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Study Smart

  • Students laughingAttend Your First-Year Experience (FYE) Course

    Here’s where you can learn everything you need to know to get started at Kent State.

    Learn More About FYE
  • Academic advisor meetingsMeet with Your Academic Advisor

    Freshman and sophomore students are required to meet with an advisor once per semester. An advisor can help you stay on track with your major, by reviewing and updating your GPS profile. An advisor will also help you plan for future coursework.

    Schedule an Appointment

  • Declare yourselfStay on Track by Declaring a Major

    If you have not yet declared a major by the time you’ve accumulated 45 credit hours, you’ll need to do so. Meet with your advisor for help developing a personal plan.

    Steps & Tools to Declare

  • Kent State University libraryCheck Out the Library

    Besides being a great place to study, the University Library is packed full of resources and information that can help you with your coursework, not to mention a coffee shop for your caffeine fix.

    Explore the Library

  • Find resourcesKnow Your Resources

    There are so many ways to get help with your studies on campus. From academic advising to accessibility services for students with disabilities. Kent State is dedicated to student success, providing tutoring services, in addition to support available at the Writing Commons.

    Find Student Resources

  • Explore opportunitiesExplore Career and Education-Abroad Experiences

    You can find out more about your internship options for your major through Career Exploration and Development. The Office of Global Education can show you the international study opportunities available for your major or help you develop your own program.

    Career and Exploration Development
    Global Education