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Welcome to the Kent Student Center (KSC)!

Looking for a place to study, grab a meal, learn more about student activities, or grab that new text book, we welcome you to “discover" all that the KSC has to offer! If you are a visitor to campus, faculty, staff or student the KSC is your “living room” here at KSU and a great place to meet and hang out with friends. Our mission is to provide you with a great experience that compliments the academic experience of the University. We believe once you stop in you will see it’s a home away from home and where there is truly something for everyone!

Best of luck with your 2014-15 school year! Go Flashes!

Regular Building Hours

Monday, June 1 - Sunday, Aug. 23
Sunday                            9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday - Saturday         7 a.m. to 9 p.m.    

Spring Holiday and Special Hours

*Special hours due to weather will be listed on the Kent Student Center homepage.

Monday, Aug. 24 - Wednesday, Aug. 26 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 27 - Saturday, Aug. 29    7 a.m. to midnight

Directions to the Kent Student Center

From the North (Cleveland) I-271

Take I-271-Sto I-480-E. I-480-E changes into Rt.14 in Streetsboro. Refer to Rt.43-S directions below to continue. I-77/1-71Take I-77/I-71-Sto I-80-Eto exit 187 (Streetsboro). Proceed onto Rt.14-E to Rt.43.
Refer to Rt.43-S directions below to continue.

From the South (Canton/Columbus) I-77/I-71

Take 77-N to I-76-E. Take the Kent/Hartville exit 33 (Rt.43) and turn left onto Rt.43-N. Refer to Rt.43-N directions below to continue.

From the West (Toledo) I-80

Take I-80-Eto exit 187 (Streetsboro). Proceed onto Rt.14-E to Rt.43-S. Refer to
Rt. 43-S directions below to continue.

From the East (Youngstown) I-76

Take I-76-Wto the Kent/Hartville exit 33 (Rt.43) and turn right onto Rt.43-N.
Refer to Rt.43-N directions below to continue.

Rt. 43-North Directions

To Kent Student Center, 1075 Risman Drive (Event Parking):

Continue on Rt. 43 and turn right onto Rt. 261-E, then turn left onto Campus Center Drive and continue to the stop sign, turn left and continue to first stop light. Turn left onto Summit Street and enter visitor parking on the right (Risman Drive).

Rt. 43-South Directions

To Kent Student Center, 1075 Risman Drive (Event Parking):

Turn right onto Rt. 43-S and continue approximately six miles to Rt. 59 (Haymaker Parkway). Turn left onto Rt. 59-E and proceed to 4th stop light. Turn right onto Lincoln Street and continue to the first stop light. Turn left onto Summit Street and continue to the second stop light. Turn left (Risman Drive) to enter the Kent Student Center visitor parking lot.