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Graduate study to the Graduate School, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-2101. (330) 972-7663. Fax (330) 972-6475.

Financial aid, scholarships, loans, and student employment to the Office of Student Financial Aid, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-6211. (330) 972-7032. Toll free (800) 621-3847. Fax (330) 972-7139.

Athletics to the Director of Athletics, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-5201. (330) 972-7080.

Registration, records, graduation, DPR, scheduling, and Ohio Residency requirements, to the Office of the University Registrar, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-6208. (330) 972-8300.

Undergraduate admissions information to the Office of Admissions, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-2001. (330) 972-7100 or toll-free, (800) 655-4884.

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Higher Learning Commission
Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley, President
230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604


While every effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the University reserves the right to change, without notice, statements in the Bulletin series which include, but are not limited to rules, policies, procedures, fees, curricula, courses, programs, activities, services, schedules, course availability, or other matters. For example, programs may be modified due to limited resources or facilities, unavailability of faculty, insufficient enrollment, or such other reasons as the University deems necessary.

Equal Education and Employment Institution

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution operating under nondiscrimination provisions of Title 41, Ohio Revised Code; Titles VI, VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, as amended; Executive Order 11246, as amended; Vocational Rehabilitation Act section 504; Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act, as amended; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; and Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended as related to admissions, treatment of students, programs and activities, and employment practices.

It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at the University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or status as a veteran. The University of Akron prohibits sexual harassment of any form in all aspects of employment and in its programs and activities and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual and racial or ethnic orientation in employment and admissions. Complaints of possible sex and other forms of discrimination should be referred to:

EEO/AA Office

Daniel Nicolas, Director EEO/AA

ASB, Room 138B
Akron, OH 44325-4709
(330) 972-7300

Title IX - Policy Information and inquiries concerning the application of Title IX

Jolene Lane, Title IX Coordinator, Buchtel Hall, Room 209, (330) 972-7522

Title IX - Issues for Students

Michael Strong, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students, Student Union, Room 152, (330) 972-6048

Mary Lu Gribschaw, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics, JAR 183, (330) 972-7080

Title IX - Issues for Employees

Michelle Smith, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees, ASB 125C, (330) 972-5146

The United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights

Policy Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act may be obtained from

Michael Spayd, ADA Coordinator, ASB 140B, (330) 972-6716

Kathleen Kulick, Director, Office of Accessibility, Simmons Hall, Room 105G, (330) 972-7928