Transgender Resource Guide

This page is a resource for your transgender needs on and off campus.

Download a printable Transgender Resource Guide

Kent Trans Resources

Group for trans-identifying students | Go to Trans*Fusion on Facebook

Student Legal Services:
Can help with legal name change procedures | | 330-672-9550

Speech Therapy:
Speech & Hearing Clinic | 1325 Theatre Drive | 300-672-2672
Students: $30 per semester | Regular: $56.25 for a 45-minute weekly session

University Health Services:
Main: 330-672-2322 | Counseling and Psychological Services: 330-672-2487

Gender Inclusive Resources

Our website has more info about:

  • Universal Restrooms
  • Legal Name Change in Ohio
  • Gender Inclusive Housing at KSU
  • Passport Change Policy
  • Email Templates to Professors
  • Email Name Display Guide
Preferred Name at Kent State

Steps to Change to Prefrered Name:

Go into FlashLine, and on the side tab, go to:

 Student > Resources > Requests and Authorizations > Preferred Name Request

Learn more

LGBTQ Student Organizations at Kent State

Group for LGBTQ+ students and allies
Governance Chambers, Kent Student Center, Room 237 | Facebook

Group for LGBTQ+ students of color | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Group for trans-identifying students and allies
Kent Student Center, Room 322 | Facebook

National Gay Pilots Association
Group for LGBTQ+ Aviators | Website

All-In(clusive) Theatre:
Group for LGBTQ+ recognition in theatre | Facebook

Volunteer and social club for LGBTQ+ grads | Facebook

Fusion Magazine:
Kent State’s LGBTQ+ Magazine | Website


Resources for Trans Men
Resources for Trans Women
Resources for Genderqueer/Nonbinary Individuals
Gender Questioning Resources
Trans Specific Resources

Crisis Helplines:
Trans Lifeline: 877.565.8860 | Trevor Project: 866.4.U.TREVOR (866-488-7386)

Local Transgender Resources:

TransOhio – Legal information for Transitioning in Ohio and Support | Website

META Center Inc – Trans Support Center | Facebook

TransAlive – Akron Based Support Group | Facebook

TransFamily – Cleveland Support Group | Website

Margie’s Hope – Homeless Trans Resource | | Facebook

Pride Clinic – MetroHealth LGBTQ Health Services | Website

Akron Children’s – Center for Gender Affirming Medicine | 330. 543.8538

RAD Remedy – Resource to Find Trans* Friendly Doctors | Website

More Resources:

Trans Student Educational Resources – Website

HRC Trans Resources – Website