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Welcome Students! 

Whether you are a current student who has been officially admitted to a College of Education program, or a prospective student who is considering a career in education, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Our website is loaded with resources to help you get started and keep you going with your studies, and your faculty adviser, someone from your field of choice, can guide you throughout your academic career.

Let us know how we can help you. Your success is the reason we exist!

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Central Hower 301
Akron, OH 44325
Phone: (330) 972-7750
Fax: (330) 972-5636

From admission to graduation, we are here to serve you.

We also offer an outstanding selection of professional development opportunities.

Preadmission Advising

Preadmission Advising for those entering the College of Education is available in Central Hower 303.  Hours are as follows:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm by appointment only
  • Tuesday, Thursday - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm walk-in advising

Student Services may be contacted at (330) 972-7750.

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Higher Education Master's Comprehensive Exams

Master's Comprehensive Exams for the Higher Education Administration program will be administered on Saturday, March 5

Deadline to apply is Friday, February 19, 2016

Esther H. Strickland Student Teaching Grant for College Seniors

Delta Kappa Gamma logoAlpha Delta State of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is pleased to offer financial assistance to selected students who are engaged in the preservice teaching experience.  Student teaching grants of $1,000 are awarded to seniors in education in state-supposed colleges for the August 2016-June 2017 academic year.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016.

Download the application

If you are in a degree-seeking program, or seeking a licensure or endorsement, you are required a use Tk20, an electronic portfolio program.  Learn more about Tk20.

Jobs for Students and Alumni
Searching for teaching-related employment or volunteer opportunities?  Let us help you!

Forms for Student Use
Whether you're adding a class, changing adviser, or transferring credits, we have the form to help you!

Resolving Concerns
At The University of Akron, students have certain rights and responsibilities. If you have a concern that relates to your affiliation with the College of Education, we want to help you resolve that concern.

We have financial aid and scholarship opportunities to help you pay for your education.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program: STEM
An innovative initiative designed to support undergraduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields.  Direct inquiries to