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Alternative Credit and Articulation Agreements

Alternative Credit and Articulation Agreements works collaboratively with students, parents and school counselors to help students earn college credit that in most instances will also count for high school credit towards graduation.

Academic Diversity Outreach

Academic Diversity Outreach

Academic Diversity Outreach provides academic and career exploration opportunities that challenge and support students to reach their full potential. Through engaging programming and an intentional campus support network we foster students’ ability to be retained and subsequently persist through graduation.

Academic Success Center

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center helps empower students to become independent learners through engaging support programs while providing an inclusive community that honors the uniqueness of each individual's academic journey.

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Career Exploration and Development

We're not just about what you'll do after graduation; we're about your journey to get there. Stop by Career Exploration and Development today to find on campus employment, connect your interests and skills to careers and majors, polish and update your resume, create a LinkedIn profile, practice interviewing and discover internships and co-ops.

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Exploratory Advising Center

Kent State University is the recipient of the 2015 Institutional Excellence for Students in Transition Award by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Kent State received the award for its Exploration Plan Program housed in the University College, which is designed to enrich the freshman experience for undecided students and to expedite a shift into a degree-granting program within the first three semesters.

McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalureate Achievement Program commonly referred to as The McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students who are first-generation, from designated income or underrepresented groups in graduate schools, for doctoral study. McNair Scholars are engaged in scholarly research, mentored by faculty, and are exposed to varied academic and cultural experiences.

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Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement

Explore the community by working with businesses, non-profit organizations and more. Develop your communication skills as you collaborate and network with professionals in your field and enhance your understanding of our world and social justice issues.

Student Success Programs

Student Success Programs

The Office of Student Success Programs is here to partner with you and Golden Flash Family members to make the first year extraordinary. Kent State University offers academic and co-curricular experiences that will amaze and excite you.

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Student Support Services

TRIO SSS provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the completion of their post-secondary education.

Technology Support

Technology Support

The Technical Support Team in University College provides support for Student Success Programs, Graduate Studies, Research & Sponsored Programs, Upward Bound, and several student organizations.

TRIO Programs

TRIO Programs

There are five federal TRIO Programs at Kent State University: Upward Bound Classic, Upward Bound Math/Science, Upward Bound Public Health, Student Support Services and The McNair Scholars Program.