Kent State University’s Care Team is a cross-divisional crisis management committee that collaboratively assesses and coordinates a response to student behavior identified as reasonably posing a potential threat to self, others, or the University community. Referrals to the Care Team may be made by contacting the Student Ombuds Office at 330-672-9494 or the Dean of Students at 330-672-8003 or by email ODOS@kent.edu for a unified institutional response. If there are concerns about a student possibly being an imminent threat to themselves or others should call 9-1-1.
As a student of Kent State University, it’s essential that you understand the Code of Student Conduct. Explore its contents to find out the rules you must follow while attending KSU – and the student discipline procedures.
President Warren has allocated funds to a social and cultural programming fund to shape a broader and more inclusive cultural and social programming effort at Kent State. The objective of this opportunity coincides with several of Kent State University’s core values; to ensure engagement that inspires positive change, to bring greater understanding of the diversity of culture, beliefs, identity, thought, and to show respect, kindness and purpose in all that we do.
Step Up and Speak Out is a collaborative effort of Kent State University Counseling and Psychological Services, University Health Services, the Office of the Vice President Student Affairs, and Police Services. Step Up and Speak Out provides greater awareness of mental health concerns, including risk factors for suicide. This suicide prevention campaign represents a collaborative effort of Kent State University Counseling and Psychological Services, University Health Services, the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, and Police Services and aims to support individuals in need by educating University community members on protocols and resources designed to assist in disruptive situations or with distressed individuals.
Kent State of Wellness is the university-wide effort to promote wellness, focusing on eight key areas. We strive to create a healthy environment and to prioritize the health and wellness of our community. Our department will foster a culture of health and wellness for students and employees at all Kent State campuses.