Transportation and Parking | Kent State University

Transportation and Parking

PARTA Campus Bus Service:

Kent State University has contracted with PARTA (Portage Area Regional Transit Authority) to provide on-campus bus transportation services to students at the Kent Campus. There are a number of fixed routes that students can use to navigate the campus. Students presenting their FLASHcard can access the on-campus bus service and all other PARTA buses in Portage County at no cost. For more information about busing routes, please visit the Campus Bus Service webpage.

SATS (Student Accessibility Transportation Services):

SATS is a door-to-door bus transportation service provided for students with disabilities that may need assistance navigating the campus. SATS is part of the Campus Bus Service, and is provided at no cost to eligible students. You can learn more about SATS by visiting the Campus Bus Services webpage, or by contacting PARTA at 330-672-7433.

Students with disabilities requesting SATS must register with our office. Eligibility for SATS is determined on a case-by-case basis. For more information on SAS registration procedures and documentation guidelines, please visit the Requesting Accommodations section of our website.

Disability Parking:

Students requesting disability parking permits must contact Parking and Transit Services for further information regarding disability permits at Kent State University. You can contact Parking and Transit Services at 330-672-4432 or by email at