Housing | Kent State University


Welcome to Residence Services! Your college campus is the heart of your education. It’s where you come together with your peers, professors, mentors and friends. It’s where community is formed. Whether you’re a future student, parent or student leader, we have the housing and residential information you need to make yourself at home. Explore our resources and find out how to apply for on-campus housing.


Fall Early Arrival

Early arrival is available to all students who need to move to their fall housing assignment on August 18, 2018. Please use this link to register.

Fall 2018 Move-in Information

The residence halls will open for new incoming students on Sunday, August 19 and for returning students on Monday, August 20. For more detailed move-in day information, please view our move-in information pages.

Transitional Housing

With the current demand for on campus housing, some students who submitted their later in the housing application process may initially be assigned to transitional housing to begin the year. Please visit the transitional housing page for more detailed information.

Summer Housing

Summer housing is available to all Kent State students who will be taking summer classes and/or who are enrolled for fall classes. Information is available here.

Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Incoming Student Housing Application

The fall 2018/spring 2019 Incoming Student Housing Application will be available beginning February 1st at 8:00 am. Please visit https://housing.res.kent.edu/ to apply.