The University of Akron Parent & Family Guide

View the University of Akron Parent & Family guide to connect with UA. This guide was made with the University of Akron families in mind.


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When your student heads to college, there’s a whole new community to explore. We help parents find the resources they need. From UA student housing to UA off-campus apartments, we will point you to the most student-friendly housing options in Akron. Along with on- and off-campus housing, your student may need help finding a bank near UA, or a convenient Akron healthcare provider. Last but not least, you’re sure to want to visit! Whether you’re looking for a place to stay for move-in, family weekend, graduation or any time in between, we can introduce you to the best hotels and restaurants near UA campus plus share ideas for activities to enjoy with your student or on your own.

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