Calendar of Events

Whether you're an international or domestic student, faculty or staff, community member or just passing through, you'll find something of interest to you on the calendar below. Check our calendar often for announcements of everything from concerts to workshops and festivals to sightseeing trips, all with the power to broaden your understanding and appreciation of the world.

Also here is a quick list of upcoming trips and outings, events and happenings sponsored or supported by the Office of Global Education and our friends. Please note our full line-up of activities planned during Welcome Week, August 21 through 28.




  • October 1: Homecoming
  • October 11: Culinary Passport: Soul Food. A night of "Down-Home Cooking" sponsored by Kent State Dining Services. 4:30 to 8:00 pm. Eastway.
  • October 12: OGE Cultural Cafe, Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony, 4:00 to 5:00 pm (Countries to be announced).
  • October 26: Culinary Passport: German Oktoberfest. An evening of food celebrating Oktoberfest sponsored by Kent State Dining Services. 4:30 to 8:00 pm. Eastway.