Phone/Email Hours 8am to 5pm

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8am to 5pm

Sat - Sun: Closed


Lower Level Kent Student Center, Room 026, Past Commuter Kitchen


Student can choose to link their FLASHcard to their PNC checking account.


Instructions for New Students to Obtain a FLASHcard

Click the link for instructions on how to obtain your first FLASHcard. If you have any questions, please email

Returning Students

Your current FLASHcard will continue to work for you. If you lost your previous FLASHcard you can visit our office for a replacement. There is a $25.00 lost card fee. You can upload a new photo or keep your same picture. 

What is a FLASHcard?

The FLASHcard is your Kent State University ID card and more. Your card will let you take materials out of the Kent State libraries, access services such as Student Recreation & Wellness Center and athletic events, and purchase goods and services both on and off campus. If you have a food plan, you will use your FLASHcard to purchase meals in our dining halls.

If you have a credit on your account that will result as a refund, you can request it to be transferred to your Flashcard account. This process is known as FLASHcash and it will allow you to make purchases both on and off campus wherever the FLASHcard is accepted. It begins two weeks prior to each semester. The student must complete the online Request for Flashcash form.  Please allow two business days to process. Requests must come from the student’s email address. If you have questions about the FLASHcash process, you may contact the One Stop for Student Services.



The FLASHcard is now accepted at over 80 locations, including:

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    Pita Pit

    154 E. Main Street, Suite B
    Kent, OH 44240

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    436 East Main St, Kent, OH 44240