Kent Campus

Counseling and Psychological Services


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is dedicated to student success and retention by facilitating wellness and personal growth based on the unique needs of the student. CAPS provides confidential mental health services to students which include: crisis intervention; individual, couples, and group therapy; psychological testing; and substance abuse evaluation and treatment.


The Counseling Center


The Counseling Center at Kent State University is a training clinic for graduate students in the Counselor Education and Supervision program and provides free, confidential mental health counseling to Kent State students and employees and to non-KSU area residents for a nominal fee. Services provided include individual, couple, family, child, and group counseling for developmentally-related concerns.


Psychological Clinic


Services are provided by master’s and doctoral students under the close supervision of clinical faculty members who are licensed psychologists.  The goals of the Psychological Clinic are to train graduate students to be skillful clinicians, to provide high quality empirically supported therapy and assessment services, and to contribute to development of new knowledge through applied research.  


Free Tobacco Cessation Program


University Health Services - Office of Health Promotion is offering the American Lung Association's' Freedom From Smoking program FREE to Students at Kent State University. This is a comprehensive smoking cessation program that addresses individual needs and techniques for a successful and healthful lifestyle change.

Location: Lowe level, DeWeese Health Center


Kent State Student Legal Services

Student Legal Services is a non-profit law firm that represents the students attending Kent State University's Main Campus. Our purpose is to help students understand and resolve their legal issues. Staffed by three fully licensed attorneys, SLS provides students with quality legal representation and advice for a variety of matters

Location:164 E. Main Street, Suite #203, Kent, Ohio 44240

Office: 330-672-9550



Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) provides accommodations, resources and advocacy for students with disabilities at Kent State University. We work with campus partners to create an inclusive living and learning environment for our students.

Location: Kent Campus Library, 1125 Risman Drive, University Library, Suite 100, Kent, Ohio 44242

Office: 330-672-3391 (Fax 330-672-3763) (VP 330-968-0490)



Center for Student Involvement (CSI)

The Center for Student Involvement is here to help students get involved outside of the the classroom. From events and student organizations to leadership development we have something to engage students almost every night of the week.

Location: Kent State Student Center, 227 Kent Student Center, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242

Office: 330-672-2480



Academic Success Center

Our mission is to empower students to become independent learners through engaging support programs. Our vision is to revolutionize the academic support experience. Services include supplemental instruction, tutoring, study skills, and other campus resources.

Location: 114/169 Center for Undergraduate Excellence; 975 Lefton Esplanade, Kent, OH 44242

Office: 330-672-3190



Office of Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct is responsible for the adjudication of cases involving students who are accused of violating campus rules, regulations, or policies; federal or state laws; and/or municipality ordinances.  

Location: 595 Senhauser Dr., Kent, Ohio 44242




Student Multicultural Student

There is power within education and the Student Multicultural Center offers the opportunity for everyone (students, faculty, staff and administrators alike) to have experiences outside of the classroom that will enhance their awareness of social and cultural differences. The SMC is a center that operates as a community, family and a village. We look forward to supporting each student on their journey here at Kent State!

Location: Kent Student Center, 1075 Risman Dr. Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242




Women’s Center

The Kent State University Women’s Center is here to support you, whether you’re a student, faculty member and staff member through advocacy and education about women, gender, and diversity. The Center offers resources that address matters of particular concern to you by providing education, information and referral programs and services.

Location: Williamson House, 1200 Main Street




Kent State LGBTQ Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center is dedicated to providing the students, faculty and staff at Kent State University with education, training, support and resources that cater to the gender and sexual minority community and its allies. The center is a welcoming environment to LGBTQ students and their allies. The informed staff strives to educate the campus community about sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure Kent State University remains a safe space for all students.

Location: Lower level, Kent Student Center

Office: 330-672-8580




Portage County Community

Hope Village


Services: Comprehensive Treatment, Group Counseling, Individual Counseling, Case Management, Peer Support, Family Therapy, Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP), Aftercare Services, Transport Services, Family Education.  Hope Village will assist with the navigation of transportation services offered through PARTA and insurance policies.


Coleman Professional Services


Services: Coleman professional services provides individual and group counseling, psychiatry, and medication assisted treatment.  


Family and Community Services


Services: Individual and family counseling, IOP for men and women, ¾ -way housing option for men, a 10-bed recovery housing facility for men (not detox) and a 23-bed recovery housing facility for women


Townhall II


Services: Comprehensive assessment, Individual counseling, Outpatient Treatment groups (IOP), Continuing Care groups, Specialized programming for Co-occurring disorders, Residential Halfway House (Horizon House) for adult women, Both morning and evening groups and appointments are available


University Hospitals Addiction Medically Assisted Treatment


Services: Inpatient treatment of withdrawal from drugs and alcohol with linkage to outpatient treatment.


Job and Family Services


Services: Determines eligibility and provides services to the needy through employment programs, Cash Assistance, Food Assistance, Medicaid, paternity establishment, support enforcement, adult protective services, child protective services, foster care, and adoptions.

Project Dawn


Services:  Project DAWN is a community-based drug overdose education and Naloxone distribution program. Participants attend a 30 minute class to learn to: See the signs and symptoms of an overdose, know the different types of overdoses, do rescue breathing, call emergency medical services, give the intranasal Naloxone.  Classes by appointment.