Find out more about the many units that comprise Academic Affairs at Kent State University.
Among its many responsibilities, the Office of Academic Personnel maintains the official faculty records of the university and acts as a resource for university policies and procedures regarding faculty.
Academic Affairs Operations and Administration
The Office of Academic Affairs Operations and Administration supports the development and enhancement of core processes, systems and initiatives.
Accreditation, Assessment and Learning
The Office of Accreditation, Assessment and Learning leads accreditation and assessment initiatives and many other important reporting initiatives and professional development opportunities.
Specializes in student recruitment, evaluation of undergraduate student applications, and campus tours.
Blackstone LaunchPad at Kent State promotes entrepreneurship as a viable career path. Through meetings, mentoring, workshops, and events, Launchpad helps Kent State students, faculty, staff, and alumni to create new businesses or grow existing start-ups in Northeast Ohio.
Colleges, Schools and Academic Program Offices
Kent State offers more than 200 majors and minors leading to graduate and undergraduate degrees. Click here to find out about Kent State's colleges, schools and academic offices.
The Kent Campus hosts nine commencement ceremonies a year. Find out information pertinent to graduates, guests and faculty for this important milestone event.
Curriculum Services is responsible for analyzing, facilitating and monitoring proposed changes to curriculum and the implementation of those changes as approved by governing bodies.
Visit the Faculty Affairs site for information concerning promotion, tenure, reappointment procedures guidelines and grievance procedures, as well as faculty governance links and related documents.
Center for Teaching and Learning
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides opportunities, leadership and support for faculty and future faculty members of KSU to help them grow in their professional and scholarly work.
Office of Global Education
The Office of Global Education plans, coordinates, sustains and monitors the university's global initiatives, exchange programs and support services for international students and scholars.
Institutional Research is Kent State's central institutional research office for information and planning resources.
Student Financial Aid
Oversees financial aid counseling and assistance with the application process for federal, state, and institutional financial aid such as grants, loans, and scholarships.
University Ceremonies, Events and Special Programs serves as University-wide resource for those planning an event that is not donor or alumni-related.
University College fosters student academic success by providing academic advising services and coordinating advising support throughout the university, among its many student-focused services University College is home to:
- University Advising
- Student Success Programs
- Experiential Education and Civic Engagement
- Dual Enrollment Programs
- TRIO Student Support Services
- Career Exploration and Development
- University Libraries
The eight-campus Kent State University library system is comprised of fourteen libraries. University Libraries is a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries.
Administers registration, schedule adjustment, transcript services, enrollment verification, academic student records, name and student ID changes, grade and diploma processing, schedule of classes, and enrollment reporting.