Destination Kent State
The next step in becoming a Golden Flash is attending the orientation program. At orientation you will have the opportunity get your Flashcard, connect with your academic home and register for classes!
KSU Kickoff occurs over four days leading up to the start of classes and involves many activities to celebrate the start of the new year, such as Blastoff!, Convocation, and Discover Downtown Kent. KSU Kickoff dates for Fall 2018 are Sunday, Aug. 19 (residential first-year student move-in) through Wednesday, Aug. 22.
First-Year Experience Course
The final part of DKS orientation, The First-Year Experience(FYE) Course, provides a foundational experience for first-year students to connect with the University and their peers.