Prepare for Your First Step Day | Kent State University

Prepare for Your First Step Day

Are you ready for your First Step Day? 

First Step Check-in at 9:30 a.m.
Report to the Main Hall Lobby - There is no need to arrive any earlier than 9:30 a.m. unless you're taking a campus tour.

Optional Campus Tour at 8:30 a.m.
Report to the Office of Student Services, 132 Main Hall at 8:30 a.m.


Parking
You are welcome to park in any Student or Visitor Lot. Parking passes are not required. Do not park in lots designated for faculty and staff.


Plan to be at First Step from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
All components of First Step are mandatory for incoming first year students. Critical information pertaining to registration and campus resources will be provided throughout the day. Plan your day accordingly so you can attend First Step for its duration.


What to Bring with You to First Step

  • Photo ID so you can get your FLASHcard ID (driver's license or state-issued ID)
  • College Credit Plus: If you have College Credit Plus credit from another school, bring a transcript with you from the college where credit was earned.
  • AP or Tech Prep: Bring course names of any AP or Tech Prep courses you took in high school

FIRST STEP CONTACT

Ruby Groves
Office of Student Services
330-244-3279 
rbgroves@kent.edu