Arrival Information | Kent State University

We welcome you to the United States and the Cleveland/Kent Metropolitan area.  When you arrive, you are responsible for arranging and paying for your transportation from the airport to your hotel, for arranging and paying for your hotel, and for arranging and paying for transportation around your hotel and the Kent area once you've gotten to your hotel.  

The following information will help you coordinate these things upon your arrival to the Cleveland Airport and the Kent, Ohio area.  

 

Airport Transportation

You will be responsible for arranging and paying for your own transportation from the airport to your hotel when you first arrive. Here are some links to help you find transportation immediately upon your arrival.  

 

Cleveland Hopkins Airport Shuttles

SuperShuttle

Airportshuttles.com

CLE Going Places

Car Services

Uber

Lyft

Car Rentals

Enterprise Car Rental Kent State University has an agreement with Enterprise, and they have agreed to give you the discounts for anyone associated with Kent State University on short term leases at the airport or on monthly leases for the duration of your stay.  Please call Enterprise directly for more information on lease amounts.   The Kent State University contact person is:  Christopher Felker, Branch Manager. 330-677-4447. 

 

Arrival Hotels

When you first arrive you will need to reserve a hotel room. You will be responsible for arranging and paying for your hotel.  Here are some links to different hotels in the surrounding area.  

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Streetsboro

Econo Lodge Streetsboro

    Towneplace Suites Streetsboro

    Hampton Inn & Suites Streetsboro

    Wyndham Hotel Streetsboro

     

    Long-term Transportation

    You will be responsible for arranging and paying for your own transportation from the airport to your hotel when you first arrive as well as providing and paying for your own transportation for the duration of your stay at Kent. Here are some links to help you find transportation immediately upon your arrival.  

     

    Car Purchases

    Kent/Stow 

    Klaben Ford Lincoln 1089 W. Main St., Kent OH 44242 Telephone 330-673 -3139

    Montrose Mazda 1127 W. Main St., Kent OH 44242 Telephone  330-673-2122

    Klaben Chrysler Jeep Dodge 1106 W. Main St., Kent OH 44242 Telephone 330-673-2122

    Don Joseph Toyota 111 W. Main St., Kent OH 44242 Telephone 330-673-2200

    Streetsboro

    Kia 835 Classic Drive, Streetsboro OH Telephone 330-422-7100

    Nissan of Streetsboro 885 Classic Drive, Streetsboro OH Telephone 330-422-7300

    Classic Honda 900 Classic Drive, Streetsboro OH Telephone 330-422-7000

    Great Lakes Hyundai 9630 Ohio-14, Streetsboro OH Telephone 330-422-1212

    Streetsboro Auto Sales (used only)  89480 Oh-Route 14, Streetsboro, OH Telephone 330-968-6192

     

    Other Area Transportation Services

    PARTA-Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority

    Free regular bus services is available Monday through Saturday in Kent City as well as in and around the University. This service will be FREE to you with your Kent State Identification card. 

     

    Parking on Kent State's Campus

    You are responsible for going to Parking Services and buying a Kent State parking permit.  You will get a parking ticket if you park on campus without a parking permit.  

    Parking Services is located at 800 East Summit Street, 123 Schwartz Center, Kent, Ohio 44242.