Students admitted to UA's graduate school in a nursing class

Next steps for admitted students

Congratulations on your admission to Graduate School at The University of Akron! We are delighted you will be joining us.

Your Next Steps

  1. Confirm your enrollment by completing the form in your Applicant Portal.  
  2. Create your UA account and email. After you confirm your enrollment to the Graduate School, the University of Akron IT team will email instructions to you for setting up your UA account and email.
  3. Complete new student onboarding activities. Once you've created UA account, click the Workday app under Quick Links to complete a checklist of onboarding activities. You will not be able to register for classes until this task has been completed.
  4. Course registration. Your academic department will connect with you about enrolling for the upcoming term.

Meet with your graduate advisor

Contact your graduate program for assistance.

Register for classes

Log in to the new My Akron to register for classes.

Paying bills and financial aid

Log in to the new My Akron to view your account.

See billing information and due dates.

Check your University email account for your financial aid award. You may also log in to the new My Akron to see if you have been awarded financial aid.

Get your parking permit

Visit the UAkronPark website for all parking information.

Get your Zip Card

You can obtain your Zip Card identification card in one of two Zip Card offices:

      • Simmons Hall, Room 103 (map),
      • the Polsky Building (map).

Note: You must be registered for classes before you can obtain your Zip Card.

Buy your books

Textbooks and supplies may be purchased at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in the Student Union or in the Polsky Building. Visit the bookstore on the web.



Ms. Deborah Phillipp
Director, Graduate Admissions and Student Services