Bachelor's Students Awarded Associate Degrees

Kent State University’s seven Regional Campuses will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.

To qualify: 

  • the student must be currently enrolled
  • have completed or be currently enrolled in courses that meet the requirements of an associate of arts or associate of science degree
  • have not previously been awarded a degree

Please click on the the FAQ link below if you have any additional questions about the associate degree that will be automatically awarded to you. If, after reviewing the FAQs, you choose to decline the award, you can find a link to the Opt-Out form below. 

FAQ  Opt-Out

Those who have met the criteria above will receive an email to their Kent State University email address letting them know of their eligibility for the associate degree.  Regional Campus students with questions about the program should contact their academic advisors or their campus representative below:

Contact information Campus contact Title Campus Campus contact email address Contact phone
Liz Driscoll DeWitt Director II Enrollment Management, Student Services, and Advising Kent State University at Ashtabula emdrisco@kent.edu 330-964-4217
Laurie Camp Assistant Director, Enrollment Management and Student Services Kent State University at Stark lacamp1@kent.edu 330-244-3285
Shelly Weekley Director, Enrollment Management and Student Services Kent State University at East Liverpool mweekley@kent.edu 330-382-7415
Megan Krippel Director, Enrollment Management and Student S Kent State University at Geauga mkrippel@kent.edu 440-834-3730
Shelly Weekley Director, Enrollment Management and Student Services Kent State University at Salem mweekley@kent.edu 330-382-7415
James M. Ritter, Ph.D. Director, Enrollment Management and Student Services Kent State University at Trumbull jritter0@kent.edu 330-675-8935
Laurie Donley Director, Enrollment Management and Student Services Kent State University at Tuscarawas ldonley@kent.edu 330-308-7425