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Visit The University of Akron campus

In keeping with recommendations regarding COVID-19 from Ohio Gov. DeWine and health officials to promote physical distancing, The University of Akron is canceling all on-and off-campus recruitment events scheduled through the end of April. We know you and your family have questions. We will share updates as decisions are made.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented situation.

I'm an admitted student who's still deciding on colleges. What are my options to get to know The University of Akron, or for having my questions answered?


Courtney Johnson-Benson from our admissions office discusses how to apply, scholarships, academics, our prestigious honors program and more.


Chris Stimler from our admissions office discusses campus life, housing, student organizations, the admissions process and more.

I’m a junior in high school and UA is on my list of schools to visit. What options do I have to visit campus?

The Spring Visit Day scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 25 has been canceled. We apologize about the inconvenience. The University of Akron will assess the situation in late April and make decisions about when future visit opportunities will be available, based on recommendations from public health officials, University leadership and the State of Ohio. We will be sure to communicate visit opportunities with you.

UA will host several visit opportunities this summer. These dates will be posted soon.

Explore our campus by checking out the campus tour with Claire.

I'm registered for an off-campus event. Is that canceled?

The university has canceled all recruitment events through April. If you were scheduled to attend an off-campus event, your admissions counselor will contact you.

I still have a question. What can I do?

Please share your questions with We will respond to your questions as soon as we can.

Virtual campus tour



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College Visit Days

It’s time you experienced The University of Akron campus. Join us for an upcoming college Visit Day.

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Info sessions & campus tours

To preserve public health, we have suspended Information Sessions and Campus Tours through May. We hope to begin hosting info sessions and campus tours on campus at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and on select Saturdays beginning in June. Reserve your spot today.

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Personal meeting & campus visit

We make enrolling easy! Let's meet to discuss your plans and your credentials.

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Visitation day events

When you attend a college visit day, you can talk with current students and representatives from UA's academic areas, and learn how to apply for admission, financial aid, scholarships and housing. Be sure to attend the campus tour!

Information sessions and campus tours

Information sessions and college tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. by an admissions representative, followed by a student-guided campus tour. Programs are also available on select Saturdays, too.

Academic departments

To meet with someone in your intended academic area, please contact the department directly at least two weeks in advance to schedule your visit. Some academic departments offer information sessions and campus tours.

How to identify the best person to contact to set up a college visit:

  1. Visit the Academics & Majors area of our site.
  2. Look for the yellow "Major Search" box lower on the page.
  3. Search for your major and click through.
  4. On the landing page, the contact name is in the upper right.

If you have any problems, contact Admissions at

Planned visit events

Some colleges and departments hold visit events for students.


The Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment Center hosts events throughout the year to address the specific questions of transfer students.

You may also schedule a personal appointment by calling toll-free 1-855-828-7267, local at 330-972-7009, or e-mailing

How to enroll as a transfer student

One-on-one campus visits

We would be happy to provide you a personalized campus tour and to meet with you and help match your education and life experiences to your future career.

Set up a personalized tour

College visit events

The Office of Admissions hosts events throughout the year to address the specific questions from adult students.

Visit events for adult students

How to enroll as an adult student

To preserve public health, we have suspended group visits until high school classes resume in the fall.

When high school classes resume in the fall, you can make a reservation today for a 30-minute admissions presentation and a one-hour walking tour of campus. These college tours are designed for high school classes and college-access programs.

Group tours

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The University of Akron
Office of Admissions
Simmons Hall 109 (Map)
Akron, OH 44325-2001

Phone: 330-972-7100

Toll-free: 1-800-655-4884

Fax: 330-972-7022

Website: Undergraduate Admissions | Graduate Admissions

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