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The winter holiday schedule can be found at www.kent.edu/hr/holiday-schedule. The 2018/2019 departmental holiday closure schedule will begin Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at 10:30 p.m. Normal business operations will resume with the first shift on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Please direct any questions to hrweb@kent.edu.

Kent State University congratulates the newest members of the 20-Year Club. The annual 20-Year Club Service Awards program was established in 1966 to honor classified and unclassified employees who have dedicated 20 years of continuous service to Kent State. Each year friends, family and co-workers join in honoring inductees at an awards dinner in...

Kent State University employees will receive their new Medical Mutual of Ohio insurance ID cards during the second and third week of December. Faculty and staff with questions regarding their benefit plans for 2019 may contact the University Benefits Office at 672-3107 or benefits@kent.edu.

Q: What will the holiday schedule be this year? A. The holiday schedule will begin Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at 10:30 p.m., and offices will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. During that time, all nonessential operations will be closed at all Kent State campuses. Eligible classified and unclassified employees will receive paid leave for any...

The tuition fee waiver for an undergraduate taking courses is not taxable for employees or their dependents. Once a student has received a bachelor’s degree, any classes paid for by an employee tuition fee waiver must be taxed per the IRS regulations. Current regulations state that any university employee who has at least a bachelor’s degree is...

Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day Commemoration on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The program, Honoring All Who Serve, will include: A flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the Army and Air Force ROTC programs on the Student Green at Risman Plaza at 10:30 a.m. National...

The United Way Portage County campaign runs through Oct. 31. Follow the directions below to make a contribution. Log in to FlashLine. Click on “University Resources” in the left column. See “Giving Back” on the left side of page. Click on “United Way Pledge.” To support specific agencies, which is optional, you may list any desired...

Kent State University faculty and staff are eligible for discount tickets to “I-X Trick or Treat Street,” Cleveland’s Halloween tradition for children 10 and under, held Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 27-28 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the International Exposition (I-X) Center. Thousands of little ghosts and goblins will receive more than 300,000...

Kent State University's holiday closure schedule for 2018 will begin Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at 10:30 p.m. All offices will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.  The December biweekly pay will be on Dec. 7 and 21. The December semimonthly pay will be on Dec. 14 and 21.  The January biweekly pay will be on Jan. 4 and 18. The January...

Employees of Kent State University may qualify for participation in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Under this program, full-time employees can apply for forgiveness from certain types of student loans, possibly reducing or eliminating the debt. For additional information and forms, please access the loan forgiveness website at...