Junior and Senior events @ UA

Junior and Senior events @ UA
Posted on 11/07/2022
The University of Akron, Office of Admissions, is hosting several Recruitment Events for High School Students!

Pre-Med & Pre-Law Visit Day- Friday, November 18, 2022 (Nina Barnes, Courtney Johnson-Benson, & Michele Stasitis)

  • Audience: Seniors and juniors in high school

  • Location: Student Union (Academic Open House location determined by colleges)

  • Academic Open House (Pre-Med & Pre-Law Only): 11:00am- 12:30pm

  • Expected Attendance: 150


Scholars Day – Saturday, January 28, 2023 (Shaina Schwartz)

  • Audience: Seniors – scholarship eligible (3.0 gpa+)

  • Location: Student Union (Academic Expo location determined by colleges)

  • Academic Expo: 11:45am- 1:30pm

  • Expected Attendance: 750


Discovering Diversity Day – Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 (Courtney Johnson-Benson)  ***Junior Job Shadow Date

  • Audience: Seniors and juniors in high school & transfer students (African American, Latino and Native American)

  • Location: Student Union

  • Academic & Student Services Information Fair: 10:45am- 11:30am

  • Expected Attendance: 200


Future Zips Day (formerly Senior Day)– Monday, Feb. 20, 2023 (Shaina Schwartz)

  • Audience: Seniors and transfer students

  • Location: Student Union & James A. Rhodes Arena or Student Recreation and Wellness Center

  • Academic & Student Services Information Fair: 2:00pm- 3:30pm

  • Expected Attendance: 500


Legacy Reception- Saturday, March 4, 2023 (Courtney Johnson-Benson)

  • Audience: Seniors in high school who are admitted or confirmed to UA and are dependents of a UA alumni

  • Location: TBD

  • No Academic Commitment

  • Expected Attendance: 150


Future Zips Day (formerly Senior Day)– – Friday, March 10, 2023 (Shaina Schwartz)

  • Audience: Seniors and transfer students

  • Location: Student Union & James A. Rhodes Arena or Student Recreation and Wellness Center

  • Academic & Student Services Information Fair: 2:00pm- 3:30pm

  • Expected Attendance: 500


UA Visit Day- Saturday, April 1, 2023 (Nina Barnes)

  • Audience: Seniors and juniors in high school

  • Location: Student Union

  • Academic & Student Services Information Fair: 9:00am- 10:15am

  • Expected Attendance: 350


UA Preview Day (formerly Spring Visit Day) – Saturday, April 22, 2023 (Shaina Schwartz) 

  • Audience: Juniors and sophomores in high school, transfer students

  • Location: Student Union & James A. Rhodes Arena or Student Recreation and Wellness Center

  • Academic & Student Services Information Fair: 11:00am- 12:30pm

  • Expected Attendance: 500


Daily Information Sessions and Campus Tours

The Office of Admissions also hosts group information sessions and campus tours from 10:15 a.m. to noon and 2:15 to 4 p.m.  Monday through Friday.


Saturday Information Sessions and Campus Tours (Nina Barnes & Vishal Kathardekar) 

The Saturday Information Sessions and Campus Tours for Fall 2022: December 3

The Saturday Information Session and Campus Tour for Spring 2023: January 21, February 25, and April 29



Virtual Events

Admissions Information Sessions: 2 offered in June, 2 offered in August- Dates TBD (Cassie Cunningham)

Academic Virtual Sessions:  Offered throughout the month of October (Cassie Cunningham)

Admissions and Next Steps Sessions:  Week of November 4th (Cassie Cunningham)

Diversity at Home: Thursday, November 10 (Courtney Johnson-Benson)

Academic Virtual Sessions:  Offered during one week in February- Dates TBD (Cassie Cunningham)

Virtual Senior Week: Early April (Cassie Cunningham)


How to register:

Students can register to attend these events online at www.uakron.edu/visit.  They also can contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-655-4884, 330-972-7100 or [email protected]


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