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Welcome to the Family!

Welcome to the Golden Flashes Family! With timely programs and publications, the Parents and Families Association will let you know what is happening on campus and what opportunities are available to help your student enhance his or her experience both inside and outside the classroom. Rewarding experiences await your student at Kent State. A strong support network of Kent State faculty and staff is available to help your student succeed academically.



SEPTEMBER 17, 2016

Share in the Kent State experience as you spend time connecting with your student, interacting with faculty and staff, and experience what makes being a Golden Flash so special. Event details coming soon!



The college experience can sometimes be confusing and stressful for family members of students, and that is why we have created thisassociation. We are here to ensure you have the information, support and access you need to feel secure in the knowledge that your student is on the road to success at Kent State.

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Whenever you have a question or concern, you can turn to the Parents and Families Association for help. You can reach us Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by calling 330-672-4050. Our offices are located in Room 250 of the Kent Student Center. 

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As part of that association, you also now have access to a number of great benefits and perks. We are continually working to add to the benefits we offer our members. 

Membership in the association includes:

  • Exclusive E-newsletters

  • Freshman Parent Newsletter

  • Merchants Discounts

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