Stark Advising Services
Kent State University at Stark offers extensive academic advising services to students. Full-time professional academic advisors, as well as specially trained faculty advisors,
are available to assist students. Academic advising is a fundamental part of the college experience at Kent State Stark.
August 4 - December 12
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Office closed September 1, November 11, November 27-28.
Office will close at 5 p.m. on November 26.
Schedule an Advising Appointment
NEW FRESHMEN age 20 or younger - You are required to attend First Step, our first
year advising and registration program. Do not make an appointment with an advisor.
Make your reservation for First Step here.
ALL OTHER STUDENTS (except PSEOs):
(not available to pre-college students)
Or, if you prefer, you can call the Office of Student Services at 330-244-3251 to
schedule an advising appointment.
Walk-In Advising DatesDuring walk-in advising, you can meet with an academic advisor without having an appointment. Students must be admitted prior to participating in walk-in advising.
- Thursday, Dec. 18: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Wednesday, Jan. 7: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Thursday, Jan. 8: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 12: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, Jan. 13: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Thursday, April 30: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
ADVANTAGES TO FINISHING
YOUR DEGREE ON TIME:
- Academic Success
Full-time students who take 15 credit hours per semester consistently have a higher GPA than those who take fewer than 15.
- Saving Money
By graduating in four years (8 semesters), instead of six, you could save more than $58,000* in expenses.
- Summers Off
If you're taking 15 credit hours per semester, you won't need to take summer classes to stay on track. Instead, you can get a summer job, pursue internships, study abroad or go on vacation.
- Getting a Head Start on Your Career
The sooner you graduate, the sooner you can begin an advanced degree or start working full time in your career field.
*Based on a 120-credit hour degree program with standard Kent Campus tuition and fees, books/supplies, Kent Campus room and board, transportation and personal expenses over a four-year period.