Campus Directions and Dining options

Dining
​​​​Dining Options

Light refreshments will be available throughout the symposium as indicated on the event itinerary. 

For those looking for something more substantial, there are dining options spread conveniently across campus.

The nearest dining options for symposium attendees are in Kent Student Center.

For more dining options on food across the Kent Campus, visit the Dining Services where you can find more locations.

You may also visit the Menus offered by Kent State University Dining Services.

Directions, CAMPUS MAPS, and Parking

Below you will find directions to campus and links to parking information. We would recommend visitors use the visitor's pay lot located at the Student Center for parking on campus.

FROM CLEVELAND

  • Take I-77 S and merge on to I-480-E. I-480-E toward Youngstown.
  • Continue on I-480 E/OH-14 E.
  • Turn right onto OH-43 S Cleveland Canton Rd
  • Turn left onto Haymaker Pkwy
  • Turn right onto S Water St
  • Turn left onto Summit St
  • Turn left onto Risman Dr.

FROM CANTON

  • Take I-77 N/U.S. 62 E ramp ro Akron
  • Take exit 125B to merge onto I-76 E toward Youngstown
  • Take exit 33 for OH-43 toward Kent/Hartville
  • Turn left onto OH-43 N
  • Turn right onto OH-261 E
  • Turn left onto Campus Center Dr
  • Continue onto Campus Center Dr
  • Turn left onto Summit St
  • Turn right onto Risman Dr.

COLUMBUS

  • Take I-71 N
  • Take exit 209A-b to merge onto I-76 E/US244 E toward Akron
  • Take exit 33 for OH-43 toward Kent/Hartville
  • Turn left onto OH-43 N
  • Turn right onto OH-261 E
  • Turn left onto Campus Center Dr
  • Continue onto Campus Center Dr
  • Turn left onto Summit St
  • Turn right onto Risman Dr.

FROM YOUNGSTOWN

  • Take I-680 N
  • Merge onto I-80 W
  • Keep left to continue on I-76, follow signs for Akron
  • Take exit 33 for OH-43 toward Kent/Hartville
  • Turn right onto OH-43 N
  • Turn right onto OH-261 E
  • Turn left onto Campus Center Dr
  • Continue onto Campus Center Dr
  • Turn left onto Summit St
  • Turn right onto Risman Dr.

FROM PITTSBURGH

  • Take I-279 N
  • Merge onto I-79 N
  • Take exit 77 to merge onto I-76 W
  • Take exit 33 for OH-43 toward Kent/Hartville
  • Turn right onto OH-43 N
  • Turn right onto OH-261 E
  • Turn left onto Campus Center Dr
  • Continue onto Campus Center Dr
  • Turn left onto Summit St
  • Turn right onto Risman Dr.

FROM TOLEDO

  • Take I-280 S ramp to toward Cleveland
  • Take exit 1A to merge onto I-80 E/I-90 E toward Cleveland
  • Keep left to continue on I-80 E
  • Take exit 187 for OH-14 toward I480/Cleveland/Streetsboro
  • Keep left, merge onto OH-14 E
  • Turn right onto OH-43 S/Cleveland Canton Rd
  • Turn left onto Haymaker Pkwy
  • Turn right onto S Water St
  • Turn left onto Summit St
  • Turn left onto Risman Dr

Campus Maps

Parking on Campus

  • Parking meters are available, most of which accept credit cards.
  • Pay-N-Display permits are available for purchase. 
  • A visitor's pay lot is located at the Student Center.
  • Contact Parking Services at 330-672-4432 for information on additional parking locations, permits and information.

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Campus Address:

Kent State University
800 E Summit St.
Kent, Ohio 44240

PHONE:

330-672-3000