About The University of Akron

The University of Akron is a comprehensive research and teaching university, offering more than 300 programs of study. At Akron, you will find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community. Most important, here you will discover energy, in the high-tech classrooms of our new academic buildings, in our new Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and among the 200 student organizations on campus.

Volunteerism

Students take an Alternative Spring Break

Nearly 2,200 community service hours -- impacting a host of nonprofits, communities and lives -- were volunteered by 87 students and nine staff during UA's 2014 Alternative Spring Break program March 24-26. The UA teams traveled to sites in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia.

13 days ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students qualify for Dean's List at The University of Akron

Nearly 8,000 students made The University of Akron's Dean's List for fall 2013.

2 months ago
Awards, Honors and Recognition

Students graduate from The University of Akron

Congratulations to the students who graduated from The University of Akron fall 2013!

2 months ago
Leadership

Resident assistants help make a hall a home

The resident assistant - the fearless leader. The keeper of the peace. The first to arrive and the last to leave. Without you, a UA residence hall is hard to imagine.

7 months ago
Leadership

Peer mentors make a difference!

As new and returning students move into UA residence halls, these Zips provide support and guidance to hundreds as peer mentors.

7 months ago