Calendar of Events | Kent State University

Calendar of Events

Whether you're an international or domestic student, faculty or staff, community member or just passing through, you'll find something of interest to you on the calendar below. Check our calendar often for announcements of everything from concerts to workshops and festivals to sightseeing trips, all with the power to broaden your understanding and appreciation of the world. All are supported by the Office of Global Education and our campus and community friends.

Planning an event?

The International Student Event Fund (ISEF) is now available to international student organizations with a membership majority of international students for use in conducting activities and event.
Additional information about ISEF and its application process

  • Wednesday, April 25: International Scholar Poster Fair. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Second Floor Mezzanine, KSC. The Office of Global Education invites everyone to explore the important work and research being performed this semester by Kent State International and Visiting Scholars. The Poster Fair format enables you to meet our scholars and listen as they present their research. More event information.
  • Thursday, April 26: Summertime Sign and Dine. Room 111, Van Campen Hall. 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Get your travel signature while enjoying fun, refreshments, giveaways and prizes! More information.
  • Friday, April 27: World Music Ensembles: 8:00 pm, Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts. Experience music from around the world with the Thai Ensemble, African Ensemble and Steel Band. This concert is free and open to the public. More Event info.
  • Saturday, April 28: Kent State Night at Progressive Field. Join us for Kent State University Night at Progressive Field. Watch MLB action as the hometown Cleveland Indians take on the Seattle Mariners. Arrive early and enjoy the special Kent State pregame event in the East Ninth Street Patio within Progressive Field with raffles, drawings, giveaways, music and more. Use the special Offer Code KIPNIS to purchase discounted tickets! Purchase tickets.
  • Tuesday, May 1: World Music: Asian Music. 8:00 pm, Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts. Experience music and dance from Thailand, China and Japan. Free. More event info.
  • Thursday, May 10: International Graduation Reception. Kent Student Center Ballroom, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Bring your friends and family and join us for a celebration of your graduation with our special guest and activities! More Event Information.