Department of Residence Services

Kent State students begin moving into residence halls on Aug. 19, 2020. Kent State University students began moving into residence halls on the Kent Campus on Aug. 19, as part of a phased-in process that will continue over five days. Move-in typically takes place over three days, but the university has extended the time this year to lower the density of people on campus due to safety concerns from the COVID-19...

Kent State students begin moving into residence halls on Aug. 19, 2020. WHAT: ​​​​​​​Kent State University is ready for the start of fall classes, and members of the media are invited to cover move-in day and see the modifications made to classrooms for face-to-face classes.  The university will begin to welcome students to campus Wednesday, Aug. 19, with the first of five move-in days. The staggered...

Movers and Groovers Help Students Move into Residence Halls More than 1,000 volunteers from the Kent State University community welcomed and assisted new students as they moved into their residence halls on freshman move-in day, Sunday, Aug. 18. The annual community program, known as Movers and Groovers, is coordinated by Kent Interhall Council, the student government of the Kent Campus residence halls....

Movers and Groovers help move incoming freshmen in to their new residence halls. More than 1,100 volunteers from the Kent State University community welcomed and assisted new students as they moved into their residence halls on freshman move-in day, Sunday, Aug. 19. The annual service program, known as Movers and Groovers, is coordinated by Kent Interhall Council, the student government of the Kent Campus residence halls. New...

Kent State students move clothing into Olsen Hall during freshman move-in day. At the beginning of each school year, Kent State University faculty, staff and students volunteer to help incoming freshmen move into the university’s residence halls. The annual service program, called Movers and Groovers, is coordinated by Kent Interhall Council, the student government of the residence halls on the Kent Campus. The volunteers...

Kent State University volunteers help move freshman into their new residence halls during the annual service program, called Movers and Groovers. At the beginning of each school year, Kent State University faculty, staff and students volunteer to help incoming freshmen move into the university’s residence halls. The annual service program, called Movers and Groovers, is coordinated by Kent Interhall Council, the student government of the residence halls on the Kent Campus. The volunteers...

A child enjoys throwing a whipped cream pie in the face of a sorority member during the 2015 Lil’ Sibs Weekend. Kent Interhall Council will host Kent State University students, faculty, staff and their families for Sibs and Kids Weekend on April 21-23. This year’s theme is Cirque du Sib, featuring events and activities inspired by the circus and gymnastics. Activities include inflatables in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, a science show...

A child enjoys throwing a whipped cream pie in the face of a sorority member during the 2015 Lil’ Sibs Weekend. If you want an example of how to dive into your freshman year, meet new people and get involved on campus, look no further than Kent State University School of Communication Studies student Nicole Machovina. Machovina’s freshman resume is so extensive, and her dedication to creating the ultimate residence hall environment so impressive,...

In October 2014, three Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future events took place on the Kent Campus: the College of Architecture and Environmental Design broke ground on its new building, the College of the Arts celebrated the launch of the new Center for the Visual Arts, and the Department of Residence Services dedicated the newly remodeled...

Kent Campus

Kent State University celebrated the newly renovated Tri-Towers residence hall complex on Oct. 15. The event was free and open to the public. Kent State President Beverly Warren, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Greg Jarvie and Kent Interhall Council President Brie Jutte spoke during the celebration. Following the...