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Review Your 2018 Open Enrollment Benefit Elections

The University’s 2018 Open Enrollment Period for medical and other employee benefits has concluded. Now is your opportunity to review your selections and make needed corrections. To review your selections, visit My Akron. Go to your Benefits Summary and change the date to 01/01/2018 to view this updated information. Should you need to make any changes, print off the page and note the desired change directly on the hard copy and then sign and date the hard copy and forward it to Benefits at, campus mail at +0602, or drop it off in the Administrative Services Building, Room 140. All corrections must be received by Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Office of Benefits Administration at 330-972-7090 or at

Help is available for students with academic or personal issues

College can be stressful for students as they balance academics with their lives outside of the classroom.

The University has a team of professionals ready to help students experiencing:

  • academic issues (missed assignments; poor grades on exams, assignments and projects; repeated absences from class, etc.),
  • mental health issues (depression, anxiety, substance dependence, etc.),
  • financial issues, and/or
  • personal problems (relationships, social contentedness, roommate compatibility, homesickness, etc.)

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