Guest Accounts | Kent State University

Guest accounts are used for individuals that are not traditional students, faculty and staff. A guest account will give the person access to Stark Campus computers, FlashLine, Blackboard, Gmail or Outlook email system, Jabber, department network drives and any other campus resources. 

The guest accounts are broken into three categories. All guest accounts should be requested by the supervisor or sponsoring party. The information collected is not shared outside of Network Services and Kent IS. The information is used for identification purposes and resource provisioning. Please read the descriptions before selecting the links to fill out the forms.

Guest Accounts:

These are for outside vendors, visiting scholars, interns, grad assistants, anyone working in a staff capacity that is not paid by the University directly. This can include grant funded. 

Click this link to fill out the form for Guest Accounts

Student Employees:

These are for any KSU student working on campus and needing to access computers. These accounts allow access to staff resources. These accounts provide a separate email and FlashLine account from their traditional student login. When the student is no longer employed their accounts and all access can be terminated without impacting their student login information.

Click this link to fill out the form for Student Employees Accounts

Senior Guest accounts:

Kent State University at Stark allows individuals over the age of 60 to take credit classes on an availability basis. Information on this program can be found here.

Click this link to fill out the form for Senior Guest accounts

Once the form has been filled out Network Services will review the information and begin requesting accounts. The supervisor and the guest will receive an email with the username and password once the accounts are active. If you do not receive an email within 48 hours of your request please contact Network Services by emailing helpdesk-stark@kent.edu or call 330-244-3490. Be sure to include the name of the person who submitted the form and the guest name you are requesting access for.