Undergraduate Academic Advising

Welcome to undergraduate advising and academic services! We encourage students to become an active partner with us throughout their academic career when they become students in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University.

The Office of Student Services in 127 Aeronautics and Engineering Building is responsible for:

  • Academic advising
  • Assistance with registration issues
  • Probation/dismissal
  • Graduation for all undergraduate students earning their Bachelor of Science degrees

Graduate/Master level students should contact their assigned faculty advisor or the Graduate Program Coordinator, Richard Mangrum, Ed.D at rmangrum@kent.edu or 330-672-1933.


New students, including transfer students, and students changing their majors into our college will be assigned an advisor. 

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Office Location

The Office of Student Service is located in 127 in the Aeronautics and Technology Building, 1400 Lefton Esplanade. The main office number is 330-672-2892, the fax number is 330-672-2894.

For GPS or mapping, please use 1400 East Summit Street, Kent, OH 44242.

Office Hours

Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., closed during the lunch hour noon-1:00 p.m.

We generally cannot accept walk-ins. Please schedule an appointment to see an advisor. Be sure to check-in with the front desk when you arrive for your appointment. Be on time or your appointment may be canceled.

Walk-In Advising Hours

Walk in hours for the start of the semester will be from Thursday, August 22nd through Thursday, August 29th, 9:00-11:30 am and 1:30-4:00 pm.

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Transfer Students

Welcome Transfer Students! Our goal is to make your transition to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering as smooth as possible.

Read More About Transfer Students

Graduating Seniors

Please click the following link for information about graduating and the online graduation application: Graduation Information

Read More About Graduating Seniors

Graduation Ceremony

Any questions about the actual ceremony must be directed to the Provost Office. Many questions may be answered on the Provost’s Web Site. Students may seek additional information via e-mail to graduate@kent.edu.

Students are encouraged to attend the ceremony. However, they may earn their diploma without attending the ceremony. Either way, all diplomas are mailed to the students’ permanent home addresses following final verification of all requirements being met.