Admissions deadlines

Deadlines and important dates

This table show deadlines if you want to start in the fall (August). 

Lower on this page are deadlines for spring (January) or summer (June) starts.

Oct. 1 Earliest date to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year. How to apply.
Nov. 1 Early action application deadline.
Early admission deadline for the Williams Honors College.
Dec. 1 FAFSA submission deadline for priority awarding of federal student aid
Jan. 31 Private and endowed scholarship deadline
Feb. 1 Priority application deadline.
Regular admission deadline for the Williams Honors College
March 1 Akron Guarantee Scholarship deadline: To receive automatic consideration for the Akron Guarantee Scholarship, you must be admitted and must have submitted standardized test scores (ACT/SAT) and high school transcripts by March 1.
April 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for summer and fall semester
May 15 Confirm your enrollment
May 15 Freshman housing application submission deadline for priority on-campus housing
June 1 Target date for the completion of the loan process:
Accept loan.
Complete master promissory note.
Complete entrance interview.
July 1 Preferred admission deadline, meaning your transcript, application fee and other required items submitted for admission review and decision.
July 15 Final admission and confirmation fee payment deadline.
Oct. 15 College Credit Plus (Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program) admission deadline for spring semester

Deadlines for students who want to start next spring (January)

Application deadline, meaning your application submitted, Dec. 21

Admission and confirmation fee payment deadline, meaning your transcript, application fee and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, and your confirmation fee payment submitted, Jan. 4


Deadlines for students who want to start next summer (June)

Admission deadline, meaning your transcript, application fee and other required items submitted for admission review and decision, May 1

Confirmation fee payment deadline, May 15