Mandatory Housing Policy Exemption Forms

Kent State University requires all students taking 9 or more credit hours to live on campus unless the student is 20 years old or older, has 60+ earned credit hours, or has an approved exemption.

See below for some of the reasons you could apply for an exemption to the mandatory housing policy. Please note this is just an application for an exemption and NOT a guarantee of approval. Falsification of information on these forms will result in being denied and possibly referred to disciplinary action.

Any paper forms can be turned in the following ways:

-In Person at Korb Hall

-By Mail:

Kent State University
University Housing
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242

-By Fax: 330-672-2579


Commute from Parent/Guardian Residence within 50 miles

Commuter Online Form

Zip Code List Within 50 Miles

Financial/Extenuating Circumstances

Exemption Form Fall 2023/Spring 2024


Fraternity/Sorority Housing

The deadline for this form is May 1, 2024

Fraternity/Sorority Exemption Form Fall 2024/Spring 2025