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 campus friends.

  • Saturday, February 25: ISAF Ski Trip. Brandywine Ski Resort. Join the Office of Global Education for a day of winter fun and frolic. Cost includes ski rental, lift ticket and a one-hour ski lesson. $40 (ISAF), $55 (non-ISAF). Register online or at the Office of Global Education, Monday through Wednesday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

  • Saturday, March 11: Global JAM Basketball Tournament. Kent State Rec Center, 1:00 to 7:00 pm. Join us for an afternoon of March Madness as international teams compete for the Global JAM Championship. The Tournament is free and open to everyone.
  • Register Your Team. The Office of Global Education is recruiting teams to compete in the Global JAM Basketball Tournament. Get your fellow students together and Get Into the Game. Registration deadline is Friday, February 17.
  • Wednesday, March 15: Cultural Cafe. Kent Student Center, Room 306, 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Featuring Oman and England. Join the Office of Global Education to learn about the history, culture and cuisine of two countries as presented by international students from those countries. Sample cuisine from the two countries during the intermission between the two presentations. Free and open to all.
  • Friday, March 17: International Talent and Fashion Show. Kent Student Center Ballroom, 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Join the Office of International Student Affairs for their first talent and fashion show, which highlights traditional clothing and more. Please submit this form no later than February 13th at 5:00 pm.
  • Wednesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 2. ISAF Philadelphia Road Trip. Join the Office of Global Education for a journey to America's city of Brotherly Love, Philladelphia, PA. Cost includes 4 nights in a hostel, motercoach transportation and 4-day sightseeing tour pass. Cost: $150 (ISAF), $200 (non-ISAF). Register online or at the Office of Global Education, Monday through Wednesday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Visit Philadelphia.

  • Saturday, April 15: Cleveland day trip. Please join ISSS to celebrate the Arts of Cleveland. Students will have a day full of experiencing Cleveland and some of the wonderful art activities available. The cost for the entire day of activities is $20 for students who are assessed the International Student Activity Fee and $25 for those who are not. The cost includes transportation to and from Cleveland, admission to the Cleveland Museum of Art, and tickets to watch the performance of Hamlet. For more details, please email Delaney at

  • Fridays, February 3 through May 5: International Student Success. DeWeese Health Center, Conference Room A. University Health Services invites you to attend meetings to improve your success here at Kent State. They will speak about overcoming language challenges, balancing home and U.S. culture, fitting in, academic success, self-care, and career skills. Events are free and confidential. Just drop in!