When is Homecoming 2023?
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, but there are events happening throughout the week. Check the listing of all Kent State events here and all alumni events here.
Where can I park on campus?
Most parking is free except for Dix Stadium parking. Parking is first come, first served. Large lots can be found at the Center for Performing Arts, Kent Student Center, Schwartz Center and Stadium. Please allow for extra time to find parking. View the campus map
What are the dining options available?
There are many dining options available. Please visit the Dining Services page to view hours of operation. Please note the Student Center is the only on campus dining location to accept cash. There are also downtown dining options.
Where can I stay Homecoming weekend?
Please see visitor information for more information on hotels.
Are there tickets for Homecoming?
Homecoming is free and open to the public. Tickets for the Homecoming football game are available for purchase at Ticket Central or call the ticket office at 330-672-2244. General admission tickets are $20.
Do I need a ticket for the Flash Nation Tailgate?
The Flash Nation Tailgate is complimentary. The first 1,000 fans to attend will receive a free Kent State stadium bag.
Where can I find information on Dix Stadium parking and directions?
On your GPS, search "Dix Stadium, Kent, OH." For more information visit the Dix Stadium information page.
How can I purchase tickets for the football game?
Visit Ticket Central or call the ticket office at 330-672-2244. General admission tickets are $20.
How do I download my digital ticket for the football game?
Please view the instructions on this page for detailed information about how to download and use Kent State Football digital tickets.
How can I tour campus?
45-minute walking tours, led by our Student Ambassadors, will start immediately after the parade. Join us at the Rock (front campus) to be split into groups to tour our beautiful campus. Or you can do so at your own pace by downloading Kent State’s self-guided campus tour app.
What should I wear for Homecoming weekend?
Wear your Kent State blue and gold gear. Homecoming is hosted rain or shine so make sure you dress for the weather.
Are face coverings required?
No, face coverings are not currently required. Please check the Kent State COVID-19 website prior to arrival on campus to be sure you’re up to date on requirements, which can change quickly.
What is there to do before the football game?
There are many exciting events happening before the game including the Flash Nation Tailgate. See the full list of events online.
Have another question? Send us an email or call us and we would be happy to help you.
Alumni – 330-672-KENT (5368) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Athletics - http://kentstatesports.com
Athletics Ticket Office - 330-672-2244, http://www.kentstatesports.com
University Events and Protocol - Office of the President email@example.com