International Students at The University of Akron


#YouAreWelcomeHere: Grand opening of the International Center

The team in the International CenterAll are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the International Center in Buchtel Hall 202 on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

The grand opening features a drop-in Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony and remarks by President Matthew Wilson at 11:30 a.m. Please drop by as you are able during that time. 

We will have light refreshments, an appearance by Zippy, and an opportunity to meet the staff of the Center and learn about what we do. We will also have information about the #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign, as well as opportunities to have photos taken with this hashtag to show your support for international students and scholars on our campus.

Contact the International Center at if you have questions.

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