Student Tech Guidebook

Student Tech



FlashLine is Kent State’s portal that connects you to your course registrations, appointments, schedules and accounts. For help with logging in, be sure to read this article.

Tech Requirements by Major

Some majors have specific computer hardware and software technology requirements. Please visit the IT Tech Guide for information on current requirements.


All official university notices are sent to your Kent State email address, so check your email often! You can access your email account at or by clicking the email icon in FlashLine. To set up your email on your phone or computer, head to

Cyber Security

Learn more about securing your password and account, social media and email phishing, and how to work and learn safely online.


The IT Help Desk is here to help. For questions regarding your technology, connect with the Help Desk 24/7 via chat or phone at