Kent State University will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Normal operations will resume on Monday, July 6.



Kent State University at Stark Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Facilities Manager Brian Gardner recently presented Larry and Chuck Hoover of The Hoover Foundation with a copy of the Kent State Board of Trustees’ resolution that recognizes The Hoover Foundation for their generous support of the campus’s new Science and Nursing Building. The geology laboratories and geology mud room in the building, which is opening in August, have been named in honor of the foundation.

Kent State Tuscarawas Recognizes Community Members

Kent State University at Tuscarawas recently recognized two community members with special awards. 

Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn more about Kent State University at Tuscarawas at an Admissions Open House on July 14 from 2 - 6 p.m. in the Science and Advanced Technology Center.  During this open house and campus tour, prospective students can learn about the 28 bachelor’s and associate degrees that can be completed at Kent State Tuscarawas. Individuals who are just starting their college career and those who have some college credits but no degree are encouraged to attend.

There will be no walk-in hours for the Kent State Ashtabula Financial Aid office the week of June 29 - July 2.  Should you require financial aid assistance during this time, please contact the Kent campus financial aid office at 330-672-2972. 

Regular walk-in hours will resume Monday, July 6.

Visit the Financial Aid page

As part of the recently announced partnership with Barnes & Noble College, the Kent State Tuscarawas Bookstore will be closed from June 18 – July 5 for the transition. The bookstore will re-open on July 6.

Please direct any questions to Roseanne Greavu at 330-308-7427 or

For more information about Barnes & Noble College, visit

Kent State University at Tuscarawas and Buckeye Career Center are partnering to offer a new career program for Buckeye Career Center students. Beginning this fall, Buckeye students can choose Performing Arts as an educational career program and take the courses at Kent State Tuscarawas. Participating students will receive high school credits and college credits through the university’s College Credit Plus Program. The tuition and books associated with the courses are free.