Parents and Families Weekend
Kent State University campus is a student's home away from home, and each year we invite family members to make it theirs as part of Parents and Families Weekend.
Make plans to join us with your student, interact with faculty and staff, and experience what makes being a Golden Flash so special! Save the date and plan to join us Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8.
Something for Everyone
Parents and Families Weekend 2018 offers a variety of different events and activities. There is something for everyone!
- BINGO Night
- Paint & Sip-Spirit of KSU Night
- Pancake Brunch
- Pregame Athletics Experience
- Town/Gown (Community & Department Resource Fair)
- Kent State Football Games
Please do not hesitate to give us a call or email us if you have any questions regarding the weekend.
Parents and Families Association
Office of the Dean of Students
Kent Student Center RM 226
While our registration for activities have closed please see below for a list of other events on campus and in the surrounding community:
Run the World 5k
Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 8:30 am
Start and Finish in Risman Plaza
Art in the Park
Fred Fuller Park located on Middlebury Road
Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Black Squirrel Festival
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tom Grace book signing
Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties (Copies available at the University Bookstore)
Visitors Center from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm