DKS: Destination Kent State

Our Address

DeWeese Health Center
1500 Eastway Drive
Kent, OH 44242

Phone Numbers

Medical Appointments: (330) 672-2322
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): (330) 672-2487
Insurance & Billing: (330) 672-8251
Pharmacy: (330) 672-8254

More About DeWeese Health Center

Immunization Requirement

All students must provide proof of MMR vaccination to avoid future registration holds.

See Mandatory Immunizations page for details.

Incoming freshmen are eligible to use University Health Services over summer for immunizations.

Services Offered

Insurance & Billing

DeWeese Health Center is a primary care PPO provider for insurance plans including Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, CIGNA, Medical Mutual of Ohio, UnitedHealthcare, and many others. Copays, deductibles, and other patient responsibility amounts apply and vary by insurance plan. A reasonable self-pay rate is also available. Payments can be made via cash, check, credit/debit card (including HSA and flex spending cards), FlashCash, or through the KSU Student Account.

See our Financial Policy or contact the Insurance & Billing office at (330)672-8251 or for more information.

Student Insurance

Student health insurance is available through United HealthCare Student Resource. Enrollment in the student health insurance plan is mandatory for international students but is voluntary for domestic students. Domestic students do not need to waive the student insurance and will not automatically be billed for it.

Policy details and enrollment available online:

UHCSR Customer Service: 800-767-0700

Preparing Students

  • Immunization records and/or immunization form
  • Insurance Information

- Student’s own card(s) or copy front & back

  • Medications

                -Name, dose, 1-3 month supply

  • Awareness of allergies
  • Knowledge of personal and family health history
  • First Aid Kit
  • Over-the-counter medications