Smart Start Orientation

Welcome! We're so glad you've chosen Kent State University at Stark and we can't wait to have you on campus. We hope you will join us for new student orientation.

SMART START ORIENTATION
FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2020
11 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

  • Check-in begins at 10:45 a.m. in the Science & Nursing Building Lobby.
  • Smart Start Orientation is for new students at Kent State Stark starting in Spring 2020. Attendance is mandatory.
  • Park in Lot 104, the lot in front of the Science & Nursing Building.

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION

Check your Kent State email for your registration link.


Smart Start Schedule

Smart Start Orientation programming begins at 11 a.m. Please arrive on time!

SMART START AGENDA

10:45 Check-in 
Photos with Flash
Park in Lot 104
Science & Nursing Building Lobby
11:15 Welcome 101 Science & Nursing
11:20 - 12:20       Starting College Presentation          101 Science & Nursing
12:20 - 12:55 Lunch
Marketing Focus Group
Pizza from Pizza Oven
101 Science & Nursing
12:55 Dismiss for Breakout Sessions 101 Science & Nursing
1:10 - 3:40  Breakout Sessions Science & Nursing
Campus Center
3:40 - 4:30  Find Your Classrooms Guides stationed around campus

BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS:

  • FlashLine & Blackboard
  • Student Involvement
  • Student Support Services
  • Bookstore & Resource Fair

Dress for the Weather

During Smart Start Orientation, students and guests will be walking between buildings on campus. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for cold weather and bring umbrellas if there's a chance of rain or snow.


Open Offices & SERVICES

  • Student Services
  • Bookstore
  • Academic Success Center
  • Parking Services
  • Student Employment
  • Learning Resource Center (Library)
  • Recreation & Wellness Center

CONTACT

Kristi Yerian
Coordinator, First Year Experience
Office of Student Services
132 Main Hall
330-244-3278
kyerian1@kent.edu