Maps, directions and parking
Tips and information for prospective students visiting campus
Popular destinations for prospective students
Simmons Hall (map) | 277 E. Buchtel Ave. Akron, OH 44325
Nearest parking is the North Campus Parking Deck (map)
Located in Simmons Hall:
- Office of Admissions
- Financial Aid
- Many other student services
The Jean Hower Taber Student Union (map) | 303 Carroll St. Akron, OH 44325
Nearest parking is in any of these lots:
Exchange Street Parking Deck (map), South Campus Parking Deck (map), East Campus Parking Deck (map)
Summer and fall visit day are events held in the Student Union
If you plan to attend one of these events, we can send you parking instructions specific to that event.
How to park for FREE
Make an appointment to visit through the Office of Admissions, and we will send you a placard that will allow you to park for free in any commuter lot on campus. Call Admissions at (330) 972-7100 or 1-800-655-4884.
Visiting Admissions, located in Simmons Hall, park in the North Campus Parking Deck (map).
Other paid parking options
- A daylong visitor parking pass is $6
- Metered spaces on campus
- Gated visitors' lot on Buchtel Avenue in the campus center, pay by the hour
More detailed visitor parking information
What to do in Akron
The city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest. Get a a taste of what you can discover in Akron and the region during your visit.