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Admissions information, campus tours, and transfer of credits to the Office of Admissions, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, 44325-2001. (330) 972-7100, or toll-free, (800) 655-4884. FAX (330) 972-7022.

Financial aid, scholarships, and loans 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, degree progress reporting, and scheduling to the Office of the University Registrar, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-6208. (330) 972-8300.

Student advocacy and support, off-campus living and commuter resources, parents and family association, Ohio residency, and financial wellness education to ZipAssist, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-6208. (330) 972-7272.

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

The University switchboard number is (330) 972-7111.

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

For information on accreditation or to review copies of the accreditation documents, contact the Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer, The University of Akron, Buchtel Hall 106, Akron, OH 44325-4703; (330) 972-8584.


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 other such reasons as the University deems necessary.

Please note that editions of this Undergraduate Bulletin prior to 1994-95 were titled the “General Bulletin.”

Equal Education and Employment Institution

Operating under nondiscrimination provisions of Titles VI, VII, of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended and IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 as amended. Executive Order 11246, Vocational Rehabilitation Act Section 504, Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as related to admissions, treatment of students, and employment practices. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual at The University of Akron because of race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, handicap/disability or status as a veteran. The University of Akron will not tolerate sexual harassment of any form in its programs and activities, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in employment and admissions. The nondiscrimination policy applies to all students, faculty, staff, employees and applicants. Complaints of possible sex and other forms of discrimination should be referred to:

EEO/AA Office

Daniel Nicholas, Director, EEO/AA 

ASB, Room 138A
Akron, OH 44325-4709
Phone: (330) 972-7300

Title IX - Policy Information and Inquiries Concerning the Application of Title IX

Mark Stasitis, Title IX Coordinator, ASB, Room 125N, (330) 972-2352

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

Dale Adams, Director, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Simmons Hall 302, (330) 972-2580

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

ADA Coordinator
ASB 125C
Phone: (330) 972-5146

The Undergraduate Bulletin is published once each year by the Office of Academic Affairs, Buchtel Hall 102.