COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) Updates for Geauga Campus and Twinsburg Academic Center
- If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19, please call 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634) or email.
- Kent State University's One Stop for Student Services is taking calls to answer questions and concerns at 330-672-6000.
- You can also visit the Kent State University Coronavirus/COVID-19 page.
Kent State's Current Status
Kent State applauds Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s proactive approach to keeping our state safe during the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To slow transmission of the virus and consistent with recommendations from state health authorities to limit large gatherings and practice physical distancing, Kent State is moving forward following preventative and proactive actions that include:
Flashes Safe Eight
We have established the Flashes Safe Eight principles to guide the return to campus activity. Everyone on a Kent State campus must adhere to these operating principles to help create the safest environment possible. Please view the Flashes Safe Eight principles for your safety.
Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kits
We are providing a Flashes Take Care of Flashes Welcome Kit containing two reusable cloth face coverings for every student. Students can pick up their Welcome Kit at the Student Services reception desk at either the Geauga Campus in Burton or Twinsburg Academic Center. If you have any questions, please email Amy Murfello.
Hours of Operation - beginning 1/19/2021
Monday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Twinsburg Academic Center
Monday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Campus Events & Student Activities
- On-campus events have been canceled until further notice to avoid creating large gatherings.
- Virtual events are being offered. Check the Event Calendar for virtual events.
Kent State University President Todd Diacon Updates
Read recent communications distributed to the Kent State University community:
Important Student Information
All academic support services have been moved to a virtual format to make it accessible for all students.
In addition to our tutors being online, you also still have access to the university's e-tutoring system.
Academic Advising & Admissions
Make an advising appointment online on the Kent Advising website. For quick questions, you can email your advisor or admissions representative from the list below.
Bethany Begeot, Admissions Counselor
Brandie Blankenship, Coordinator of Academic Services & SAS
Leanne Castillo, Academic Advisor
Justin Cornelius, Financial Aid Coordinator
Mary Lynn Delfino, Admissions Counselor
Donna Holcomb, Financial Aid Representative
Megan Krippel, Director, Enrollment Management & Student Support Services
Courtney Miller, Academic Advisor II
Jeremi Weidner, Academic Advisor I
Danielle Weiser-Cline, Director I, Enrollment Management & Student Services
Academic Success Workshops
There are academic workshops available to you online. Every student has access to these workshops. These include Time Management, Succeeding in the Classroom, Study Strategies, and Test your Best. In addition, keep an eye out for new workshops that will be added very soon.
Personalized coaching for time management, study strategies, note-taking strategies, reading strategies, or test-taking strategies is still available. Students can schedule a phone appointment online or call 330-888-6314.
Student Accessibility Services
Accommodations are still available remotely. If you have questions about your accommodations or have been diagnosed with something and need accommodations, you can set up your appointment by email or at 330-888-6314 for a phone appointment.
Counseling Services are currently only available through phone appointments. Schedule a counseling phone appointment online.
Faculty and staff may contact Kent State University's Employee Assistance Program, IMPACT, at 1-800-227-6007 for live, immediate assistance.
In addition, there are several professional support services available that can also connect you to local resources. You can reach the Crisis Text Hotline by texting 741-741. You can reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or by visiting their website for a live chat.
If you are experiencing a food emergency, we encourage you to contact or visit a food pantry below.
Quick Links for IT Help While Working from Home
If emergency conditions should cause disruption to university operations, Keep on Working will help you continue to provide uninterrupted service to your colleagues and constituents. If you have any questions or need help, please contact the Kent State Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center's IT Department by email during normal business hours. If you need help after hours, please contact Kent State's Help Desk at 330-672-HELP (4357) or visit the IT homepage.