Academic Engagement and Degree Completion | Kent State University

Academic Engagement and Degree Completion

Envision a future designed by you! Academic Engagement and Degree Completion advances access to progressive learning pathways that prepare the change agenda of tomorrow. Through our comprehensive student-centered approach, we support Kent State University students from start to finish!
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Advising Expectations and Student Success

Academic advising plays an essential role in helping students formulate sound educational and career plans based on their interests, abilities, and academic classification. Meeting with an advisor can help students transition to college life, choose a major or minor program of study, provide academic support referrals, assist with career exploration, and much more.

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Placement Assessments

Undergraduate students may be required to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in Mathematics, Foreign Language, Chemistry, English (Writing), and Reading prior to initial course registration. The need for placement assessments is determined by a student’s academic program or college requirements.  


University Testing Services

Academic Engagement and Degree Completion offers the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), the ACT Residual test for admission to Kent State University, and the Accuplacer assessment for course placement.  Please select an option for more information or visit our Online Test Registration Site to view upcoming testing dates and make an appointment.

Test Registration Site

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What To Do If You Are Dismissed From the University

Academic Engagement and Degree Completion offers information about dismissal or reinstatement for undergraduate students at Kent State University.

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Dr. Terry Kuhn Advising Award

The Dr. Terry Kuhn Distinguished Undergraduate Advising Award is presented annually to a full-time academic or faculty advisor who demonstrates a passion for helping students and a commitment to their success both inside and outside of the classroom.

University Degree Completion

University Degree Completion

University Degree Completion is an opportunity for you to finish what you started and realize your dream of completing a bachelor's degree. Earning a bachelor's degree is an achievement that provides a great sense of personal accomplishment and may offer substantial opportunities for professional advancement.