Parking on the Kent Campus | Kent State University

Parking on the Kent Campus

Parking for the 2018 Ohio Quality Matters Annual Member Meeting is free

The Kent Student Center Visitor Parking is located in front of the Student Center on Summit Street.

If you are using GPS, the Student Center is located at 1075 Risman Dr., Kent, OH 44242. 

When you enter the Visitor Parking lot, you will receive a ticket. Please bring this ticket with you to the registration table outside the Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the Kent Student Center. We will validate your parking at that time. If you arrive late or are unable to validate your parking during registration, you may see a Student Center representative at any time for validation. 

If you are unable to find parking in the Student Center parking lot, please park in the C Campus Center West Parking Lot, which is located across Summit Street. 

You can utilize the Summit Street Map (PDF) for further directions. 

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Also, please be aware that we are currently making improvements to our campus which does include road construction. Summit Street will only be operational one-way as denoted on the map image and PDF above. 

Beginning Thursday, April 12, motorists should use Risman Drive to enter the Kent Student Center parking lot. View map of the construction area (PDF). Project updates are available at www.kent.edu/summitstreet. If you are coming from I-76, the best route to use to get to the Student Center Visitor Parking is to take State Route 43 to Summit Street. 

**If you need further assistance with directions, please contact the Student Center Help Desk at 330-672-2554 (from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.)