Calendar of Events | Office of Global Education | 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

  • Thursday, December 13: International Graduation Reception. 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Center for Service and Alumni Engagement. The Kent State University Alumni Association is excited to invite you, family and friends to celebrate your graduation. If you would like a FREE stole with your home country embroidered on it, please register by November 30.
  • Monday, December 10 through Friday, December 16: Fall Final Exam Week. Please be sure to check with your professors for final exam details.
  • Friday, December 16: Last day of Fall semester. Winter break begins.
  • Sunday, December 23 through Tuesday, January 2: University offices closed for holiday break.
  • Thursday, January 10: International Student Orientation. This orientation is for new, incoming international students. Please register for orientation here.
  • Friday, January 11: Winter Wonderland. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, KSU Ice Arena. Celebrate the end of orientation and the start of the Spring 2019 semester! Free food and free skates will be provided. Hosted by the Office of International Student Affairs & ISC.
  • Monday, January 14: Classes begin.