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Disclosure of Directory Information

Kent State University may release directory information (see the items listed below) on an unlimited basis to individual inquiries. As stated in University Policy 3342-5-08.101, lists of student information are not released to any non-University agencies not affiliated with Kent State University for solicitation purposes.

However, unless you request restriction of your directory information, your name, email address, telephone number and major will appear in the student online Phone Directory in FlashLine.  

If you only wish to remove your phone number from appearing in the online Phone Directory and not restrict all your directory information, access the Update Addresses and Phones link on your Student Tools and Courses page and click in the Unlisted in Web Directory box for each phone number you want to make unlisted. Click here for additional information.

Directory information includes:

  • the student's name
  • local and permanent address
  • telephone listing
  • class standing
  • enrollment status
  • honors
  • major field of study
  • participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • dates of attendance
  • degrees and awards received
  • high school graduated from
  • email addresses 
  • and most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student

To Restrict Your Directory Information:

Students may restrict their directory information by completing the online form accessible from the Submit Requests box on the Student Tools and Courses page in FlashLine or by printing and completing the Request to Prevent the Disclosure of Directory Information form and returning it to the Office of the University Registrar, 108 Schwartz Center, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242-0001.

Please note that restricting information will prevent your name from appearing in any University publication, including the Commencement Program, Dean's List, etc.

To Cancel The Restriction Of Your Directory Information:

Students may cancel the restriction of directory information by completing the online form accessible from the Submit Requests box on the Student Tools and Courses page in FlashLine or by completing the Request to Cancel the Restriction of Disclosure of Directory Information form and returning it to the Office of the University Registrar, 108 Schwartz Center, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242-0001.


For more information, refer to the Student Records policy.