The Zips Programming Network

What is ZPN... The Zips Programming Network is a major student organization at The University of Akron that plans regularly- scheduled events stimulating, educating, and entertaining the students, faculty and staff at the University of Akron and the surrounding community. Being a part of ZPN enhances your collegiate experience through leadership opportunities, excting possibilities, and FUN! Where we are located, the ZPN office is located in the Center for Service and Leadership (CSL) on the first floor of the Student Union in office 132. Or just look for our brightly colored windows! Mission Statement We, the Zips Programming Network, recognize that student involvement is an integral part of a successful college experience; therefore, our purpose is to provide enriching and enlightening programs in an effort to celebrate the diverse student population at The University of Akron.

The Zips Programming Network's cover photo
04/29/2019

The Zips Programming Network's cover photo

04/25/2019

Come see Aquaman this Friday or Saturday!
8:00 PM Student Union Theatre

04/22/2019

Succulents happening now! Piano Lounge

04/22/2019

Showing this weekend: Aquaman
April 26 & 27
8PM, SU Theatre

04/10/2019

Our Ribbon of Support event is today from 11 am to 1 pm in the Student Union International Lounge! Show your support for victims/survivors of sexual violence by stopping by.

04/09/2019

Succulent time is almost here. Join us Monday, April 22nd from 11am-1pm in the Piano Lounge.

04/09/2019

Our Ribbon of Support event is tomorrow from 11 am to 1 pm in the Student Union International Lounge! Join us and the Rape Crisis Center as we celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month with cookies, cupcakes, and learning about sexual violence.

Applications for our Special Events Chair close on Tuesday at 5 PM! You can apply now on OrgSync
04/07/2019

Applications for our Special Events Chair close on Tuesday at 5 PM! You can apply now on OrgSync

Show your support for victims/survivors of sexual violence by leaving an encouraging note on our ribbon of support! Cook...
04/05/2019

Show your support for victims/survivors of sexual violence by leaving an encouraging note on our ribbon of support! Cookies and cupcakes will be present at the event.

Come and learn about sexual violence as well as leave an encouraging note for a victim/survivor of sexual violence. Cook...
04/02/2019

Come and learn about sexual violence as well as leave an encouraging note for a victim/survivor of sexual violence. Cookies and cupcakes will be included.

04/02/2019

Our Ribbon of Support event is tomorrow from 11 am to 1 pm in the Student Union International Lounge! Join us and the Rape Crisis Center as we celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month with cookies, cupcakes, and learning about sexual violence.

Hey Zips! We’re looking for talented individuals to help us plan programs such as ZPN Fest, our bus trip and family even...
03/31/2019

Hey Zips! We’re looking for talented individuals to help us plan programs such as ZPN Fest, our bus trip and family events. Apply today for our Special Events Chair on OrgSync!

Join ZPN and Campus Coloring Club to make suncatchers! April 1st, 11 AM - 1 PM. SU International Lounge.
03/27/2019

Join ZPN and Campus Coloring Club to make suncatchers! April 1st, 11 AM - 1 PM. SU International Lounge.

‪Apply now on OrgSync! DM us with any questions ‬
03/26/2019

‪Apply now on OrgSync! DM us with any questions ‬

We hope you all enjoy your time off! Stay safe and have a lot of fun!!
03/22/2019

We hope you all enjoy your time off! Stay safe and have a lot of fun!!

Join us today along with USG from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Union Ballroom A as we celebrate Women’s History Month. Th...
03/12/2019

Join us today along with USG from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Union Ballroom A as we celebrate Women’s History Month. There will be pizza, fun challenges, games, trivia, and the chance to win a gift card!

‪Don’t miss out on a great opportunity!‬
03/11/2019

‪Don’t miss out on a great opportunity!‬

The Quest for Rights is tomorrow from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A! Come and grab some pizza, do trivia and fu...
03/11/2019

The Quest for Rights is tomorrow from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A! Come and grab some pizza, do trivia and fun challenges, and play games!

Join us this weekend to watch On The Basis of Sex. Friday, March 15th Saturday, March 16th8:00 PM SU Theatre
03/11/2019

Join us this weekend to watch On The Basis of Sex.
Friday, March 15th
Saturday, March 16th
8:00 PM SU Theatre

03/07/2019

Here are just a few reasons why you should apply for the 2019/20 ZPN Executive board! Applications can be found on OrgSync and close Wednesday the 13th of March at 5 PM

Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month with the Quest for Rights event on March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Stu...
03/06/2019

Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month with the Quest for Rights event on March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A. Pizza, trivia, games, and fun challenges will be included!

Do you like fun challenges and want a chance to win a gift card? Come to the Quest for Rights event on March 12th from 6...
03/04/2019

Do you like fun challenges and want a chance to win a gift card? Come to the Quest for Rights event on March 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Union Ballroom A!

All Fired Up is coming to campus! Join us on March 19th for some pottery painting fun. Students need to RSVP at zpnfinea...
03/01/2019

All Fired Up is coming to campus! Join us on March 19th for some pottery painting fun. Students need to RSVP at [email protected]

Join ZPN and @LeadAkron for the Oscar winning movie Green Book. Tonight at 8 PM in the Student Union Theatre. Be sure to...
02/28/2019

Join ZPN and @LeadAkron for the Oscar winning movie Green Book. Tonight at 8 PM in the Student Union Theatre. Be sure to follow both accounts for a free t-shirt!

