Academic Advising

UNDERGRADUATE

The keys to a successful career in business are mentors and advisors. The COBA team of advisors will do everything from helping you determine a major to directing you to COBA resources for employment and scholarship opportunities. You are required to meet with advisors once per semester. 

Undergraduate advising is located in 107 BSA. Senior walk-ins are held Wednesday & Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and quick question advising is held Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Complete the Pre-Advising Worksheet (PDF) and the Kent Core Sheet (PDF) and bring it with you to every required advising appointment. 

MAKE AN UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING APPOINTMENT

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING GRADUATION

LEARN MORE ABOUT ACADEMIC ADVISING

GRADUATE

Visit the forms library to view Kent State University forms for:

  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Dissertation and Thesis
  • Applications (Letter of Recommendation forms, Re-enrollment forms, etc.)
  • Credit Transfer
  • Degree Changes

MAKE A GRADUATE ADVISING APPOINTMENT


International Advising

International students have a special advisory staff that recognizes the intricacy of getting a degree in another country. You’re required to meet with advisors once per semester. Additional meetings are recommended to keep your collegiate career on track.

International advising is located in 300E BSA. Senior walk-ins are held Wednesdays from 1 - 4 p.m. 

Quick question advising is held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. - noon. 

Complete the Pre-Advising Worksheet (PDF) and Kent Core Sheet (PDF) and bring it with you to every required advising appointment. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ADVISING


Events

Discover all that's happening at the College of Business Administration by viewing our upcoming events. Here you can learn about COBA events on and off campus, as well as other events associated with the college. You can also stay up-to-date by reading our COBA newsletter (which you can subscribe to or by texting COBAMARKETING to 22828) and by connecting with us on social media:

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Scholarships

We are invested in educating the best and brightest. Scholarships are available that will aid and fund you in furthering your education. Be sure to check the expansive list of scholarships offered.

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer several scholarships for incoming freshman.

INCOMING FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS

 


Education Abroad

An aerial view of Florence, Italy

COBA students are highly encouraged to take advantage of international learning experiences. You have the option to study globally in multiple programs. Discover education abroad opportunities that will benefit you professionally, as well as personally.

To find out more about our education abroad opportunities, you can visit our International Programs Office.

Education abroad walk-ins are held at the followings times:

  • Monday 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday 10 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday 9 a.m. - noon

SEARCH EDUCATION ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES

Want to meet with an international advisor to discuss your options? Make an advising appointment.

LEARN MORE ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ADVISING


Student Organizations

Discover student organizations that make your résumé stand above the rest. Visit the Peer Involvement Advising Center to talk with an advisor about what groups will best bolster your résumé. Additionally, visit the COBA list of student organizations to find business-specific groups or the Kent State University student organization list to see every on-campus student organization.

COBA STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS


Career Services Office

The College of Business Administration is the only college at Kent State University to have a satellite office of the university’s Career Services Center. Our Career Services Office is available for you to find out more information about job and internship opportunities, career management, résumé assistance and interviewing tips.

LEARN MORE ABOUT CAREERS AND INTERNSHIPS


Computer Requirement

Learn more about COBA's computer requirements.

 

All COBA students are required to own a laptop. These laptops must meet certain technology requirements. For more information, view the Computer Requirement page.

COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS (PDF)

 

 


TechHelp Service and Repair Center

The College of Business Administration TechHelp Service and Repair Center is our on-site technology service center, here to help all students, faculty and staff resolve issues with their personal computers and mobile devices.

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

LOCATION

Room A220 

For general TechHelp Service and Repair Center information and questions:


Computer Lab

COBA has three computer labs for students looking to spend time on class projects and take online exams.

Before coming in to take an exam, be sure to review the rules and computer lab hours.

HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

ROOM: BSA A220-230

COMPUTER LAB INFORMATION


Tutoring and Resource Centers

The College of Business Administration and Kent State University offer a multitude of tools and resources to help you academically succeed. To make your degree path easier, follow the resource links below.