International Students

The Office of Global Education (OGE) assists international students and scholars during their stay at Kent State University. OGE is responsible for many processes related to students' and scholars' experiences in the U.S., including:

  • Letter requests (all letter requests should be emailed to
  • Issuing I-20s and DS-2019s
  • Planning programming and activities for international students and their families
  • Hosting workshops on compliance with immigration regulations
  • Assisting international students in applying for benefits (including OPT and CPT) and changing immigration status, if necessary