Welcome Weekend: Day 2 | Kent State University

Welcome Weekend: Day 2

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COMMUTER STUDENT CHECK-IN

7 - 8 a.m.
Pick up your Welcome Weekend schedule on the second floor of the Kent Student Center.

COMMUTER STUDENT INFORMATIONAL

8 - 9 a.m.
Join the staff of UCommute in the Kent Student Center Ballroom for information on resources and ways to get involved with the Commuter, Off Campus Student Organization (COSO) and around campus.

DEAN’S WELCOME

9:30 - 10 a.m.
Come and meet the Dean of your College, as well as other staff and students from your college. (Locations based on college listed below)

  • Architecture & Environmental Design: Schwartz Auditorium 
  • Arts: Stump Theatre 
  • Arts & Sciences: KSC Ballroom 
  • Business: 100 & 200 Business Administration Building 
  • Communication & Information: 214 Oscar Ritchie 
  • EHHS: 133 & 137 Bowman 
  • Nursing: KIVA 
  • Public Health: 143 Lowry 
  • Applied Engineering, Sustainability & Technology: 201 Henderson 
  • University College: Cartwright Hall Auditorium 
  • School of Digital Sciences: MSB 228 

CONVOCATION

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Come experience the grandeur of university ceremonies in the MACC and meet President Beverly Warren. With this rite of passage, you are now officially part of the Kent State family.

FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE LUNCH

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 
Grab some lunch in the Kent Student Center and chat with your classmates.* 
*Note: a lunch fee will be charged to each student’s dining plan.

FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE COURSE FIRST MEETING

1 - 2 p.m.
Meet your course instructor, student success leader and classmates. Get your questions answered about starting classes next week. Locations will vary based on course number.

COMMON READING DISCUSSION

2 - 3 p.m.
Engage in meaningful discussion with other First Year students about this year’s Common Reading book Everyday Ambassador, by Kate Otto. Bring your book and your typed essay assignment. Locations will vary.

View the full Welcome Weekend 2017 schedule