Transfer and Adult Transition Students

Admitted Students

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

Once you confirm your enrollment, you will be assigned a date for New Student Orientation. 

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Confirmed Transfer Student Confirmed Adult Student

Confirming Your Enrollment

By submitting the $145 confirmation fee you are confirming your enrollment here at The University of Akron.

To complete this process, please click the Confirm Your Enrollment button below. You can complete this proccess online, in person, or by mail. You will need your Student ID number and a credit card to complete the process online.

Confirm Your Enrollment

Confirmation Fee Payment Deadlines

Term Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Fall May 1st August 1st
Spring November 15th December 15th
Summer  4 weeks prior to the first term enrolling in  2 weeks prior to the first term enrolling in 

If you have any questions regarding our deadlines, please contact us!

Confirmation Fee Refund Policy

For students admitted for the summer or fall terms, the fee is refundable until May 1 unless the student has attended an orientation program. The fee is not refundable after attendance at a program.

For students admitted for the spring term, the fee is refundable until January 1 unless the student has attended an orientation program. The fee is not refundable after attendance at a program.

New Student Orientation: Transfer Transition 

StudentsAtCoinTransfer Transition programs are half-day events. Once you have paid the confirmation fee you are assigned an Orientation Program based off how you were admitted to the University.

Pre-Orientation Tasks

Your New Student Orientation: Transfer Transition Program is coming up! We are excited for your arrival and to ensure everything goes smoothly, we ask you take a look at the following list of tasks.

You should have received a confirmation Email to all registered Email accounts (your UA Email included) with your scheduled date. If you did not receive this Email and have paid the confirmation fee, please contact us.

Once you've received your Email with your scheduled date and listed major, please see the tasks below. By visiting this check list, you help us make your New Student Orientation: Transfer Transition Program a great one!

nsoparkWe hope you are excited for your trip to our campus! Whether this is your first visit or next visit, we would like to make sure getting here is as smooth as possible.

Please print your complimentary parking permit and display it on the dashboard of your vehicle. This permit is valid in any lot or deck designated with the commuter pass. For more information in regards to where you should park on your visit, please refer to the following page of visiting information. At this link you can also find information on lodging, addressing to use if you are utilizing a GPS, and information on the community of Akron!

nsocapOnce you get here, we would like your Orientation experience to be worry-free and just as smooth as your arrival. Ensuring that the major listed in the Orientation date confirmation Email you received is correct is just part of that process.

Please note that it is important that your major is accurate prior to you attending your scheduled date. Your major can impact your Orientation date. If we need to reschedule your program date, we will call and email you prior to your program. 

If it is incorrect, please fill out the following form. If it is correct, you are all set!

Do you need anything? Take note of what you need before you get here!

  • Your orientation parking permit.
  • A form of photo identification.
  • Your UANet (please check your admission's information or call our Computer Support Desk at 330-972-6888).
  • A smile - we will be taking your picture for your Zipcard.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, you will be walking!
  • Lightweight jacket or sweater, some air-conditioned rooms can get chilly!
  • Umbrella, if rain is in the forecast.
  • Money, if you would like to visit our bookstore to purchase UA gear!
  • Your questions, because we're here to help!

New Student Orientation: Transfer Transition Schedule

  • Destination Graduation - Information presented by the Transfer & Adult Student Enrollment Center
  • Academic Advising & Registration
  • Your Gold & Blue Preview
  • Campus Tour

To learn more about Placement Testing and if you need to complete any prior to your Transfer Transition Program, please read this information about Placement Testing.

There's a lot of great opportunities for you to take advantage of. Be prepared prior to meeting with your advisor by exploring all the different academic communities! Being familiar with these can assist in your conversation about scheduling classes.

New Student Orientation: Adult Transition

Adult Learners can attend an evening orientation or a day long orientation. Once you pay the confirmation fee, you are initially assigned the first available orientation. If the date you receive does not work for you please contact us!.

Pre-Orientation Tasks

Your New Student Orientation: Adult Transition Program is coming up! We are excited for your arrival and to ensure everything goes smoothly, we ask you take a look at the following list of tasks.

You should have received a confirmation Email to all registered Email accounts (your UA Email included) with your scheduled date. If you did not receive this Email and have paid the confirmation fee, please contact us.

Once you've received your Email with your scheduled date and listed major, please see the tasks below. By visiting this check list, you help us make your New Student Orientation: Adult Transition Program a great one!

nsoparkWe hope you are excited for your trip to our campus! Whether this is your first visit or next visit, we would like to make sure getting here is as smooth as possible.

Please print your complimentary parking permit and display it on the dashboard of your vehicle. This permit is valid in any lot or deck designated with the commuter pass. For more information in regards to where you should park on your visit, please refer to the following page of visiting information. At this link you can also find information on lodging, addressing to use if you are utilizing a GPS, and information on the community of Akron!

nsocapOnce you get here, we would like your Advising & Registration experience to be worry-free and just as smooth as your arrival. Ensuring that the major listed in the Advising & Registration Program date confirmation Email you received is correct is just part of that process.

Please note that it is important that your major is accurate prior to you attending your scheduled date. Your major can impact your Advising & Registration date. If we need to reschedule your program date, we will call and email you prior to your program. 

If it is incorrect, please fill out the following form. If it is correct, you are all set!

To learn more about Placement Testing and if you need to complete any prior to your Advising & Registration Program, please read this information about Placement Testing.

Do you need anything? Take note of what you need before you get here!

  • Your orientation parking permit.
  • A form of photo identification.
  • Your UANet (please check your admission's information or call our Computer Support Desk at 330-972-6888).
  • A smile - we will be taking your picture for your Zipcard.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, you will be walking!
  • Lightweight jacket or sweater, some air-conditioned rooms can get chilly!
  • Umbrella, if rain is in the forecast.
  • Your questions, because we're here to help!

New Student Orientation: Adult Transition Schedule

  • Succeeding in Academia - Information presented by UA Adult Focus
  • Academic Advising & Class Registration
  • Your Gold & Blue Preview

There's a lot of great opportunities for you to take advantage of. Be prepared prior to meeting with your advisor by exploring all the different academic communities! Being familiar with these can assist in your conversation about scheduling classes.

Additional Resources

Military Service Center -a great resource if you are veteran, active duty, or a member of the National Guard.

UA Adult Focus - provides services for adult students who are 25 and over.

Transfer & Adult Student Enrollment Center - assists transfer & adult students on matters of enrollment 


New Student Orientation

The University of Akron

Office of New Student Orientation

Simmons Hall 209

Akron, OH 44325-4716

Phone: 330-972-2622

Fax: 330-972-5278

Email: orientation@uakron.edu


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