Adult students: your degree is waiting...

An adult student at commencement on The University of Akron campus

We are making it easier for you to earn a degree or a certificate by providing more evening, weekend and online programs that fit your schedule. 

TIP: Three resources to help you start

  1. The Office of Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment can answer your questions about  credit transfer, enrollment, choosing courses and more. Schedule a visit with us! 
    Contact: 330-972-7009 or
  2. Adult Focus provides preadmission advising and academic support services for adult and veteran students. Contact: 330-972-5793 or
  3. UA Solutions offers noncredit continuing education courses, professional development and certification programs.

Academics and how to apply


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Take classes online or in-person

In addition to our modern main campus in Akron, we offer courses online and at sites across the region.

Semester start dates

  • Fall semester 2022: Monday, Aug. 22
  • Spring semester 2023: Monday, Jan. 9

Semester dates

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