Training Resources

Training Calendar

The university provides a wide variety of opportunities to increase your knowledge and skills. There is something for everyone from new employees to experienced university personnel. 

View the HR Training & Development calendar to view upcoming sessions for faculty and staff registration. 

Customized Training Requests

New or existing workshops can be tailored to your team’s professional development or departmental training needs. Our experienced team will assess your training needs and design a training solution that best fits your situation. 

Start the process by filling out a Customized Training Request form. A team member will contact you afterward to further discuss your specific needs and create a needs assessment that will be used to tailor the training based on identified needs.


Onboarding & New Employee Orientation

At Kent State, our goal is to recruit and retain the highest quality faculty and staff. But, it doesn’t end there. The first several months are a critical time as new faculty and staff learn the culture and begin to contribute.

Click here to learn more about the items that should be completed by new employees within the first month of their hire.

New employees are automatically enrolled in New Employee Orientation upon acceptance of their role. Click here to see the schedule of upcoming orientation sessions.


Taken individually or with your work team or department, assessments offer great discussion and learning opportunities for your continued personal and professional development. 

Learn more about available assessments here.

Contact Information

If you have questions or are interested in posting your events, contact the Human Resources Training and Development office at 330-672-2100 or via email at