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Healthcare and Wellness


Student Health Insurance

Graduate students on the Kent campus have the opportunity to enroll in the KSU student health insurance plan through United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR).

All qualified graduate assistants are eligible to enroll in this plan with the university subsidizing a portion of the insurance premium for qualified graduate assistants. Graduate assistants can enroll at

Domestic students without a graduate assistantship can enroll at International students without a graduate assistantship can enroll at

International graduate students are required to carry the university’s student health insurance or health insurance comparable to the university plan. View the complete policy regarding international student health insurance for more information.

For questions, call University Health Services’ Central Billing Department at 330-672-8251.

Immunization Information

Kent State University Health Center requires proof of immunization for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) of all students born after Jan 1, 1957 attending its campuses.

Additionally, some international students coming from the following countries will also be required to submit proof of a tuberculosis (TB) test completed within the 12 months prior to starting classes:  Africa, Eastern Europe, Russia, Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean. This test must be completed within 12 months prior to starting classes.

Students must be immunized, and submit records of immunization to the KSU Health Center with the following form.

This form can be mailed to: DeWeese Health Center 1500 Eastway Drive, Kent State University, Kent OH, 44242. Faxed to: 330-672-2272.  Or delivered in person at the DeWeese Health Center.

For more information about the immunization requirements, or proof of immunization, please contact the KSU Health Services at 330-672-2322. 

University Health Services

University Health Services at DeWeese Health Center is open to all Kent State students. The Health Center hours are Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Please note that the program hours are subject to change. For more information, visit  or call 330-672-2322.

Psychological Services

Psychological Services provides confidential mental health services to students including: crisis intervention; individual, couples, and group therapy; psychological testing; and substance abuse evaluation and treatment. In addition, consultation and education are provided for parents, faculty, and staff within the university community with concerns about the well-being of a student. Psychological Services is staffed by licensed psychologists and counselors, and by psychology fellows and graduate interns supervised by licensed clinicians. If you wish to speak with a licensed psychologist, contact University Health Services by calling 330-672-2487 or visiting

Women's Health Center

The Women’s Health Center is located in DeWeese Health Center. Medical, psychological, x-ray, lab and pharmacy services including pap tests, birth control consultations, and testing for sexually transmitted infections, are available. For more information, visit or call 330-672-8264. 

24 Hour Nurse Line

For non-emergencies, a nurse is available by phone to answer questions 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. You can reach the 24 Hour Nurse Line at 330-672-2326.