The mission of the Center for Student Involvement is to foster student growth and development through leadership, civic, cultural, and involvement opportunities.

Getting involved on campus is one of the quickest ways to become part of the university community and create your own Kent State experience. The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) offers opportunities for leadership and participation in student-initiated projects -  and student organizations.

CSI is staffed by talented and caring people who advise and support all undergraduate and graduate students. Browse our site for further information on the opportunities to get involved with the Kent State University community. Make the most out of your collegiate career.



Back to School Blastoff

Blastoff 2016 will be Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 from 6 - 8 p.m. and set-up starts at 4:30 p.m.  Registration forms are now available for student organizations and university departments. Complete your form and return it to Rebecca Kapler ( by Monday, August 22, 2016 by 5 p.m.





Black Squirrel Festival

Kent Student Center Programming cordially invites you to participate in this year’s 35th Annual Black Squirrel Festival (BSF) at Kent State University. The festival will be held Friday, September 9th, 2016 from noon - 5 p.m. in the Student Green and Risman Plaza in front of the Kent Student Center.





Kent State Homecoming Parade

Kent State University and the City of Kent invite you/your organization to participate in the 2016 Homecoming Parade. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016. The parade will step-off at 10:00 a.m. from the Kent State University campus and will proceed west on Main Street.





Student Organization Registration Deadline

Log into the student organization registration website with your Flashline credentials to submit your registration. Registration opens on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, and closes on Friday, September 23, 2016. Visit the site below for additional information.