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International Center

For all details about returning to campus and traveling to the US and Akron, visit our "Return to campus" webpage.

If you haven't already, please fill out the form below. It is very important you let us know your study and travel plans because the more you prepare, the better we can assist you.

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Schedule an appointment

Prospective and current students choose the date and time you would like to schedule your appointment, and choose the reason for your appointment.

Schedule here

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Our newsletter provides the most current updates and information for students and scholars enrolled at UA. Please check your email for it, or email us to sign up.

UA's response to COVID-19

Are you experiencing a financial hardship?

Before you make any decisions regarding continuing your education, please contact UA’s director of student financial aid to discuss your situation. We have options that could help you.

Phone: 330-972-5860
Email: jharpham@uakron.edu


Academics and majors

Academics and majors

UA is strong in the sciences, but we offer a wide range of in-demand degree programs, including master's and doctoral degrees.

Video: Hear from current international students about their experience here!


Admissions and financial aid

Undergraduate Admissions

If you have any questions, fill out this form.


After you apply for admission

Admitted students

Find all the information you need for your arrival and orientation:

  • Immigration details and forms
  • How to register for your classes
  • For parents, students under 18, and Global Nomads/Third Culture Kids

Need to make changes after admitted?

If you need to defer your attendance to a later date, change your major before arrival, or withdraw your admission.


Virtual walking tour

Launch Experience

Contact us

The International Staff is here to assist you during your journey to Akron and while you attend The University of Akron.

Campus location: Simmons Hall, suite 205

Office hours: Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, last appointment at 4 p.m.

Emailinternational@uakron.edu

Phone: +1-330-972-6349

Meet the team

Contact page by department

Schedule an appointment online

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