Parents and Families Association
Want to receive newsletters, magazine editions and get the inside scoop about what's happening on campus? Make sure to sign up to be a member of our Parents and Families Association to stay caught up on all of the news! for more information on what our association has to offer, please visit our website.
Students can allow whom has access to their schedule, grades, transcripts, financial aid and more. If you have a Parent Portal account with KSU View and want to access information, please click below.
Budgeting for College
College is an investment with a lifetime return on investment. A college education provides your student with exponential opportunities, as he or she embarks on personal and professional goals.
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Your student can now share access to academic information with anyone they identify as a designee using KSUview, including financial aid, their class schedule, grades and more.
KSUview gives gives designated individuals access to view selected student information online. However, it doesn't allow other people to discuss student information with university representatives. To have those conversations, your student must give you Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) authorization.
The universal language of the university can be, at times, confusing. We have put together a dictionary that defines everything from the FASFA to credit hours and more, to get you your answers quickly.
We encourage you to visit our university's dining services website for more information on meal plans, hours of operation, menus and if needed, dietary accommodations.
Looking to deposit money onto your student's FLASHcard so they can get themselves food on/off campus? Please click below to make a deposit.
We encourage you and your student to communicate with each other about the Kent State Code of Student Conduct. Developmentally, college is both a time for exploration and testing. It is our hope that you share our goal of creating self-sufficient individuals through setting realistic expectations with adult consequences for your student. Your supportive role as parents and family is a key component to their accountability while in their role as responsible, good citizens at Kent State.
We have gathered important phone numbers you may need to reference from time-to-time, while your student attends Kent State. If you can't find the number you are looking for here, you can also search for a faculty or staff member and search the departmental directory.
One Stop for Student Support Services
The One Stop for Student Services as a single point of contact for student and family services related to registration and student records, financial aid and scholarships, billing and payments, as well as financial wellness.
The One Stop provides and Information related to:
- Navigating FlashLine to add or drop classes
- Understanding your e-bill
- Payment options
- Applying for financial aid and scholarships
- Understanding financial aid awards
- Budgeting and financial wellness
- Grade information
- Applying for graduation and registering for commencement
- Updating personal information
- Disclosure of directory information and FERPA Release
- Certification of Enrollment
- Ohio Residency Status
- Obtaining Academic Transcripts
- Explaining academic petitions
Please note that the One Stop does not provide academic advising. Please contact your academic advisor for assistance.
Regional campus students are welcome to contact their on-campus enrollment services offices.
Location: First Floor, University Library
Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday
*Any special or extended hours will be listed on the website.
Still have questions? Use the "Contact Us" button on our website. Website link is at the end of this page.
Your student will be in good hands at Kent State. Kent State University continues to be one of the statistically safer college campuses when compared with others with similar populations and geographic areas. Kent State University Police Services was the first university police department in Ohio accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) and it is the only university police department in the country to receive Flagship status by CALEA a record three times. The university is proud to be a model for innovative safety education programs, including a residential security program with a student security escort service.
We use Flash ALERTS as our official emergency text-message notification system. Your student can enroll multiple phone numbers, so that you can be included in the alerts.
Campus escorts are always available to your student, and residence areas are locked 24-hours a day.
In an effort to combat abuse, the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support holds programming and presentations to raise awareness about assault, in addition to providing a safe space for students seeking help.
Undergraduate Student Government (USG)
Founded in 1924, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) has served as the representative organization of students on all eight campuses . The organization promotes legislative advocacy and training, strong citizenship, leadership development, service learning, and campus programming. Participating in USG and the governing process is a rewarding way to take a hands-on role in university, local and state policy decisions. USG supports Golden Flashes of all disciplines in becoming engaged leaders of tomorrow.