Newly Admitted Students

Congratulations, you're a Golden Flash!

We're so happy you've joined the Kent State Stark family.

Now that you've been admitted, there are a few things you must do before you can register for classes. Your acceptance packet details these important next steps.

1. Log into FlashLine

You will find important information in our student portal, FlashLine. You can access FlashLine from any Kent State website by clicking on the lightning bolt icon in the top navigation bar. To login for the first time, select First time user? Start here.

Once you're logged into FlashLine, you can view your Student Checklist from the My Lists button in the top navigation bar.

2. Review Your Student Checklist

Your Student Checklist will identify items you need to complete like placement testing and applying for financial aid. Follow the instructions listed in your Student Checklist.

3. Check Your KENT STATE Email

Depending on your student type, we will email you instructions on your next steps, so check your Kent State email frequently.

Not sure what to do next?

Email us at We'll be happy to respond with your next steps or set up a time to talk.