Adult students: your degree is waiting...

An adult student at commencement on The University of Akron campus

We are making it easier for you to earn a degree or a certificate by providing more evening, weekend and online programs that fit your schedule. 

TIP: Three resources to help you start

  1. The Office of Transfer and Adult Student Enrollment can answer your questions about  credit transfer, enrollment, choosing courses and more. Schedule a visit with us! 
    Contact: 330-972-7009 or
  2. Adult Focus provides preadmission advising and academic support services for adult and veteran students. Contact: 330-972-5793 or
  3. UA Solutions offers noncredit continuing education courses, professional development and certification programs.

Academics and how to apply


Apply to UA

Take classes online or in-person

In addition to our modern main campus in Akron, we offer courses online and at sites across the region.

Semester start dates

  • Fall semester 2019: Monday, Aug. 26
  • Spring semester 2020: Monday, Jan. 13
  • Summer semester 2020: Monday, May 18
  • Fall semester 2020: Monday, Aug. 24
  • Spring semester 2021: Monday, Jan. 11

Semester dates

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Paying for college


Eligible students get a $500 award immediately, then the scholarship increases in value as you earn credits toward your degree! We’re investing in your future!

Learn more about the Akron Guarantee Scholarship.

More information


Bachelor’s of Organizational Supervision

Student in Bachelor's of Organizational Supervision degree programOur Bachelor's of Organizational Supervision degree is designed for those who hold an associate’s degree or who have completed college courses totaling 60 credit hours or more.

It's a great option if you:

  • need a bachelor’s degree to advance your career;
  • want a degree that teaches leadership and supervisory skills;
  • want a degree that applies to a variety of professions;
  • need classes offered at times that won’t conflict with work schedules; or
  • always wanted to earn a bachelor’s degree.

About the degree

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