Adult students

Your dreams are within reach!

An adult student at commencement on The University of Akron campus

Ready to take on your next challenge or finish what you started?

The University of Akron (UA) makes earning a degree or a certificate more accessible for you by providing flexible evening, weekend and online programs that fit your schedule. 

We're here to help you get started

Here are resources to help you accomplish going to college, again or for the first time.

Office of Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment

Have questions about credit transfer, enrollment or selecting the perfect courses? Let's chat! Schedule a visit, dial us at 330-972-7009 or drop a line at

Adult Focus

Need personalized preadmission advising and academic and career support? We've got you covered. Connect with us at 330-972-5793 or email

Continuing and Professional Education

Looking for noncredit continuing education, professional development or certification programs? UA Solutions is your go-to hub for unleashing your potential.

In addition to our main campus in Akron, we offer courses through 100% online degree programs and via regional campuses.

  • UAkron Online 
    All UAkron Online degrees and certificates are fully accredited with many courses developed to meet national standards for quality.
  • Regional Campuses 
    Earn a degree for your dream career close to home at sites in Summit, Cuyahoga, Medina and Wayne counties. 

Academics and how to apply

Ready to take the leap? Our application procedures, credit transfer options and transfer equivalency guides are your roadmap to success.


Apply to UA

Scholarships and financial aid

We know that life can be tough. That’s why your degree or certificate should be affordable.

Contact Us

Reach out to the Adult Focus office for more information, schedule a visit or kickstart your application today. Your journey towards success begins UA, where passion meets possibility!

Polsky Building, Rooms 467-469

Phone: 330-972-5793

Laura H. Conley, Director

Scott Roberts, Associate Director

David Marsteller, Assistant Director

Office hours

Monday-Thursday | 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Extended hours by appointment

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