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Your college campus is the heart of your education. It’s where you come together with your peers, professors, mentors, and friends. It’s where community is formed. Whether you’re a future student, parent, or student leader, we have the housing and residential information you need to make yourself at home. Explore our resources, and find out how to apply for on-campus housing.

Students Bring Home National Awards

From May 29-June 2nd, fifteen student leaders attended the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) annual conference at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. At this conference, Kent State University’s Black Squirrel Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary and Kent Interhall Council received several awards throughout the weekend.

Olson Hall Wins Hall of the Year!

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) Commons in Olson Hall hosted their end of the year banquet to celebrate a great year. Residents had a fabulous time enjoying the catered buffet and reminiscing on their memories made in Olson Hall over the past year. Marianne Warzinski, the CCI Commons Director in Olson Hall, awarded her CCI Commons staff, Sophomore Senseis and also gave students Superlative Awards. To top things off, Olson Hall Council has been awarded the Hall of the Year by the Kent Interhall Council.

Students Recognized at Golden Flash Awards

On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014, Kent Interhall Council recognized student leaders at the Golden Flash Awards. The recipients of the awards are as follows:

NRHH Inducts 21 New Members

On Sunday, April 13, 2014, the Black Squirrel Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary inducted 21 new members.  

New Inductees

Student Leadership and Honors Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday, April 9th, the Undergraduate Student Government and the Center for Student Involvement held the 36th Annual Student Leadership and Honors Awards Ceremony. Many Residence Services student leaders were recognized for their accomplishments at this event.

2014-2015 USG Officers
Matt Gilkerson – Senator for College of Communication and Information
Lauren Buchanan – Senator for the Residence Halls

Sibs in Space

Lil' Sibs Weekend Registration is Open!

Lil' Sibs Weekend will be held from Friday, April 25th through Sunday, April 27th. It is open to Lil' Sibs (or cousins or family friends) of our residence hall students, as well as Kent State faculty and staff. Most of the events are free of cost – all you have to do is register for the event!

To register* for the event, please click the following link: http://tinyurl.com/kentlilsibs2014

*  You must be logged into your kent.edu e-mail to register!


  • Early Arrival - Students who need an earlier move-in date may now sign up for early arrival.  Early arrival information and registration can be found by clicking here.

  • All alumni, staff, and KIC/NRHH leaders are invited to come back home for a Residence Services reunion this fall on Saturday, October 18, 2014 (KSU Homecoming).  Please help spread the word to ensure a great turnout by contacting former staff members and KIC/NRHH leaders to encourage attendance.  Invitations are anticipates to be mailed and registration information available late summer.

  • The summer school housing application is available at the Residence Services office in Korb Hall or can be downloaded from the summer school housing page.  Summer housing will cover intersession and all summer sessions.

  • The fall 2014/spring 2015 Incoming Student Housing Application will be available beginning February 1st at 8:00am. Please visit https://housing.res.kent.edu/ to apply.


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