Office of Academic and Retention Support (OARS) at The University of Akron

Office of Academic and Retention Support (OARS)

Through scholarships, academic support, specialized programs and our dedicated staff, the goal of OARS is to provide you with tools and support to succeed at and graduate from UA.

Programs

Choose Ohio First Scholarship program at The University of Akron

Choose Ohio First Program

A scholarship program to help increase the amount of graduates in the STEMM fields from UA.

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Collegiate Success program at The University of Akron

Collegiate Success Program

An extension of Choose Ohio First, with additional support to help you reach graduation.

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Summer Bridge program at The University of Akron

Summer Bridge Program

Helps incoming freshman prepare academically and socially for the demands of college life.

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Benefits

Collegiate Success program at The University of Akron

Living Learning Community

Add to your success with a deeper connection to the program.

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Collegiate Success program at The University of Akron

Tutoring

Achieve your academic goals with the help and tools our mentors provide in many ways.

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Collegiate Success program at The University of Akron

OARS Staff

Meet our staff, who are here to support and guide you to success at UA.

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Contact OARS

Email: STEM@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-7760
Fax: 330-972-5848
OARS Staff

Office:
Simmons Hall 301 (map)
277 East Buchtel Ave.
Akron, OH 44325-4000