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Ed Abroad Staff/Advising

Are you wondering which study abroad program is best for you? Or if you can fit a study abroad experience into your time at Kent State? Get the guidance you need from The Office of Global Education, located in 106 Van Campen Hall. Before you apply, you can search for a program online.

Contact a staff member or advisor below for study abroad information.

Staff Directory

Ediz Kaykayoglu
Director, Education Abroad
Phone: 330-672-7984
Advising by appointment

Amber Cruxton
Assistant Director, Education Abroad
Advises for Kent State Florence programs and ISEP
Walk-in advising hours: Wednesday: 1:30 - 4:00pm and Thursday: 9:00 - 11:30am
Phone: 330-672-7975

Nick Vasiloff
Senior Education Abroad Advisor
Advises for Kent State Geneva, Webster University, and Exchange Programs
Advising Hours: Tuesday: 1:30 - 4:00 pm  and Wednesday: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Phone: 330-672-3067

Kara Leyser
Graduate Assistant

Amy Bartko
Records Technician

Rachael Mundie
Records Technician

Andrew Wyatt
Peer Ambassador


Walk-in Advising Hours

Advising is organized by program or country.

Financial Aid
Wednesday: 1:30 - 4:00pm

 China Summer School for International Students

Kent State in Salamanca
By appointment only.

Kent State Geneva, Webster University, and all Exchange Programs
Tuesday: 1:30 - 4:00pm  and Wednesday: 9:00 - 11:30am

Kent State Florence and ISEP
Wednesday: 1:30 - 4:00pm and Thursday: 9:30-11:30am

General Information or Undecided
Students coming in for general information are welcome to come during any of the above walk-in hours.

Peer Ambassador Advising

Peer Ambassadors are past study abroad students who help spread the word about study abroad and share their experiences with prospective students.  If you would like to speak with a peer ambassador about studying abroad, they are available at the following times and locations:

In 126 Bowman Hall:
Monday: 9-4
Tuesday: 9-5
Wednesday: 9-5
Thursday: 9-5
Friday: 9-5

In 106 Van Campen Hall:
Monday: 2-5
Wednesday: 2-5
Friday: 2-5