Destination Kent State: New Student Orientation

Your new home is at Kent State University and Destination Kent State (DKS) is the first step in your journey!

We are so excited for you to officially begin your journey as a new Golden Flash.

Students at DKS Orientation walk across campus with Flash Guides

All new first-year students admitted for the Fall 2023 semester are required to register for and attend DKS.

DKS is a two-day, overnight program that runs during the month of June with some weekend dates. 

Day One runs from approximately 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM for students, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM for guests. 

Day Two runs from approximately 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM for all attendees.

Registration for The Destination Kent State New Student Orientation program is available on FlashLine beginning Feb. 1.

Check back on May 1 for more information on how to prepare for DKS!