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Homecoming 2019

The Homecoming 2019 date is set: Saturday, Sept. 21! The Golden Flashes game time to be determined! Save the date and join us for an exciting homecoming weekend. Plans are underway! Don’t miss this year’s festivities. Visit our website later this summer for updates.

Featured Events

A group of runners make their way down the street behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center in the early morning

Bowman Cup

The Bowman Cup is a race named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman.

Learn more and view the 2018 results.

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Kent State President Beverly J. Warren poses with 2018 Homecoming King Jordan Euell and Queen Jennifer Uren on the field at Dix Stadium.

Homecoming Court & Parade

Each year, Homecoming brings unparalleled excitement to campus.  The parade and announcement of king and queen are two of the signature events that made Homecoming weekend so special.

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Kent State quarterback Woody Barrett throws an 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game against Ohio University at Dix Stadium.

Flash Nation Tailgate and Football Game

On Saturday, Sept. 21, get ready to cheer on your Golden Flashes as they take on the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

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Kent State graduates Lakysha Robinson (left), ‘17, and Venix Cador, ‘15, share a kiss during the Alumni Association’s Kiss on the K tradition on Risman Plaza. Ms. Robinson is currently a sociology graduate student, and the two are currently engaged.

Kiss on the K

Did Kent State play an important role in your relationship? If so, make sure you and your sweetie are a part of this special Homecoming tradition. Celebrate your relationship by joining other couples to Kiss on the K! All couples will kiss on the K at Risman Plaza when the bell rings at 12:30 p.m. A special performance by the Kent Clarks and activities will begin at noon. Read More to nominate or be nominated as an honorary couple by Friday, Aug. 30.

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2018 Office Decorating Contest

Office Decorating Contest

Every year, Kent State faculty, staff and students are excited to show their Kent State spirit and decorate offices across the campus.  Learn more about the 2018 winners.

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2018 Homecoming Video


KentHC App

Download the KentHC app to view times and locations of your favorite Kent State Homecoming events at a glance. Get easy directions to trolley stops, parking and campus buildings. Don’t miss out on a chance to win flashtastic prizes.

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