Your First Year Experiences at UA

Your New Roo Experience is the beginning your Akron Experience as a Zip. In addition to your New Roo Advising and New Roo Orientation Day, there are several exciting events and opportunities to connect you with your new community at UA. This is an exciting time. You can learn more about all there is to do and get involved in at UA as you are now an Official Zip.

Know the code at The University of Akron

Know the Code

Required workshop for incoming freshman regarding campus safety, student conduct, and sexual respect.

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Weeks of Welcome at The University of Akron

Weeks of Welcome —
Aug 19 – Oct 5

Discover campus life and involvement opportunities across campus!

WoW calendar of events

Learning Communities at The University of Akron

Learning Communities

Explore one of 40+ communities to get connected your first semester at UA.

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New Roo Convocation at The University of Akron

New Roo Convocation —
Aug 23

The official welcome for the Class of 2028!

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New Roo Weekend at The University of Akron

New Roo Weekend —
Aug 24 – 25

Kickstart your Akron experience with a weekend of fun!

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First Year Forefront at The University of Akron

First Year Forefront

Get to the forefront of your Akron Experience.

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Have questions?

Check out the New Roo Experience FAQs. If you have further questions or concerns contact our office by phone, text or email below.