Distance Learning & Material Fees | Office of Continuing and Distance Education | Kent State University

Distance Learning & Material Fees


Senior Guests are responsible for the payment of special course fees covering materials and supplies as well as the $12 per credit hour distance learning fee assessed for all online courses. Senior Guests are also responsible for the purchase of books. 

In order to determine whether your selected course(s) requires a fee, visit the Schedule of Classes. Once you have located your course, click on the dollar sign icon. See the image below for additional guidance. 

Senior Guest Fee Example

If your course does not require a distance learning or materials fee, no further action is required. 

If your course does require a distance learning or materials fee, please pay here. Enter the required course fee amount and pay using your credit card. Accepted forms of payment include American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and electronic check. Please be advised that there is a convenience fee of 2.99% for credit card transactions. The Office of Continuing and Distance Education will also accept a personal check. 

Please contact us by email at continuinged@kent.edu or call by phone at 330-672-3100 with any questions.

Please note: If you are not granted permission to enroll in your selected course, distance learning and material fees will be refunded if using a credit card.