UA Family Weekend & Homecoming
Two campus traditions, one great weekend!
Oct. 5-7, 2018
The University of Akron is excited to invite you to attend Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018, Oct. 5-7. Join us for two campus traditions and one great weekend! Visit with your student and enjoy activities and events that are planned for you!
Check-in, registration and info desk
ZipAssist, located in the first floor Simmons Hall Lobby, will serve as Family Weekend registration and check-in. The area will be staffed during the weekend to answer any questions or provide assistance. ZipAssist can be reached at 330-972-7272.
- Convenient parking can be found in the North Campus Parking Deck adjacent to Simmons Hall.
- UA Police Department: 330-972-2911 (or 9-1-1 in an emergency)
- Campus Map
Parking & transportation
GPS address for campus
302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325
We hope you have a safe and enjoyable visit to The University of Akron. To assist in your travels, please find the following information:
- The city of Akron offers a vibrant downtown, serene parks, and events and venues that appeal to almost every interest. Here's a taste of what you can discover in Akron and the region.
- Downtown Akron Information/Downtown Akron Partnership
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
Akron Zips vs. Miami
Join us for the Alumni Association's Pre-game tailgate party!
Ticket package is $12 and includes catered meal at Homecoming Pre-game Party, a Zips pennant and a ticket to see the Zips take on Miami at 3:30 p.m. Use promo code HOMECOMING to order tickets online or by calling 888-99-AKRON (25766).