The Kent State University Benefits Department is located in Heer Hall (across from the Ice Arena). Should you need to contact us, call 330-672-3107 or email

About Employee Wellness

The employee wellness team provides services and resources to support Kent State faculty and staff physically, mentally and emotionally. Our wellness partners include IMPACT SolutionsBe Well SolutionsUniversity Health Services, College of Health and Human Services, and so many more.  Check out the Wellness Resource Guide for a comprehensive listing of our Kent State partners and the vast resources available to our Kent State community. Below you can also find our employee wellness calendar, learn about wellness rewards, cessation resources, and learn more about employee wellness ambassadors. Don’t forget to check out our featured news articles and photo library, too. 

Wellness Rewards

 All full-time, benefits-eligible employees are invited to "make yourself and your health a priority" as part of the Wellness Your Way rewards program. This is a great way to take advantage of the robust benefits and wellness offerings we provide and earn $300 along the way. Visit and get started earning your $300 today!

For questions regarding workplace wellness programs for faculty and staff, please contact Kim Hauge, director, Employee Wellness at 330-672-7505 or

Kent State offers a variety of retirement plans.

All Kent State University campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free as of July 1, 2017.  Read on to see the resources available to support your cessation.

  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
  • Voluntary Indemnity Plans
  • Voluntary Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Whole Life Insurance