College of Business Academic Advising

The College of Business (CoB) advising staff can help you make informed decisions that will assist you in achieving your personal, educational, and career goals. Advisors will support you through your journey by helping you with:

  • Exploring majors
  • Strategies for academic success
  • Selecting courses and majors
  • Completing your degree
  • Understanding academic policies and requirements
  • Planning your study abroad
  • Navigating internship requirements
  • Planning involvement outside the classroom

Walk-In Advising Information for the Start of Fall Semester

Students will be seen in-person on a first come basis by the first available advisor. Please plan appropriately as there is a typically a wait during this time of year. Advising will take place in the College of Business Advising office located in CoB 260 unless otherwise noted.

Monday, August 15 – Friday, August 19 (week before classes):

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.(last student seen at 4:00 p.m.)

Saturday, August 20 – Sunday, August 21:

LOCATION: Simmons Hall First Floor
Noon – 3:30 p.m. (last student seen at 3:00 p.m.)

Monday, August 22 – Thursday, August 25 (first week of classes):

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (last student seen at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, August 26:

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last student seen at 4:30 p.m.)

Monday, August 29 – Friday, September 2:

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last student seen at 4:30 p.m.)

Students wishing to transfer to the CoB from another University of Akron college will need to contact their home college to request an Inter-College Transfer (ICT) to the CoB.

Students wishing to transfer to another University of Akron college from the CoB can e-mail their CoB academic advisor the request to ICT

Contacting Your CoB Advisor

Students can email the CoB Advising staff at Advisors respond to UA emails within 3-4 business days. Emails should be reserved for quick questions. Questions regarding scheduling classes should be done through an appointment. Due to FERPA, advisors can only respond to emails sent from the UA email account. Please include first and last name and UA ID number on all emails.

Helpful Advising Information

Contact Us

College of Business Building, Room 260

Phone: (330) 972-7042


Office Hours:

Fall and Spring
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.