Come and play games, eat pizza, and do trivia and fun challenges as we celebrate Women’s History Month with USG!
02/28/2019

Come and play games, eat pizza, and do trivia and fun challenges as we celebrate Women’s History Month with USG!

Do you like pizza, games, challenges, and trivia? Join us along with USG as we celebrate Women’s History Month with the ...
02/25/2019

Do you like pizza, games, challenges, and trivia? Join us along with USG as we celebrate Women’s History Month with the Quest for Rights event!

Come to the Theatre Thursday night at 8PM to watch Green Book!
02/25/2019

Come to the Theatre Thursday night at 8PM to watch Green Book!

JOIN US TODAY! Also don't forget to apply for an Executive board position on OrgSync!
02/25/2019

JOIN US TODAY! Also don't forget to apply for an Executive board position on OrgSync!

Join us today as we team up with ESC for an Engineering Week event!
02/21/2019

Join us today as we team up with ESC for an Engineering Week event!

Let's kick off Rethinking Race with the movie BlacKkKlansman!February 22nd 6PMFree Chick-Fil-A sandwiches (first 150 peo...
02/19/2019

Let's kick off Rethinking Race with the movie BlacKkKlansman!
February 22nd 6PM
Free Chick-Fil-A sandwiches (first 150 people)

02/18/2019

ZPN is hiring for our executive board with all positions available. If you are looking for an amazing on campus job with great pay; leadership opportunities, and the ability to plan events, apply now! Applications can be found on OrgSync and are due on the 13th of March by 5 PM.

Happening Now!Come to the Piano Lounge to make some Valentine's Day cards for Veterans and Akron Children's Hospital.
02/14/2019

Happening Now!
Come to the Piano Lounge to make some Valentine's Day cards for Veterans and Akron Children's Hospital.

02/13/2019

Looking for a great on campus job with leadership opportunities? Apply for ZPN's executive board! Applications open on the 18th of February at 10:00 AM and close on the 13th of March at 5:00 PM. Applications can be found on OrgSync.

Join us on Thursday 11AM - 1PM in the Piano Lounge to make some Valentine's cards for Veterans and Akron Children's Hosp...
02/11/2019

Join us on Thursday 11AM - 1PM in the Piano Lounge to make some Valentine's cards for Veterans and Akron Children's Hospital!

Join us in the Union today along with the Black Excellence Commission and WZIP from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom...
02/11/2019

Join us in the Union today along with the Black Excellence Commission and WZIP from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A and B as we celebrate Black History Month. There will be food, games, door prizes, and line dancing!

For the Culture is on Monday from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A and B! Join us as we celebrate Black History Mo...
02/08/2019

For the Culture is on Monday from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A and B! Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with food, line dancing, and games.

Do you like games, line dancing, and soul food? Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the For the Culture soc...
02/06/2019

Do you like games, line dancing, and soul food? Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the For the Culture social event on February 11th from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Student Ballroom A and B. Door prizes included!

Do you like Spades and want a chance to win a gift card? Sign up for the For the Culture Spades Tournament by the end of...
02/04/2019

Do you like Spades and want a chance to win a gift card? Sign up for the For the Culture Spades Tournament by the end of the day! The first ten teams will be accepted. Other games, food, and line dancing will be included at the event!

Head over to the Student Union right now for the Super Bowl Watch Party!
02/03/2019

Head over to the Student Union right now for the Super Bowl Watch Party!

02/03/2019

Join us tonight in the Student Union Ballroom for a Super Bowl Watch Party! Free food, games, and giveaways! Starting @ 6:00 PM!!

We have bean bag chairs and reusable Super Bowl cups to give away! Join us tomorrow at 6 PM in the Student Union Ballroo...
02/02/2019

We have bean bag chairs and reusable Super Bowl cups to give away! Join us tomorrow at 6 PM in the Student Union Ballroom!

Come and line dance, eat some soul food, and play games as we celebrate Black History Month with the Black Excellence Co...
02/01/2019

Come and line dance, eat some soul food, and play games as we celebrate Black History Month with the Black Excellence Commission and http://WZIP! RSVP by February 4th to participate in the Spades Tournament for a chance to win a gift card; the first 10 teams will be accepted!

01/30/2019

Due to the University being closed tomorrow, we will unfortunately have to postpone the Silent Dance Party originally scheduled for Thursday evening. Please be on the look out for the new date and time! STAY WARM

Need plans for the Super Bowl? ZPN has got you covered! Join us for our Super Bowl Watch Party. Sunday the 3rd of Feb. i...
01/30/2019

Need plans for the Super Bowl? ZPN has got you covered! Join us for our Super Bowl Watch Party. Sunday the 3rd of Feb. in the Student Union Ballroom @ 6:00 PM. Free food, games, and giveaways!

Do you like Spades, soul food, and line dancing? Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the For the Culture ev...
01/29/2019

Do you like Spades, soul food, and line dancing? Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the For the Culture event social. RSVP by February 4th to participate in the Spades Tournament for a chance to win a gift card; the first 10 teams will be accepted!

Address

The University Of Akron Student Union
Akron, OH
44325

General information

Associate Meetings are bi-weekly on Monday at 4:30pm in SU Room 316. You may come late or leave early for class!

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(330) 972-7014

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