Kent State plans to resume residential living in August, and we are developing several scenarios to ensure an outstanding and safe experience for our students, faculty and staff.

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Kent State's Current Status

Kent State applauds Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s proactive approach to keeping our state safe during the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To slow transmission of the virus and consistent with recommendations from state health authorities to limit large gatherings and practice physical distancing, Kent State is moving forward following preventative and proactive actions that include:

  • Keep on Teaching

    Keep on Teaching

    Kent State University is committed to keeping our students, faculty, and staff safe and healthy. This guide will help you facilitate your classroom at a distance.

  • Keep on Learning

    Keep on Learning

    Under unusual and difficult circumstances your instructors and university staff are working hard to make sure your education has as few interruptions as possible. Remember that Flashes take care of Flashes.

  • Keep on Working

    Keep on Working

    If emergency conditions should cause disruption to university operations, this guide will help you continue to provide uninterrupted service.

  • Kent State of Wellness

    Kent State of Wellness

    Information to support members of our university community during the COVID-19 pandemic regarding mental health, physical fitness, nutrition and more. 

Flashes Forge Ahead

Kent State is providing the research, experts and resources to help the fight against COVID-19 as the Kent State community and the world continue to move forward during this unique time.

Visit the COVID-19 Hub