Financial Aid Publications

The following financial aid publications are available in pdf format for downloading and printing.  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download, to view and print them. These publications are made available to students at various stages of the Admission or Financial Aid application process. Please review the descriptions and review any publications that you feel may benefit you in understanding the financial aid process at Kent State University.

Discover Financial Aid

Provides a financial aid checklist, scholarship information, description of the different types of aid and billable costs.


Your next steps

Initial Award Letters are only mailed to new incoming freshmen.  This publication is for incoming freshman beginning Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.

We want you to be confident about paying your college expenses, so take a few steps now to make sure you're prepared.

YOUR NEXT STEPS 2020-2021 (PDF)


Your Guide to Financial Aid

A "Grab and Go" card that provides details on how to apply for financial aid at Kent State University, complete additional federal loan steps and navigate FlashLine for financial aid information.

YOUR GUIDE TO FINANCIAL AID