The Division of Student Affairs provides leadership to institutional efforts aimed at enhancing the co-curricular lives of Kent State students. 

Such efforts include a variety of programs, activities and services that complement the academic mission and support student success.

Center for Adult and Veteran Services

Provides advising, counseling, orientation, workshops and other programs for undergraduate adult students with multiple life responsibilities including services for single parents and veterans; Oversees veterans benefits.

Center for Student Involvement

Includes student organizations, fraternities and sororities, commuter student services and programs, leadership training, leadership awards and recognition, campus-wide programming, court-ordered community service, student governance and University-Community Liaison.

Dean of Students and Student Ombuds

Provides leadership support for students, parents, faculty, staff and surrounding community in the development of a co-curricular environment that enhances student success. Ombuds' services assist students in resolving concerns, complaints and grievances through established channels.

Dining Services

Comprehensive Dining Services across campus from snacks to full services dining and catering.

Office of Student Conduct

Handles adjudication of campus policy and law violations.

Kent Student Center

Gathering place for the university community offering a variety of services, programs and activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests. Home to Kent Student Center Programming, University Scheduling and Conference Bureau, University Bookstore, Banquet Sales, FLASHCard Office and numerous dining options.

Recreational Services

Encompasses comprehensive recreational services including aquatics, fitness and wellness, informal recreation, sport clubs, tournament sports and an outdoor adventure center all housed in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. The Kent State Ice Arena includes two rinks which are used for learn-to-skate, hockey, broomball and open skating programs for the entire community. It is also home to the Kent Skating Club.

Residence Services

Oversees on-campus living for undergraduate students, security escort service, special program halls and learning communities, hall government (hall council and KIC) and guest and conference housing.

Student Accessibility Services

Provides academic accommodations and coordinates support services and assistive equipment for students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities.

University Bookstore

University-owned retail store contracted through Barnes & Noble offers apparel, software, books, textbooks, book buyback, textbook rental and other academic supplies; home to the Apple® Authorized Campus Store.

University Health Services

Administers health services for students. Comprehensive outpatient services include office visits, pharmacy, radiology, physical therapy, laboratory services and women's clinic. The site also includes a 24-hour nurse helpline, the Office of Health Promotion and Psychological Services.

Office of the Vice President, Student Affairs

Provides leadership and direction for divisional goals including oversight for institutional student affairs and for many key student support services.

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