Alumni Benefits and Discounts

Being a Golden Flash has its perks! A variety of benefits and discounts are available to our Golden Flashes Alumni family.

The options below are available to all Kent State alumni. 

Kent State Legacy ScholarshipKent State Legacy Scholarship
Kent State offers this scholarship opportunity for relatives of alumni. An incoming Kent Campus first-year student with a parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle who graduated from Kent State can apply for a Legacy Scholarship. The deadline for applications is Feb. 1. Please complete the Financial Aid Scholarship Application to be considered.

Kent State Hotel and Conference CenterKent State Hotel and Conference Center
Reconnect with your fellow alumni friends and family at Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center™ and Nineteen10. With a home base just steps from campus, the Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center™ offers plenty of opportunity to recall your favorite memories - while making new ones to cherish for a lifetime. Visit the KSU Hotel website to book your reservation and receive the alumni special offer. To receive this offer, use the Book Now button located in the Golden Flashes Welcome Back Home section.

Kent State Ice ArenaKent State Ice Arena
Enjoy skating at Kent State's Ice Arena! Alumni receive $1 off admission.  Visit the Ice Arena website for public skate times.

Kent State Rec CenterKent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center
The Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) offers alumni discounts of up to $80 on community SRWC membership fees. Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy this state of the art facility, which features a climbing wall, natatorium, cafe and much more. Visit the Recreational Services website for more information and to view current alumni (affiliate) SRWC membership fees.

Kent State main campus sign on a sunny daye-Flash Electronic Newsletter
e-Flash provides information about the university, new alumni benefits and accomplishments of fellow alumni. Not receiving your e-Flash?   Update your information using this online form

Find a FlashFind a Flash
Looking for a former roommate, study partner or Kent State friend? The Find a Flash program helps locate fellow classmates. Email or call 330-672-5368 with the graduate's name and we will connect with the graduate on your behalf if contact info is available. 

You can also join the Kent State Alumni official group on LinkedIn or connect with fellow Flashes on other social media platforms

Kent State Alumni branded sweatshirtKent State University Bookstore
All alumni receive a 15% discount at the KSU Bookstore in the Kent Student Center. When you check out at the counter, just tell them you're a "Golden Flash Alumni!" Enjoy discounts on attire, fan gear, accessories and much more.

Visit the Kent State University Bookstore

Kent State University Press logoKent State University Press
Enjoy a 20 percent discount off all print and digital books published by the University Press.  Specializing in general interest and academic books about the Ohio region, the press also publishes works in various fields of history.

Visit the Kent State University Press website and enter promotion code AR at checkout or call 800-247-6553.