If you have applied to The University of Akron, but have not received your admission, please visit The Office of Admissions.

If you have been admitted and have not yet confirmed your enrollment, please visit the Accepted Students' page for your next steps.

We're excited to see you here!

We're gearing up for your arrival and we hope you are excited to get your New Roo Experience started with us at Orientation. We want to ensure that for all on-campus Orientation events, we will be instituting all CDC recommendations in regards to preventing the spread of COVID-19. We advise that you familiarize yourself with the University's policies, guidelines, and expectations prior to your visit so that we can run both a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Pre-Orientation 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 via email or by phone at 330-972-2622. If there is a conflict with the date you received and need to reschedule, please contact us through the same methods as well.

Once you're all set with your orientation date, please see the tasks below. By completing this check list, you help us make your orientation program a great one!


Verify your major

Ensure the major listed in your confirmation Email is correct. An incorrect major could impact your scheduled date. If it is incorrect, please fill out the change of major form and we will communicate any changes to your program if they occur.


Complete placement testing

Did you receive information about completing a placement test? Please visit the placement testing page for more information and to answer your questions.


Log in to your MyAkron account

Ensure you are able to log into your My Akron account for computer related tasks. Please contact the IT Help Desk if you need assistance prior to.

Summer Check List

You've had your New Roo Orientation, but now what? You're probably eager to start classes, but until that time comes, take a look at a few of the things we'd like for you to explore prior to that. 


Pay your bill

Your bill is due in early August! Make sure you log onto My Akron to pay it by the due date.


RSVP for New Roo Weekend

New Roo Weekend is in August! An RSVP link will be sent to you in early August, so check your UA email.


Purchase textbooks & request your parking permit

Make sure you get your textbooks and request your parking permit. You can do both through your My Akron account when available!


Download the UA Mobile App

Make sure you download the UA Mobile App before the start of classes!

New Student Orientation

The University of Akron

Office of New Student Orientation

Simmons Hall 201

Akron, OH 44325-4716

Phone: 330-972-2622
Fax: 330-972-5278

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