EX[L] Center for Experiential Learning

We strive to enable students to emerge as civically engaged, skilled and adaptable leaders, ready to take on real-world challenges.

Fall 2020 - EX[L] Center Hours

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, EXL is operating with limited walk-in hours for Fall 2020. We will continue to assess the need for additional in-person hours as the semester progresses.


EXL Center in Bierce 168:

  • Mon & Wed: Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Tue & Thu: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Fri: 1 - 5 p.m.


Connect with us virtually:

  • Live chat with a student assistant on WebEx
    • Mon, Wed & Fri: 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Tue & Thu: 9 a.m. to Noon
  • EXL email: exl@uakron.edu


Contact Center Directors:




  • Watch the documentary History in Motion, to hear how Dr. Martha Santos merged her two passions: salsa and history, to create this unique unclass.
  • Go behind the scenes of Akron's lost history in The Forgotten Dead. Filmed by UA student, Claire Pugel this video takes you into the unclass about unearthing the secrets of Akron's Schneider Park. The poor souls in unmarked graves at Schneider Park will come alive on screen, on stage and in a book. Read more.
  • See the detailed website created by our All the World's a Classroom unclass that provides free curriculum kits.

The 2020 EXL Awards

The 3rd annual EXL Awards Ceremony honored many outstanding members of UA and the Akron community.See the award recipients and more details about the program.

Pitch Competitions

See past pitch compeition winners.