Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend 2016 is a weekend packed full of fun activities and events starting Thursday, August 25th through Sunday, August 28th. Students will move into their residence halls and attend their first hall meeting. Throughout the weekend, students will have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates in their FYE class, and get to know their way around Kent's campus. This year's events include a comedian, Convocation, FYE Common Reading, Discover Downtown Kent, and Blastoff!. Other events include: bingo, movies, arcade games, ice skating, and karaoke.

What do students gain from WW?

Further transitions students into the university environment
Students will learn critical information that can be applied "just-in-time" for classes to start
Social activities where you can meet new friends
Pride in being a Kent State student
Explore the Kent State Community
College-specific programming that include time for college open houses meetings

Welcome Weekend FAQs   2015 Welcome Weekend Schedule

2016 Welcome Weekend schedule will be available July 1st