*** Akron Polymer Training Services now offers remote learning training courses featuring live instructors. In addition to our courses held at the Akron Polymer Technology Services training center, we now offer courses that can be taken online from your home or office.

We want you to have a great experience participating in our remote (online) courses, and for that, you’ll need the right equipment and internet connection.

Minimum needs are:

  • A broadband internet connection that has at least a 2 Mbps upload and download speed.
  • A computer (PC or Mac) that can support the latest web browser versions.
  • At least 4 GB of RAM and adequate hard drive space.
  • A microphone and a speaker.

For more information, visit our Online Course Requirements webpage. ***

Directions to the APTS Training Division

Address:
225 E. Mill Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
APTS Training Division Location Map

From the North, traveling I-77S:
Follow the signs for I-77 south into Akron; then follow the signs indicating I-76 east. Take the left fork off I-76 east to Route 8 north. The first exit off Route 8 (Buchtel Ave./Carroll Street Exit) is The University of Akron. Proceed through the light and turn left at the next light onto Buchtel Ave. Proceed to the intersection of College and Buchtel. Turn right onto College St. Proceed to the light. The APTS Training Division is on the corner of College and Mill. Limited guest parking is on the side of the building.*

From the North, traveling Route 8S:
Exit at Buchtel Avenue. Turn right and proceed straight to the intersection of Buchtel and College. Turn right at the next light. The APTS Training Division is on the corner of College St. and Mill. Limited guest parking is on the side of the building.*

From the South, traveling I-77N/Route 8N:
Take I-77 North to Route 8 North. Follow the University of Akron exit off Route 8 for Buchtel Avenue/Carroll Street. Proceed through the light and turn left at the next light onto Buchtel Ave. Proceed to the intersection of College and Buchtel. Turn right onto College St. Proceed to the light. The APTS Training Division is on the corner of College and Mill. Limited guest parking is on the side of the building.*

From the West, traveling I-76E:
Follow I-76 east into Akron. Take the left fork off I-76 east to Route 8 north. The first exit off Route 8 (Buchtel Ave./Carroll Street Exit) is The University of Akron. Proceed through the light and turn left at the next light onto Buchtel Ave. Proceed to the intersection of College and Buchtel. Turn right onto College St. Proceed to the light. The APTS Training Division is on the corner of College and Mill. Limited guest parking is on the side of the building.*

From the East, taking I-76:
Follow I-76 west, into Akron. Take the right fork off I-76 west to Route 8 north. The first exit off Route 8 (Buchtel Ave./Carroll Street Exit) is The University of Akron. Proceed through the light and turn left at the next light onto Buchtel Ave. Proceed to the intersection of College and Buchtel. Turn right onto College St. Proceed to the light. The APTS Training Division is on the corner of College and Mill. Limited guest parking is on the side of the building.*

* Registered students will receive a parking pass in their confirmation letter for use in other University lots.