Graduate School

Graduate School

Graduate Programs at UA

Welcome to the Graduate School and thank you for your interest in our graduate and advanced programs. Whether your interest is to pursue a doctoral or master's degree, a graduate or professional certificate, or simply take courses on a non-degree basis, we, at the Graduate School, believe that you will find your experience at The University of Akron professionally rewarding, intellectually stimulating, practical, and challenging.

We are pleased to offer over 100 advanced degrees to more than 3,000 current graduate students. We encourage you to visit our site in the hope that you will have a better understanding of our offerings and requirements.

We welcome your questions and comments and we hope that you will consider joining us at The University of Akron!

Questions about The University of Akron Graduate School?   Use the "Request Info" button above or view our office directory.

Graduate School
Polsky Building, Room 469
Akron, Ohio 44325-2101
PH:   (330) 972-7663
FAX: (330) 972-6475

Online Orientation

Going Green

Graduate School Goes Green

To serve graduate students more efficiently hard copy correspondence will no longer be printed and mailed from the Graduate School. All communication will be disseminated to students electronically via e-mail.

The Graduate School recommends that graduate students inform our office of any changes to their e-mail accounts. Notice of these changes should be sent to gradsch@uakron.edu.

News and Events


  • JANUARY 13- Spring 2014 classes begin
  • JANUARY 20 - Martin Luther King Day (UNIVERSITY CLOSED)
  • JANUARY 27 -Last day to add a class for Spring 2014
  • FEBRUARY 18 - Presidents Day (Classes Canceled)
  • MARCH 1 - Online Graduation Application due for Spring 2014 Commencement
  • MARCH 3 - Last day to withdraw from a class for Spring 2014
  • MARCH 10 - Preliminary Dissertation Deadline
  • MARCH 24 - Preliminary Thesis Deadline
  • MARCH 24-30 - Spring Break
  • APRIL 7 - Final Thesis/Dissertation Deadline
  • MAY 5-9 - Final Examination Period
  • MAY 9-11- Spring 2014 Commencement

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