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Getting Started


There are many things you should do in preparation for your Destination Kent State visit:

  1. Log-in and regularly check your FlashLine account
    • Not sure how to login? Check your admission letter. All admitted students receive information in their admission letter about their FlashLine portal account (includes email) which includes your login, Student ID number, and password. Students will be required to complete some activities in FlashLine portal during FlashLine. Please be aware that email is the official form of communication at Kent State University and students should begin checking their accounts regularly.
  2. Complete the FAFSA. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online as soon as possible after January 1 to determine eligibility for federal and state aid including student and parent loans. Enter both Kent State’s Title IV school code (003051), and either Kent State East Liverpool (003056) or Kent State Salem’s (003061).
  3. Take a moment to download and read the Guide to DKS below. 

Your Guide to DESTINATION KENT STATE (pdf)

YOUR GUIDE TO DESTINATION KENT STATE (Text-only)