WHAT IF MY FAMILY MEMBER WANTS TO ATTEND THE APPOINTMENT?
Ideally, appointments are one-on-one between student and advisor. This is a time for you to share your interests and goals while building a relationship with college representatives. If you feel you need support, guests may attend. Please understand your academic records and test scores will be discussed during the appointment.
Email the advisor who sent you the appointment invitation.
WHAT IF I DECIDE TO CHANGE MY MAJOR OVER THE SUMMER?
Email your DKS advisor or including your name, ID, and your new major. They can help you to adjust your schedule or connect you to your new college if you are leaving the College of Aeronautics and Engineering.
WHAT IF I WANT TO DECLARE A MINOR?
Minors are typically declared during your first advising appointment in the fall semester. Be sure to mention the minor in your advising appointment tomorrow.
WHAT IF I DID NOT TAKE ACT OR SAT TESTS? HOW WILL THIS AFFECT MY PLACEMENT?
Take the ALEKS Math placement test prior to meeting with your advisor on Day 2 of DKS. Placement will be determined by ALEKS scores and/or high school GPA.
WHAT IF I AM NOT SATISFIED WITH MY MATH PLACEMENT TEST RESULTS?
You have the opportunity to complete self-paced learning modules. After refreshing your knowledge, you may then reassess. If your score improves, please email your DKS advisor. Visit Testing Services to learn more.
WHAT IF I WANT TO IMPROVE MY PLACEMENT IN COLLEGE WRITING?
You can have your writing placement reassessed using Accuplacer. Visit Testing Services to learn more.
Some courses may require additional evaluation by faculty. If this is the case, your advisor will ask you to supply the course syllabi (additional documentation may be needed for chemistry courses).
You will still enroll in First Year Experience.
WHAT IF I HAVE AP CREDIT?
Access your College Board account and supply your advisor with a screenshot or images of your test results. If you have not already, be sure to have the score sent to Kent State in order to receive the credit.
WHAT IF I NEED TO CHANGE MY SCHEDULE OVER THE SUMMER?
Email the advisor you met with during DKS.
HOW WILL I KNOW WHO MY ASSIGNED ADVISOR IS?
You will receive an email the day after your DKS appointment from your assigned advisor. You can work with your DKS or assigned advisor for questions over the summer. You can also email questions to email@example.com.
WHAT IF I WANT TO TAKE CLASSES OVER SUMMER 2021?
Contact Undergraduate Admissions to change your admit term to Summer 2021 and work with your advisor to register for summer classes.
College of Aeronautics and Engineering Destination Kent State (DKS) Advising FAQ
Welcome to your first semester at Kent State! The College of Aeronautics and Engineering is excited to meet with you and advise you on your first semester of classes.
Below are commonly asked questions to help you prepare for your DKS advising appointment and first semester at Kent.