First Year Transition Programs

The Student Multicultural Center provides three programs for incoming students of color.

  1. Summer Bridge Program: Academic S.T.A.R.S.

  2. Orientation, Transition and Mentor Program: Kupita/Transiciones (K/T)

  3. Multicultural Living Learning Community

Learn more about these programs during our SMC Info Session 

  • In-Person: Saturday, February 5, 2022 9am-3pm Kent Campus
  • Virtual: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 7pm-8:30pm Zoom

Register using the link provided to you in your kent.edu email. Contact your admissions counselor with any questions (330) 672-2444


Academic S.T.A.R.S.

This program is a free, residential 7-week summer cultural program for incoming students of color.

Learn more about Academic STARS


Kupita/Transiciones (K/T)

This free cultural orientation, transition, and mentor program is provided to incoming and transfer students of color.

Learn more about Kupita/Transiciones