Schedule a Visit | Undergraduate Admissions | Kent State University

Visiting campus is the best way to determine whether Kent State is the right fit for you. Several visitation options are offered that will give you a look into academic programs as well as campus and residence life. Take a daily campus tour, visit us virtually or participate in a special visitation program. We offer a wide variety of visitation opportunities tailored to your needs.

Find out how to schedule a tour with the information below. Then tour Kent State by scheduling one of these options. Reservations are required for all visit programs. If you or a member of your family will need an interpreter or any other accessibility accommodations during your visit, please contact Alicia Hill at 330-672-8865 or via email at at least one week prior to the program.

A student walks through the Murin Gardens near the Kent State Library.

Our student-led campus tours include a 30-minute presentation and a 90-minute walking tour. Tours are offered Monday through Friday when classes are in session at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and on select Saturday mornings in the fall and spring. Counselors are available to meet privately with families both before and after the tour. Combine your tour with a College Information Session (if available) on your visit day. Schedule your campus tour today!

Register for a Campus Tour


Golden Flash Days

Preview KSU!

Golden Flash Days are major specific visit days exclusively for admitted freshman students. You will have the opportunity to explore Kent State’s academic programs, student support services, residence life, financial aid and much more. The programs are informational in nature and are optional for students and their families. If you and your family have never visited campus or would like to visit again for more in-depth information, we encourage you to attend.
Call the Admissions Office at 330-672-2444 to speak with an admissions counselor to register for an upcoming program.


Preview KSU!

Be a part of Preview KSU!, a comprehensive visitation program for high school students and parents. Learn about the admissions process, financial aid timeline as well as explore academic offerings and student services. Tour the campus and see our model residence hall rooms, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, University Library, academic buildings and the Kent Student Center. Our fall Preview KSU! date is Friday, April 12.

Register for Preview KSU!

Students walk toward the student center through the Murin Gardens near the Kent State Library.

Two students share a laugh during an event on the Student Green. Come visit Kent State and learn more about opportunities for students from all ethnic, cultural and racial backgrounds. Kent State has a rich history of diversity. Explore our student services, our academic programs, view model residence hall rooms and tour the campus. Be inspired by guest speakers and get a sense of how you personally fit in the Kent State community! Our spring Multicultural Visit Day is Saturday, April 6.

Register for Multicultural Visit Day

Students walk toward the student center through the Murin Gardens near the Kent State Library.

Make Your Move is a special visit program for transfer and regional campus students who will enroll at the Kent Campus. The program includes a presentation about transitioning to Kent State, a campus tour and an academic and student services resource fair. Our fall Make Your Move Program is Saturday, April 13.

Register for Make Your Move


Kayaks line the shore of the Cuyahoga River in downtown Kent.

Several colleges at Kent State offer the opportunity to learn more about the schools, majors and activities specific to your area of interest. Check to see if your college offers a College Information Session and attend one the same day as your Daily Campus Tour.

See College Information Sessions

Kent State cheerleaders perform at an open house for potential Kent State students held in the Risman Plaza.

Tours are available for groups and organizations with 10 or more high school students. Group visits are on a space-available basis on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Register for a Group Tour