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Office of Continuing and Distance Education

Lincoln Building
120 North Lincoln Street
Kent State University
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Tel: 330-672-3100
Fax: 330-672-2079

Office of Continuing and Distance Education Directory

"I am so excited. These online classes are making it possible for me to graduate finally." - Trevor McBride, distance learning student.

Distance & Online Learning


Kent State Distance Learning is a great way to finish a degree or start a new one. Distance learning offers you a convenient way to take coursework with much more flexibility to serve your needs.

What is Distance Learning?

There are several different delivery systems used to make the experience the best for student learning. Types of delivery include:

Distance Learning Options

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What's New in Distance Learning Online?

Blackboard Training For Faculty

For faculty who are interested in attending training on the new Blackboard Course Management System, see Workshops & Events sponsored by the Blackboard support team.

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Proctored Testing

Information for Proctored Testing for Distance Learning classes.

Enrolled in an online course and need your test proctored? Kent State University offers many options to students to complete the testing. Visit the Proctored Testing page to learn of the requirements and proctoring locations.

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Online Course Development

For current Kent State University faculty interested in online course development, please email Online Learning at For online degree programs, please contact Val Kelly at