First Year Transition Programs

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

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

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

Multicultural Living Learning Community

 

Learn more about these programs during our SMC Info Session. We will provide free breakfast, lunch, and giveaways! 

  • In-Person: Saturday, March 5, 2022 9am-3pm Kent Campus (schedule below)
  • Virtual: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7pm-8:30pm Zoom

Time

Details

Location

8:30-9am

Check-in Continental Breakfast

Ballroom

9am-10:30am

Overview of Student Multicultural Center and Review of Programs

Ballroom

10:30-11:30am

Campus Tour

Across Campus

11:30-1pm

Lunch and Resources Panel

  • Admissions
  • OneStop
  • Parent and Family
  • Advising
  • Public Safety
  • University Housing

Ballroom

1pm-2pm

Parent and Family Q&A/Coffee Hour

Ballroom

1pm-1:45pm

Student-Mock Class

Oscar Ritchie Lecture Hall

1:45pm-2:30pm

Mini K/T Experience:Student Organizations Overview and Special Performances

Oscar Ritchie Lecture Hall

2:30pm-3pm

Final Q & A Admissions Next Steps

Ballroom

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