Applying for On-campus Residence or Off-campus Housing

  1. Are you 20 years old or older?
  2. Are you at least a junior (do you have at least 60 credit hours)?
  3. Are you married?
If students answer YES to ANY of the above questions, they may choose to live on or off campus:  
  • To live on-campus, students need to complete the housing application. Visit the Residence Services website here: www.kent.edu/housing and click on “Online Housing Application (New Residents)” on the left-hand side.
  • To live off-campus, search for apartments based on distance from campus, price, and the number of bedrooms.
If students answer NO to ALL of the questions above, they are required to live on campus until they meet one of the above conditions.
  • Students need to complete the housing application. Visit the Residence Services website here: www.kent.edu/housing and click on “Online Housing Application (New Residents)” on the left-hand side.

Temporary housing

If you arrive in Kent before you can move in to your dorm room or apartment, you may apply for temporary housing at the university. Temporary housing begins August 1st and costs $25/day. Please contact housing@kent.edu

 

Here are some resources for apartment searching around Kent State: