Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kit

All students taking face-to-face classes or working or visiting a Kent State University campus will receive a Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kit that provides all of the safety essentials.

Kit Content 

  • Flashes Safe Seven postcard
  • KSU Student Pledge card
  • Two washable face coverings
  • Forehead thermometer strips
  • Antibacterial hand sanitizer gel
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • A clean key
  • Drawstring bag

Kit Distribution - Pickup by Students

Please scan to find the campus at which you will be taking classes to find distribution information.

Distribution Information

Ashtabula Kits

Ashtabula

  • Aug. 17 and beyond: Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kits will be given to Allied Health programs students by program directors either at opening orientation or first day(s) of classes, depending on program and schedule.  
  • Aug. 27 and beyond: Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kits will be delivered and distributed to individual classrooms throughout the day(s) of initial classes.  
  • If you are unable to receive your welcome kit during the first day(s) of classes, contact your program director (allied health) or Student Services (all other students) for pickup information.
East Liverpool Kits

East Liverpool

  • Aug. 17 and beyond: Purinton Hall's front reception desk: Available for student pick up
  • Aug. 21, 9-11 a.m.: Kits will be given to incoming freshmen students at the drive-thru DKS  
Geauga Kits
Kent Campus Kits

Kent Campus 

*Students living in the residence halls will receive a kit in their room at move-in. Others should be aware of these options:

  • Aug. 26-27, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Risman Plaza tents (rain location: Kent Student Center Kiva)
  • Aug. 28, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Kent Student Center Ballroom
  • Aug. 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Kent Student Center Ballroom
  • Aug. 31 and beyond, Monday - Friday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Kent Student Center Information Desk (located on the first floor)
Podiatric Medicine, College of Kits

college of Podiatric Medicine

  • Kits will be distributed to students in each class year based upon their specific course schedule. Distribution dates and times will be communicated directly to students  prior to the beginning of the academic year. 
Salem Kits

Salem

  • Aug. 17 and beyond: Students can pick up the kits at the front reception desk 
  • Aug. 20, 2-4 p.m.: Kits will be given to incoming freshmen students at the drive-thru DKS 
Stark Kits

Stark

  • Aug. 21, noon to 3 p.m.: Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kits will be given to new students at Flash’s Drive-In 
    • A RSVP link for the event will be sent via email to all new students
  • Monday, Aug. 24, 3–6 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m: Current students will be able to pick up their welcome kits. Access details.
Trumbull Kits

Trumbull

  • Aug. 25, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Students can pick up their kits  in the parking lot in front of Student Services. To sign in "hands-free," students are encouraged to download the Kent State Trumbull app from the Apple Store or Google Play.
Tuscarawas Kits

Tuscarawas

  • Please monitor your @kent.edu email for details about how to pick up your welcome kits during the first two weeks of classes. Information about days and distribution times  will be communicated in that way.

Picking up your Welcome Kit

Scheduling a place and time to pick up your welcome kit is as easy as 1-2-3...

Use this link, then:

Step 1: Select a location and time

  1. Select the Event
  2. Select the Location
  3. Pick a day and time
  4. Confirm your selection

Screenshot of location and time selection in the Welcome Kit Pickup app

Step 2: Let us know when you're on your way

  1. Tell us "I am on my way" OR
  2. Reschedule OR
  3. Cancel

Screenshot of booking confirmation screen in the Welcome Kit Pickup app

Step 3: Tell us you're here!

  1. Tell us "I'm here"
  2. Show your phone to an attendant
  3. After you pick up your kit, you'll get a confirmation with the date and time you received your kit

Screenshot of the pickup confirmation screen in the Welcome Kit Pickup app