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Our Campus

The Ashtabula campus consists of four buildings: Main Hall, the Library, the Bookstore, and the Robert S. Morrison Health & Science Building (more commonly called the Morrison Building).  Most classes are held in Main Hall and in the Morrison Building.  The Library houses our Tutoring & Testing Services, and library staff are ready to help with your research needs.  The Bookstore sells and rents textbooks and carries specialized supplies needed by health majors along with general supplies and Kent State apparel and gifts.  Admissions, Academic Advising, and Financial Aid are all housed in the Student Services suite in Main Hall for your convenience.

Student Life

College is a time for meeting new people as well as learning.  At Kent State Ashtabula, there are lots of experiences that let you do both!  The Ashtabula campus is a lively, engaged community with nearly 20 recognized clubs and organizations.  Student organizations offer all sorts of ways to make friends, get some hands-on experience with your major, and get involved. 

Learn More About Student Life, Clubs and Organizations

Financial Literacy Workshops

In collaboration with Student Life, Financial Aid, and Catholic Charities, Kent State University at Ashtabula is hosting a series of Financial Literacy Workshops. The workshops are free to attend and will include pizza and soda. Students are welcome to leave early or come late to accommodate class schedules. Please be sure to register for the workshop you plan to attend. 

Financial Literacy Workshop Registrations

Welcome Back Days

At the beginning of every semester, Kent State Ashtabula hosts Welcome Back Days.  Join us for free food, contests and prizes, information on student clubs and organizations, upcoming events, and take a picture with Flash the golden eagle!

Where to go

Whether you’re looking for a place to meet up with friends or a quiet place to study, Kent State Ashtabula offers a variety of venues to suit your needs. The Commons is the place to meet friends for a group study session or to grab a bite to eat. The Courtyard in Main Hall offers umbrella tables and a fountain for your enjoyment during the warm months, and the new Student Lounge offers plenty of outlets for recharging your electronics throughout the day.

What to eat

Whether you choose to eat on campus or just a mile away on Bridge Street, students have a variety of choices for any meal. Area restaurant specialties range from pizza and sub sandwiches to BBQ and fine dining.

More to Come!

As part of a wide-ranging strategic plan, Kent State Ashtabula is in the process of transforming the entire campus, including updates to historic Main Hall. The series of renovations and revitalizations will result in a comprehensive 21st-century campus modernizing classrooms and laboratories, upgrading campus grounds with a new central entrance and driveway, improving safety and accessibility and creating student-centric spaces where collaborative learning can take place.