Frequently Asked Questions

View each topic below to see frequently asked questions


Can I register for Summer classes if I’m not a Kent State student?
Why am I getting a message saying I need to submit transcripts?
If I took classes at Kent State last summer or I applied and was accepted as an incoming freshman, but decided to go elsewhere, can I use the same FlashLine ID?
What if I’m accepted as a Guest Student then decide not to take classes? Is there a penalty?
I am an incoming freshman (starting Fall semester) and would like to take some Summer classes. Who do I need to contact?


How many credit hours can I register for during Summer Sessions?
I am not able to access the Schedule of Classes.
What if the course I am interested in has a prerequisite?
What is the last day I can drop a class and still get a full refund?

Online Classes

I only plan to take online classes. Can I apply as an online student?
If I take an online course, will there be proctored exams?

Costs / Financial Aid / Staff Benefits

What will it cost to take a class at Kent State this summer?
One of my parents is employed by Kent State. Will I be able to use his/her tuition benefits to take Summer classes?
Can I get financial aid for Summer classes?
Can I use veteran’s benefits to cover the cost of Summer classes?

Credit Transfers to Home Institution

Can you confirm that any credits I take at Kent State will transfer to my home institution?
My home institution needs to confirm that the credits for any classes I take at Kent State will transfer; can I get a sample syllabus to share with my advisor?