Date Time Location Activity
Sunday, August 23 3:00-6:00 PM Van Campen Lawn

Welcome Picninc for international students

Monday, August 24 7:45 AM - 12:30 PM Ballroom, Kent Student Center

International Student Orientation at Kent Student Center

Mandatory for all unconditionally admitted students, all J-1 exchange students, all conditionally admitted for transcripts graduate students. 
Graduate students must attend to this Orientation in addition to Graduate Student Orientation

  2:30-4:00 PM Ballroom, Kent Student Center

International Student Resource Fair 

Mandatory for all new international students including ESL students.

Tuesday, August 25 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Ballroom, Kent Student Center

Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) 

Mandatory for all new graduate international students.

Wednesday, August 26 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Ballroom, Kent Student Center

Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) 

Mandatory for all new teaching assistant international students.

  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Governance Chamber, Kent Student Center

Destination Kent State (DKS)

Mandatory only for new freshman and first time transfer students from outside the United States.

Thursday, August 27 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Bowman Hall, Room 133

Placement Test for ESL Students

Mandatory for all ESL and unconditionally admitted students for language.

  2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Bowman Hall, Room 133

ESL International Student Orientation 

Mandatory for all ESL and unconditionally admitted students for language.