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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 on Friday, Jan. 11.

SMART START ORIENTATION
Friday, jan. 11, 2019
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Smart Start Orientation is for new students at Kent State Stark starting in Spring 2019. Attendance is mandatory.
  • Check-in beginning at 9 a.m.
  • Park in Lot 101, the large student lot to the right of the Frank Avenue entrance.

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION BY JAN. 9.
Invitations will be sent in mid-December. Check your Kent State email for your registration link or call 330-244-3251 to register.


Smart Start Schedule

9:00 - 9:30                                    
 
CHECK-IN AT THE MAIN HALL LOBBY
Park in Lot 101, the large student parking lot to the right of the Frank Avenue entrance. Parents and guests are welcome, but not required. Limit two parents or guests per student.
9:30 - 10:30 STARTING COLLEGE PRESENTATION - Please arrive on time!
10:30 - 10:40 BREAKOUT SESSION DISMISSAL
SESSION 1:
10:45 - 11:10

SESSION 2:
11:15 - 11:40
 
BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1 & 2 - Choose two session topics to attend:
- Student Support Services
- Student Involvement
- Faculty Expectations
- FlashLine & Blackboard
- Library & Writing Center
11:40 - 12:30 VISIT RESOURCE TABLES
FIND YOUR CLASSROOMS
VISIT BOOKSTORE & OPEN OFFICES

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 in case of rain or snow.


Open Offices

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

CONTACT:

Kristi Yerian
Assistant Director for FYE
Office of Student Services
132 Main Hall
330-244-3278
kyerian1@kent.edu