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Holiday and Special Hours 

March 23: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
March 24 - 25: CLOSED
March 26 - 30: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March 31: CLOSED
April 1: 11 a..m. - 11 p.m.


Summit Street Update for Start of Fall Semester

Work will continue this fall on the second phase of the Summit Street Improvement Project. For the start of fall classes on Monday, Aug. 28, please note the following:


  • Summit Street will be open from Willow Street to Morris Road, with two-way traffic up to Lincoln St.
  • There will be one-way eastbound traffic from Lincoln to Morris.
  • The Morris Road/Janik Drive intersection will also be open.
  • Please note that this area is not expected to be open prior to Aug. 28.
  • Weather or other factors could delay the opening.
  • Summit Street in front of the Student Center, Bowman Hall and the Schwartz Center will remain open to two-way traffic, up to Morris Road. Work in that area is expected to begin in the coming weeks.

The roadwork planned for this fall has also resulted in changes for two PARTA bus routes, effective Aug. 28.  The Summit Street Express (#54) and Allerton (#55) busses will continue to provide service, but no additional stops will be made along either route because of the detour. Check PARTA’s website at for updated schedules and maps.


Updates on the Summit Street project are available at For further information on the Summit Street project, contact the city of Kent’s Division of Engineering at 330-678-8106 or email