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 freshman with a parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle who graduated from Kent State can apply for a Legacy Scholarship. Deadline for applications is March 1. Please complete the Financial Aid Scholarship Application in FLASHline to be considered.


Kent State Field HouseKent State Field House
Alumni can use the Field House walking track at a discounted rate of $35 per semester or $60 for an entire academic year. The track is open 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Times are subject to change based on other Field House activities. For more information, contact 330-672-8429.


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 alumni@kent.edu 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.