Residence Services

Students are served at a dining location; Overhead view of residence halls

As the excitement and enthusiasm of the fall semester inches closer, Kent State's dining, catering, and residence services teams prepare to serve students as a newly unified department - University Housing and Culinary Services (UHCS).  Shortly after transitioning from Aramark to in-house dining on July 1, efforts began t...

Security Assistants walk the residence hall.

As students return to campus for the fall semester, they will notice many changes to the Safety and Security Office within University Housing (formerly Residence Services). And it’s not just the new uniforms. Most important change is that students will now be able to call (330) 672-7004, 24 hours a day, seven days a we...

Volunteers called Movers and Groovers help new Kent State students and their families move items into the residence halls.

Kent State University faculty, staff and students volunteered to help incoming freshmen move into the university’s residence halls at the beginning of each school year. This year, freshman move-in day was Thursday, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Last year, the Movers and Groovers program garnered 921 volunteers. Jill Church...

Kent State University Board of Trustees approved establishing a unified student government across all campuses – Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Kent, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas – during its March 9, 2016, board meeting. Each campus’ Undergraduate Student Government is recognized as the representative voice of the students...

An incoming freshman and his family is assisted by volunteers during move-in day near Manchester Hall.

At the beginning of the school year each August, Kent State University faculty, staff and students volunteer with the university’s Movers and Groovers program to help incoming freshmen move into their new university housing. Freshman move-in day took place Thursday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. A host of volunteers welcomed new studen...

Kent State students and their family members skate at the ice arena during Lil’ Sibs Weekend.

The Kent Interhall Council will host Lil’ Sibs Weekend from Friday, April 10, to Sunday, April 12. This weekend is a longstanding tradition for Kent State University faculty, staff and students and their families.  The Kent Interhall Council chose the theme for this year, called “Kentcation: A Sibs Getaway.”  The weekend of...

Kent State University will celebrate the newly renovated Tri-Towers residence hall complex on Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. The event is 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 will speak during the cel...

Each August during freshman move-in day, Kent State University faculty, staff and students volunteer to assist incoming freshmen get settled into their new university accommodations. To make the experience more fun and welcoming, the Kent InterHall Council sponsors the Movers and Groovers program. Freshman move-in day took place on Thur...