Programs & Services

Undergraduate Research

Engaging in research or working on a creative activity as an undergraduate student is a fantastic way to work closely with prominent faculty members and researchers, learn more about an area of interest, apply classroom knowledge, and expand skills while building your professional resume.

Supplemental Instruction (SI)

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an international program offered by the Academic Success Center that provides free, peer-facilitated group study sessions for certain large, historically difficult courses (30% D, F, and withdrawal rate).


Academic Coaching

The mission of the Academic Coaching program is to foster academic success through identifying personal strengths, establishing goals, addressing challenges and assessing progress along the way.

Common Reading Program

The Common Reading Program is designed to welcome and connect incoming students to the Kent State University academic community. It is our hope that reading the book will provide common ground for our new students to share with their peers.

National Student Exchange

The National Student Exchange (NSE) provides opportunities for undergraduate students to study for one semester or one academic year at another NSE member college or university. You can choose from more than 180 colleges and universities to meet your personal interests and academic needs. NSE campuses extend beyond the borders of the United States to include U.S. territories and Canadian Provinces.

Peer Leaders

A Kent State Peer Leader is an undergraduate student that assists with any or all of the Destination Kent State Programs, Kupita/Transiciones, EXCEL Living Learning Community, and/or Transfer Kent State.

Success Coaching

Success Coaching moves students toward achieving their academic goals while focusing on school and life balance.


Students who would like to receive assistance in course work can find help through Drop-in Tutoring, Scheduled Tutuoring, or Virtual Tutoring.