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Kent State Welcome Weekend

What you can expect:

Welcome Weekend 2014 is a weekend packed full of fun activities and events starting Thursday, August 21st through Sunday, August 24th.  Students will move into their residence halls and attend their first hall meeting. "Throughout the weekend, students will have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates in their FYE class, and get to know their way around Kent's campus." "This year's events include a comedian, Convocation, FYE Common Reading, Discover Downtown Kent, and Blastoff!" Other events include: bingo, movies, broomball, ice skating, and karaoke. 

What Do Students Gain During WW?
  • Further transitions students into the university environment
  • Students will learn critical information that can be applied "just-in-time" for classes to start
  • Social activities where you can meet new friends
  • Pride in being a Kent State student
  • Explore the Kent State Community
  • College-specific programming that include time for college open houses meetings