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At UA Lakewood, you can take classes from a major university in an advanced learning environment situated in the heart of Lakewood. We will offer a variety of courses at times convenient for busy students of all ages.


At UA Lakewood, you can take

Or, complete your degree

  • Bachelor of Organizational Supervision
  • RN to BSN

See our academic programs.

Looking for non-credit or continuing education courses?

See our workshops, seminars, and events

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Upcoming events

Jim Tressel and Jim Dennison

Tressel, Dennison to team-teach coaching course

OFFERED IN LAKEWOOD IN MAY! Learn about effective leadership and coaching principles from two of the most successful coaches in college sports history: Jim Tressel, The University of Akron’s executive vice president for student success and former Ohio State football head coach, and former Walsh University and UA football coach Jim Dennison. Learn more and register.

Chromebook Camp

The Center for Literacy and Saint Joseph Academy in Cleveland have partnered to bring you our first Chromebook Camp. This BYOD event will be full of fun and inspiration for educators, administrators and other educational professionals looking to leverage Google Apps for Education (GAFE) and the power of the cloud!

In the heart of Lakewood

UA LakewoodUA Lakewood is on the first floor of the historic Bailey Building in downtown, at 14725 Detroit Ave., Suite 108 (show on map).

Director: Suzanne Metelko
Phone: 216-221-1141

Assistant Director,
Student Services and Advising: Nicole Lee
Phone: 216-221-1141

About UA Lakewood

The University of Akron Lakewood is a state-of-the-art facility offering the finest tech-enhanced and tech-supported community space in the city. It consists of three state-of-the-art distance-learning classrooms, a testing center, a community meeting room, a fully loaded conference room, administrative offices and a student lounge.

Students have access to all UA resources, including regional education and local community partnerships.

In addition, The University of Akron is committed to offering the educational opportunities requested by the Lakewood community and businesses. We enter into strategic partnerships with other institutions of higher learning as needed if our programming cannot meet community needs.

University of Akron faculty delivers courses via traditional (face-to-face) and synchronous distance learning technology.

Get involved!
Help identify additional programming needs by filling out the survey and by volunteering for community/business advisory committees coordinated by UA Lakewood and LakewoodAlive.

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