- See the academic calendar for session dates.
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Yes, to register for Summer classes you must first be admitted as a Guest Student.
You may have applied as a Transfer Student rather than a Guest Student.
Contact the Admissions Office at 1-330-672-2444 or 1-800-988-KENT for assistance.
At this point, your registration window will no longer be active. You will need to go through the process of applying as a Guest Student. It's likely that you will be assigned the same FlashLine ID as the registration system will recognize that it has you on file.
There is no penalty. Guest Student admissions are temporary, one-semester admissions.
If you do not register during that semester your admission status will become inactive and, if you wish to attend at a later date, you will need to complete the Guest Student application process again.
Contact the Admissions Office and let them know you wish to change your start date from Fall to Summer. You may need to speak with your advisor as well. If you have not yet been assigned an advisor or participated in Destination Kent State, you can contact 330-672-2014 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can register for up to 12 undergraduate credit hours*.
If you wish to register for more than 12 credit hours, and are a:
*For the summer term, both undergraduate and graduate students are able to register for a maximum of 6 credit hours in a five-week summer session; maximum 10 hours in an eight-week summer session; maximum 10 hours in overlapping summer sessions; or maximum 12 hours for all summer sessions combined, including summer intersession.
You will need to contact the academic department and establish that you have met the prerequisite(s) at your home institution. If you simply try to register, without getting departmental approval, the registration system will block you from doing so as it can only see courses you have taken at Kent State. We can provide you with departmental contact information.
Contact us at 330-672-8658 or email@example.com.
The drop/refund dates are based on the dates of a particular class section. To see the drop/refund dates for a given class, select the Registration Deadlines link in the Schedule of Classes.
For example: This will bring up the information on registration, drop, and refund deadlines for that section.
If you simply want to take a class or classes online, you would follow the process described above for applying as a guest student. Then you will be free to select either face-to-face or online courses.
You will need to check with the faculty member or academic department to be certain. However, many faculty now use a service that allows for remote proctoring as long as students have a computer with a web cam.
If you are a Kent State student, you must complete the Summer Aid Form available on the Student Financial website.
If you are not a Kent State student, you should contact the financial aid office at your home institution to determine if aid is available for courses taken at another institution.
You must check with your advisor or dean's office to determine if a particular course or courses will meet your degree requirements and the credits will be accepted. Once you complete a course at Kent State University, you will be able to request a transcript documenting your successful completion and the number of credit hours earned. But it is up to your home institution to determine if they will accept the credits.
You may also wish to check Transferology.
Yes, just let us know the course(s) and we will contact the department to request a syllabus. If the class you are interested in is offered by the Math Department, you may be able to find a sample syllabus on their website.
For brief catalog descriptions, visit the Individual Course Description Search.