CAMPUS IS OPEN 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Student Services is open 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Bookstore is open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Assistant Director for FYE
Quick Reference Guide
- Your First Week (pdf)
Unable to Attend?Attendance at an in-person Smart Start orientation is highly recommended in order to help you make a successful transition to Kent State Stark. However, we understand this is not always possible.
To start off on the right track, take our online Smart Start Orientation when you're unable to attend an in-person orientation.
Smart Start Saturday
SMART START SATURDAY
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 ⋅ 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kent State University at Stark welcomes all new students to campus on August 24 for Smart Start Saturday. This is your new student orientation that will prepare you for the first day of classes - and college life.
Smart Start Saturday is for NEW Kent State Stark students only.
- Check-in begins at 8:45 a.m. in the Main Hall Lobby
- Receive your Kent State Stark Planner
- Attend mandatory New Student Orientation Sessions
- Team KSU Parent/Guest Sessions
- Resource Tables
- Free Cookout following New Student Orientation - live music!
- Buy your books and Kent State gear
- Find your classrooms
- Get your Kent State FLASHcard
- Explore Student Life
- 2 guests permitted per student
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION DESCRIPTIONSReview the orientation sessions that will be offered during Smart Start Saturday.
Deadline to RSVP is Wednesday, Aug. 21.
We will begin taking reservations in August. Please check back.