Office of International Programs

Office of International Programs

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Office of International Programs

About us

The Office of International Programs (OIP) has five functional units, including (1) Recruiting International Students and Scholars (2) Undergraduate International Student Admissions (3) Immigration (4) Education Abroad (5) Co-curricular Programming.

Specifically, the staff in the Office of International Programs undertakes the following:

  • To provide admission services to all prospective undergraduate international students as well as financial verification and immigration documents for undergraduate and graduate international students.
  • To aid in the transition/integration of international students, scholars, and scientists through the provision of services, such as providing orientation programs, undergraduate academic advising, and evaluating international undergraduate academic credentials.
  • To provide information and advising services for The University of Akron students who wish to study, work, or travel abroad through the Education Abroad Program.
  • To provide immigration counseling services for international students, scholars, and faculty members.
  • To develop and support campus and community resources and activities designed to promote international understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity both on and off campus.
  • To assist faculty and/or departments who have an interest in establishing exchange agreements abroad.
  • To facilitate contacts between The University of Akron faculty members and departments with their foreign university contacts to assure that meaningful, mutually beneficial, reciprocal agreements are maintained.

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Education Abroad

Education Abroad at The University of AkronWe offer exceptional international experiences for students through summer-, semester- and academic-year-length Education Abroad programs.



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UA's diversity symbolized in 'flag' of many nations
Thursday, February 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Student Union – Second Floor – Trapezoid Lounge
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Taking Care Week 2014
February 24 – February 28, 2014
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Viewing Globally and Acting Locally
March 13,2014
3:00 p.m.--8:00 p.m.
Where: Quaker Square Station
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International Fair
April 17,2014
11:00 a.m.--1:00 p.m.
Where: Student Union

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