Event Calendar

*Campus Events Impacted by COVID-19

Campus events scheduled for campus locations through the end of the semester are canceled to avoid creating large gatherings.

No additional spring semester events will be scheduled. 

Spring Commencement

Kent State has postponed all Spring Commencement ceremonies and pre-commencement celebrations.

May 4 50th Commemoration

Kent State University regretfully announces cancellation of the May 4 50th Commemoration Weekend events, scheduled to take place May 1-4, 2020.

All events have been canceled and are not being rescheduled. Event refunds have been processed, and will be posted to accounts within 5 to 7 business days.

For the safety of all, and to comply with restrictions on public gatherings indoors and outdoors, the university asks visitors to reschedule their plans, visiting the May 4 National Historic Landmark site only after the national public health emergency has passed and the university has resumed on-campus operations.

Virtual May 4 50th Commemoration

A meaningful virtual May 4 Commemoration program is under development, and details will be announced at a later time.

This online program will honor and remember Allison Krause, Jeffrey Miller, Sandra Scheuer and William Schroeder who were killed and nine other Kent State students who were wounded on May 4, 1970, when the Ohio National Guard fired on students during an anti-war protest.

May 4 50th Commemoration Contact Information

Phone: 330-672-5084 | Email: may4ksu@kent.edu

View up-to-date information about the May 4 50th Virtual Commemoration


The Mid-American Conference has canceled the remainder of the 2020 MAC Men's and Women's Basketball tournament.



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