Visiting Scholars Technology Orientation

Getting Started on Stark Campus

Stark campus hosts many programs for scholars from all over the world. Kent State Stark would like to provide resources to complete research, teach and participate in Kent State Stark technical programs.


Visiting Scholars should receive an email with their username and password prior to arriving to campus. With that information please try to login here:

Follow the onscreen directions to change your password


Kent State libraries have access to a wide range of secure articles. To access these articles follow these directions to download the VPN.

KSU Cisco VPN directions can be found here:

Instructions for connecting to the KSU Cisco VPN

Library Research Tools

Kent State Stark provides a large range of library resources. Please review the library website for more information.

Learning Management System

Blackboard Learn is the official Kent State learning management system. Please use this site as a guide for Blackboard.