New Students (DKSTAR)

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Congratulations, you're a Golden Flash!

Welcome to the Kent State Trumbull family and remember, Flashes (always) take care of Flashes!

Future Flash Thursday: Next Steps after You Are Admitted (DKSTAR) 
Advisors give advice for newly admitted students.
Recorded May 14, 2020

Now that you've been admitted, there are a few things you must do before you can register for classes. Your acceptance packet details these important next steps.

1. Log into FlashLine

You will find important information in our student portal, FlashLine. You can access FlashLine from any Kent State website by clicking on the lightning bolt icon in the top navigation bar. To login for the first time, select First time user? Start here.

Once you're logged into FlashLine, you can view your Student Checklist from the My Lists button in the top navigation bar.

2. Placement Assessment

Complete Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS), a web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. We are not doing other Placement Assessments this year.
Prep for the assessment

3.  Review Your Student Checklist

Your Student Checklist will identify items you need to complete like placement testing and applying for financial aid. Follow the instructions listed in your Student Checklist.

4. Check Your KENT STATE Email

Depending on your student type, we will email you instructions on your next steps, so check your Kent State email frequently.

5. Get Your FLASHCard

Follow the instruction on the FLASHcard page

Not sure what to do next?

Email us at or call 330-675-8860. We'll be happy to respond with your next steps or set up a time to talk.