room B-112

1901 Smucker Road

Orrville, Ohio 44667


Phone: 330.684.8923

Fax: 330.684.8937