Newly Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance! 

Now that you are a Kent State Tuscarawas student, you have access to your student portal called FlashLine. The username and password information you need to access FlashLine for the first time is in your acceptance packet.  

FlashLine contains lots of important information, including your financial aid award, access to your Kent State email, and eventually your bill.  Also in FlashLine is a Student Checklist personalized with your next steps in the enrollment process.  Be sure to review your Student Checklist frequently- new items may be added as they become due.  



First, you must complete the required placement testing which includes the ALEKS online math placement assessment (all new students) and may also include College Placement testing in reading, writing and math (students who are over 21 years old). Students must be admitted in order to take Kent State University placement tests.

All new Kent State University students are required to take the ALEKS placement test for mathematics. ALEKS is a powerful artificial intelligence-based (AI) assessment software product that zeroes in on the student's mathematical strengths and weaknesses, reports its findings, and then, if necessary, provides a learning module to improve the student's knowledge and skill. The ALEKS placement may take up to 90 minutes to complete and should be completed in a single sitting. For more information on ALEKS, log into FlashLine > Student > Resources > Placement Assessments > Math.

The ALEKS placement test can be taken online from home through FlashLine. Students who wish to take the ALEKS placement test at the campus may do so in the Cyber Cafe located on the second floor of Founders Hall, Monday - Thursday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

ALEKS Math Assessment information


New students who have current ACT scores will be placed in reading and writing courses according to ACT reading and English subscores.

New students who do not have current ACT scores must take Accuplacer for placement in reading and writing. 

Accuplacer is offered on selected days and requires a scheduled appointment. If you are required to take Accuplacer, you will receive an invitation for testing sent to the personal email address you provided in your admission application. The email will include a link used to schedule a test date. Please watch your personal email carefully after you've applied to the University!

KSU Advising & registration

Then, you must attend a KSU Advising & Registration session during which you'll become oriented to the campus, learn about financial aid, discover your placement test results and schedule your first-semester classes. You cannot attend KSU Advising & Registration without first completing the required placement assessments. You will receive an invitation to register for at the personal email address you provided on your application for admission. Following acceptance, watch your email for instructions and a link to register for KSU Advising & Registration.

KSU Advising & Registration Information


Newly accepted transfer students should contact us at 330-339-3391 to find out exactly which, if any, assessments are required. Transfer students who have completed required assessments and former CCP students who have completed at least 12 CCP hours at Kent State Tuscarawas will meet with an academic advisor to review transfer credit and schedule classes. Schedule an advising appointment


New Student Orientation is held each August to welcome new students and their families to our campus. During this fun and informative event, students will have the opportunity to meet our Dean, faculty and staff while learning about classroom expectations and finding their way around our campus. Parents will enjoy special sessions with our Dean and Director of Enrollment Management & Student services while students get to know one another! The day concludes with an always-exciting game of campus trivia and a lunch in our Student Union. Kick off the school year with fun, prizes and surprises! An abbreviated New Student Orientation is offered each January to welcome students beginning their studies in the Spring semester.

Get information about New Student Orientation


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