Important Dates

Kent State's First Star Academy's first cohort candidates should be aware of these important dates.

After the candidates are selected, the academy will be posting other critical information and dates associated with summer sessions, field trips and other events.  So please check back throughout the course of the program.

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  • Star-Gazing Open House 
    • Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020
    • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • December Saturday Academy
    • Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020
    • 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Caregiver Workshop
    • Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020
    • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Scholars Voice Town Hall
    • Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021
    • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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  • October 2020
    • Application available for Cohort 2
  • Feb. 26, 2021
    • Application deadline for Cohort 2
  • May 17, 2021
    • Virtual Academy Orientation*

*Subject to change as determined by state and local guidelines amid COVID-19

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Summer Academy will be held June 21, 2021-July 16, 2021.

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Saturday Academies are the third Saturday of each month in a virtual format.

  • December Saturday Academy
    • Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020
    • 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm