Events & Programming

Simmons Hall

ZipAssist events and programming are all about supporting you throughout your time at UA by connecting you with on-campus resources while you're on the path towards graduation!

Questions? If you have questions about any of the events below or are looking to get involved, call 330-972-7272 or email uazipassist@uakron.edu.

Please note: Due to current circumstances events are subject to change. We will be following all health and safety guidelines.


JULY 2021

Parent and Family Association Webinar Series: Residence Life & Housing

TBD | 5:30 p.m.
Register here

The Parent and Family Association invites you join us live online for our webinar series. Hear from various content experts throughout UA regarding information to help you stay informed and further support your Zip!

Recordings will also be sent out through the PFA newsletter, sign-up here


AUGUST 2021

August Programming

August

Come back soon to learn more about programs we'll be offering to welcome UA students back to campus!


SEPTEMBER 2021

Balancing on a Budget Webinar Series: Budgeting Tips & Tricks

September 1| Noon
Register here

Join the ZipAssist team to learn more about various financial topics that affect college students. Students will hear tips and tricks that will help them proactively manage their money well! The recorded version of each webinar will be viewable online 48 hours following the live session.


Parent and Family Association Webinar Series: Topic TBD

TBD | Noon
Register here

The Parent and Family Association invites you join us live online for our webinar series. Hear from various content experts throughout UA regarding information to help you stay informed and further support your Zip!

Recordings will also be sent out through the PFA newsletter, sign-up here


OCTOBER 2021

Family Weekend

October 1-3 | Various times & locations

The University of Akron is excited to invite you to attend Family Weekend 2021, a combination of Sibs Saturday and Parent's Weekend. Take this time to visit with your student and sibling and enjoy numerous activities and events that are planned for you!

Family Weekend 2021


Homecoming Activities

October 1-3 | Various times & locations

Join in on UA homecoming festivities

Homecoming Activities


Balancing on a Budget Webinar Series: Eating Healthy on a Budget

October 6 | Noon
Register here

Join the ZipAssist team to learn more about various financial topics that affect college students. Students will hear tips and tricks that will help them proactively manage their money well! The recorded version of each webinar will be viewable online 48 hours following the live session.


Parent and Family Association Webinar Series: Topic TBD

TBD | 5:30 p.m.
Register here

The Parent and Family Association invites you join us live online for our webinar series. Hear from various content experts throughout UA regarding information to help you stay informed and further support your Zip!

Recordings will also be sent out through the PFA newsletter, sign-up here


FAFSA Friday

October 29 | Appointment Only

Join campus experts from The Office of Student Financial Aid for one-on-one assistance with filing your 2022-23 FAFSA. Come back soon to schedule a virtual appointment time.


NOVEMBER 2021

Balancing on a Budget Webinar Series: Holiday Spending & Saving

November 3 | Noon
Register here

Join the ZipAssist team to learn more about various financial topics that affect college students. Students will hear tips and tricks that will help them proactively manage their money well! The recorded version of each webinar will be viewable online 48 hours following the live session.


Parent and Family Association Webinar Series: Topic TBD

TBD | Noon
Register here

The Parent and Family Association invites you join us live online for our webinar series. Hear from various content experts throughout UA regarding information to help you stay informed and further support your Zip!

Recordings will also be sent out through the PFA newsletter, sign-up here


FASFA Friday

November 5 | Appointment Only

Join campus experts from The Office of Student Financial Aid for one-on-one assistance with filing your 2022-23 FAFSA. Come back soon to schedule a virtual appointment time.


FASFA Friday

November 12 | Appointment Only

Join campus experts from The Office of Student Financial Aid for one-on-one assistance with filing your 2022-23 FAFSA. Come back soon to schedule a virtual appointment time.


FASFA Friday

November 19 | Appointment Only

Join campus experts from The Office of Student Financial Aid for one-on-one assistance with filing your 2022-23 FAFSA. Come back soon to schedule a virtual appointment time.


DECEMBER 2021

Balancing on a Budget Webinar Series: Avoiding & Reducing Debt

December 1 | Noon
Register here

Join the ZipAssist team to learn more about various financial topics that affect college students. Students will hear tips and tricks that will help them proactively manage their money well! The recorded version of each webinar will be viewable online 48 hours following the live session.


Parent and Family Association Webinar Series: Topic TBD

TBD | 5:30 p.m.
Register here

The Parent and Family Association invites you join us live online for our webinar series. Hear from various content experts throughout UA regarding information to help you stay informed and further support your Zip!

Recordings will also be sent out through the PFA newsletter, sign-up here