Financial Aid

The Kent State Stark Student Financial Aid Office strives to make a degree from Kent State an affordable option for students and families, regardless of family income. Our staff is committed to providing a high level of service and will explore all possible financial aid options with students.


Summer: May 13 - July 26
Monday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Closed July 4.

  • Note that we are not be able to service students 30 minutes before closing.

Stark Campus Financial Aid Events

No events scheduled at this time.



  • In-person cashiering will no longer be available at the Stark Campus beginning July 1. Limited in-person cashiering is available through June 30. Call the Stark Campus Student Services Office at 330-244-3251 before coming to campus to make a payment.
  • Online payments can be completed through If you use your checking/savings account information, you won't be charged a service fee.
  • All credit card payments must be done online. MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club and Discover are the only credit cards accepted. A convenience fee of 2.9% will be charged to all credit card payments. 
  • There is an authorized user and pinless user option for parents who are making payments. 
  • Students can mail scholarship checks and/or 529 Plan payments to:
    Attn: Bursar
    PO Box 5190
    Kent OH 44242


Students are not assigned financial aid advisors at Kent State Stark. You are welcome to contact any of the following staff members with questions regarding your financial aid. 

Email inquiries are encouraged. Voicemail messages will be returned as quickly as possible.