Alcoholics Anonymous Founders Day Akron Ohio


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


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 will be a cancellation charge.
     $30 Fee for each package plan A or B registration

Refunds may be requested in writing only by mail or email and postmarked prior to May 15, 2020.
Mailing Address:
 Founders’ Day Treasurer | Akron Intergroup | P.O. Box 12 | Akron, OH 44309-0012


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


Q. Are there hookups for my motorhome?
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.


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 8th at 8 AM until 10 PM and Saturday, June 9th from 8 AM until 6 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 play?
A. $5.00 at the door (cash only)- seating is limited. Tickets sales open 1 hour prior to performances.

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 out on the web for our past years on CD.


June 12, 13, 14 2020
June 11, 12, 13 2021
June 10, 11, 12 2022
June 9, 10, 11 2023
June 7, 8, 9 2024
June 6, 7, 8 2025
June 12, 13, 14 2026
June 11, 12, 13 2027
June 9, 10, 11 2028
June 8, 9, 10 2029
June 7, 8, 9 2030


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We’re all looking forward to having our friends back with us this year to celebrate the gift of Alcoholics Anonymous. We are working hard to ensure that this is the best, most secure, and unified Founders’ Day ever.

Love & Service — The Founders’ Day Committee
Akron Area Intergroup Council