Graduate Student Services | College of the Arts | Kent State University

Graduate Student Services

Academic advising at the graduate level is the prerogative and responsibility of individual faculty advisors and the graduate coordinator in a student's program area or school. Students are strongly encouraged to contact their faculty advisor in regard to all academic issues.
 

College of the Arts Graduate Coordinators

  • SCHOOL OF ART
    Professor Linda Hoeptner Poling
    330-672-7895
    lhoeptn@kent.edu
  • SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN & MERCHANDISING
    Dr. Catherine Leslie
    330-672-0169
    cleslie1@kent.edu
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COLLEGE OF THE ARTS ADVISING

Our office provides administrative support to its constituent schools and is available to help graduate students with the following tasks:

  • Apply for graduation
  • File a thesis or dissertation
  • Undertake a change of registration
  • Request a time extension for a graduate degree
  • Request transient credit approval
  • Verify transient credit
  • Verify coursework for combined undergraduate/graduate degrees
  • Deal with other concerns that their advisor may be unable to address

Graduate students with questions about any of these topics should contact our office at 330-672-2760.