5 Steps to Degree Completion | Academic Engagement and Degree Completion | Kent State University

5 Steps to Degree Completion

Here's how it works:

  • Contact Deanna Donaugh
    • Through personalized advising, Deanna will get you on the fast track to graduation.
    • Deanna Donaugh
      • Degree Completion Program
      • Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Phone: 330-672-0997
      • Fax: 330-672-9296
      • E-mail: ddonaugh@kent.edu
  • Evaluation
    • Based on your completed coursework and earned credit hours, Deanna will work with you on developing a plan and determining the best way to achieve your goal of graduation
    • Once you have made a decision about which program best meets your needs, Deanna will work with you to complete the necessary paperwork for re-enrollment
  • Class Registration
    • ​Kent State offers a wide variety of traditional and online course offerings.  Deanna will work with you to determine which course offerings meet your needs.
    • Search For Classes
  • Financial Assistance
    • Kent State students who re-enroll may be eligible for financial aid and scholarships
    • To determine financial aid eligibility, students should submit a FAFSA
    • Interested in seeking additional financial aid and scholarship opportunities? Please visit our Center for Adult and Veteran Services Scholarships webpage.
  • Graduate!
    • ​Submit an application for graduation here.
    • Update personal information
    • Graduation Ceremony Information
    • Get Tickets
    • Order Your Cap and Gown
    • How to Receive Your Diploma