Newly Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Kent State University and our Honors College! Take the next steps toward becoming a Golden Flash.

You’re about to become part of a long and rich history of academic excellence. For more than 80 years, the Honors College has provided outstanding educational opportunities for students. Enroll at Kent State and join more than 6,000 Kent State Honors College alumni around the world who are making a difference. 

Apply for Housing

The housing application for incoming freshmen is available beginning February 1. Select Stopher and/or Johnson Hall if you are interested in the Honors College Living-Learning Community.

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Register for Destination Kent State

All new students will attend the Destination Kent State Advising & Registration program in June or July to register for fall classes. During the overnight visit, students will stay in the residence halls, meet other incoming students, meet with an academic advisor to create their fall class schedule and take part in many more activities.

Students and their families will also have an opportunity to attend a group session with the Honors College. Students will learn more about the undergraduate experience and expectations as well as receive information about their Honors courses for the fall semester.

Register for Destination Kent State


Attend a Golden Flashes Day

Each spring, the Office of Admissions sponsors several Golden Flashes Days for admitted students to visit campus again to get more information before making a final decision. Reservations are required.