Testing and COVID Boosters

DeWeese Health Center offers the COVID-19 vaccine series and boosters. Currently only Moderna is available. 

Individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19 or are exhibiting symptoms can find free, at-home tests across the Kent State University system. Test kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You should follow the current recommended protocol regarding isolation if you are exposed or test positive for COVID-19. 

At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits for Kent Campus and Community

Free tests kits are available at the following locations on the Kent Campus while supplies last: 

  • Henderson Hall, Room 216.
  • Moulton Hall, Room 131.
  • University Libraries, first-floor circulation desk.
  • Kent Student Center, information desk.
  • Warren Student Recreation and Wellness Center, welcome desk. 
  • Center for Visual Arts, Room 240.
  • Center for Performing Arts, Room B141.
  • Bowman Hall, Room 105.
  • Cartwright Hall, Room 145.
  • White Hall, Room 408.

Students living in a residence hall on the Kent Campus can find free test kits at the following locations while supplies last: 

  • Korb Central Office Reception Desk: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Dunbar Area Desk: Daily, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Stopher Area Desk: Daily, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Tri-Towers Area Desk: Daily, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Twin Towers Area Desk: Daily, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits for Kent State Regional Campuses

Free test kits are available at the following locations on the Regional Campuses while supplies last:

  • Ashtabula: Main Hall in the Student Service Office, near the front entrance.
  • East Liverpool: Front desk, second flood, Purinton Hall.
  • Geauga: Security Office, Room 168.
  • Salem: Front desk in the main lobby, near the student lounge.
  • Stark: Library (Learning Resource Center).
  • Trumbull: Student Services Building Lobby (look for signs).
  • Tuscarawas: Science and Advanced Technology Center, Room 117.
  • Twinsburg Academic Center: Security Office, Room 224.
COVID-19 - Protocol for Positive Cases
  • Any member of our Kent State community diagnosed with COVID-19 is asked to follow the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to isolate at home until their virus clears. 
  • It is recommended that students living in residence halls return home to isolate themselves if possible. 
  • The university will continue to monitor wastewater from our residence halls and issue warnings to those halls whose samples show a spike in the COVID-19 virus.

Call 330-672-2322 with any questions or concerns.

COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

The DeWeese Health Center provides COVID-19 vaccine and booster shots. Find out about these offerings and other immunizations.

A $25 NO SHOW fee will be assessed in ALL clinics if you miss a scheduled appointment