Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Q. What is the address of the University of Akron?

A. Founders’ Day activities are held at: University of Akron | 302 Buchtel Common | Akron, OH 44325.

Refund Questions

Q. Can I get a refund for my Basic Registration?

A. No. All Sales on Basic Registration are final and not refundable.

Q. Can I get a refund on my Package Plan A or B?

A. Yes, however there is a $30 a cancellation charge. Refunds may be requested in writing only by mail or email and must be postmarked prior to May 15, 2020. Email: Mailing Address: Founders’ Day Treasurer | Akron Intergroup | P.O. Box 12 | Akron, OH 44309-0012

Housing Questions

Q. If I fly in on Thursday can I get my Package Plan then?

A. No. Founders’ Day begins Friday morning at 8:00 a.m.

Q. Can I get a single room?

A. No. Single occupancy rooms are not available.

Q. Is there bedding for housing?

A. Yes. One thin pillow, a bed sheet set and blanket are provided for each guest.

Q. Do the beds adjust?

A. No. All beds are at a fixed height of 42 inches.

Q. Are the rooms wheelchair friendly?

A. All of the dorms have elevators and doorways designed to accommodate wheelchairs.

Q. Do all the dorm rooms have private bathrooms?

A. Yes.

Q. Are towels provided?

A. Yes, one hand and one bath towel are provided for each guest.

Q. Are there hair dryers?

A. No.

Q. Are there toiletries included in accommodations?

A. No.

Q. Are there refrigerators in the rooms?

A. No and there are none available.

Q. Can I bring a coffee maker?

A. Yes.

RV Site Questions

Q. Are there hookups for my motor home?

A. No. There are no RV hookups available on campus.

Q. Is there electricity?

A. No. You can bring power generators if necessary.

Q. Are campfires allowed?

A. No open fires permitted.

Q. Is there running water?

A. The RV lot has a hose available to people with a permit.

Q. Is there a place to set up my tent?

A. No. The area that the University of Akron provided to us for camping will no longer be available. Tents are not available on the RV lot.

Q. Can I bring my dog?

A. No dogs or pets are allowed on campus.

Miscellaneous Questions

Q. Can I register onsite on the weekend of the event?

A. Basic registrations and package plan B only (no meals) can be purchased onsite with cash or credit card.

Q. What are the hours of the onsite registration?

A. Onsite registration will begin Friday, June 12th at 8:00 AM until 10:00 PM and Saturday, June 13th from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM.

Q. What Credit Cards are accepted?

A. MasterCard, Visa and Discover. Sorry, no American Express.

Q. Do we sign court papers at Founders’ Day?

A. Ask your sponsor to sign your paper.

Q. How much is the bus tour?

A. $5.00 (cash only) purchase tickets at Bierce Circle on Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Q. Where can I get a recording of the AA speakers for Founders’ Day 2018?

A. CDs are available in the Tommy Evans Lounge, 2nd floor of the JAR arena during Founders’ Day. Check on the web for our past years on CD.


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