Directions to Kent State University

Kent State University is located in scenic Kent, Ohio and is accessible by plane, car, or rail.

Air travel: Kent State University is located approximately 45 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) or 30 minutes from Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK). Taxis are available from these airports. (See below.)

Driving Directions: Driving directions to Kent State University can be found at Google Maps using the Main Library address:

Kent State University Main Library
1125 Risman Drive
Kent, OH 44243

Rail: Amtrak operates stations in nearby Cleveland and Alliance. A taxi or car is required to travel to Kent State University from both of these locations. 

Taxi services

The following taxi services are recommended for travel from area airports and rail stations to Kent State University:


You must book these services in advance of your arrival. 

Campus Map

See the Campus Map.


Find Parking Maps here. 

Parking permits are $10 for a week-long pass. You have the option to choose a parking pass if required on the AERI 2016 registration form.