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Welcome to The University of Akron!

Congratulations on your admission! 


How to confirm for freshmen

By submitting the $145 confirmation fee, you are confirming your enrollment here at The University of Akron. You will need your Student ID number and a credit card to complete the process online.

For other groups


Contact the Office of Admissions at 330-972-7100 or admissions@uakron.edu.


Additional steps after you have confirmed your enrollment:

You will receive automatic consideration for general UA scholarships, using the information from your application. UA offers thousands of scholarships and awards -- more than $22 million each year in scholarship aid.

Students are encourage to apply for additional scholarships as well.


Residence Life and Housing at UAOn-campus housing information is included in your confirmation email. First-year freshmen who are not residents of Summit, Stark, Medina, Wayne or Portage counties are required to live on campus as long as space is available. For exemptions, see First-Year Residency Requirement.

After you've paid the confirmation fee, you can log in to My Akron to submit your housing application. The priority deadline for fall semester housing is May 15.

Learn about:

Questions? Contact Residence Life and Housing at 330-972-7800 or reslife@uakron.edu.

Select a meal plan

Dining services at UAMeal plan information is included in your confirmation email.

Questions about meal plans? Call 330-972-5637 or write to myplans@uakron.edu.

Learn about:

How do I access My Akron?

My Akron is where you can make a payment, sign up for classes, check your financial account and more. When you log in to My Akron, look for the Student Center. 


After you pay the confirmation fee, you will receive your confirmation email, which includes your scheduled Advising & Registration Day date, along with information about housing and dining options.

  • Confirmation emails for fall semester are mailed beginning in late February.
  • Confirmation emails for spring semester are mailed beginning in October.

Questions? Contact New Student Orientation at 330-972-2622 or orientation@uakron.edu.

We will send an email to your UA account with information about advising and registration.

Did you know: You can forward your UA email account to another email account?

Questions? Contact New Student Orientation at 330-972-2622 or orientation@uakron.edu.


Important dates for incoming students

Oct. 1 – Earliest date to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year. How to apply.

Nov. 1 – Priority admission deadline for the Williams Honors College. Apply here now.

Dec. 1- Priority FAFSA submission deadline. How to apply.

Early 2018 – The Office of Student Financial Aid expects to send financial aid packages in early 2018 to those who submitted their FAFSA prior to December 1. If you have not yet submitted your FAFSA, please be sure to do so at www.fafsa.gov.

January – Residence hall applications are expected to open in late January. You will also choose your meal plan at this time. To sign your housing contract you must have confirmed your enrollment, and will need to log in to your My Akron account. You can retrieve your UA Net ID and password from the IT Help Desk at (330) 972-6888.

February – Advising & Registration dates are expected to be assigned in late February (for those students who have confirmed their enrollment). Confirmed students will receive an email from the Office of New Student Orientation with details. You will meet with your academic advisor to schedule courses for fall at your Advising & Registration Day.

March 1 – Application deadline for Fall 2018 entering students who wish to be considered for a seat in our prestigious Williams Honors College. Apply now.

April – Residence hall/room self-selection is expected to begin in April. The earlier you submit your housing contract on My Akron, the earlier you can self-select your residence hall, room, and roommate.

May 1 – Confirmation deadline. Submit your $145 confirmation fee onlinePrivate/endowed scholarships and Underrepresented Student Scholarship deadline. More scholarship opportunities.

May 15 – Freshman housing application submission deadline for priority on-campus housing. Submit your housing contract on My Akron.

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