Visit Campus


Come visit our vibrant and friendly campus to see that it's the right fit for you! Whether you prefer an open-house during which you can attend sessions of your own choosing or a one-on-one campus tour, we have designed perfect opportunities for you to explore the campus! Look below for upcoming events that meet your needs.



Welcome Tours are offered several times weekly as an opportunity for prospective students of all ages to visit campus for an individual tour with our student tour guide and meeting with an Admissions Counselor and Academic Advisor. Explore the campus, learn about the steps to applying for admission and financial aid, get details about your intended major, and have your unique questions answered by our staff. Call 330-339-3391 to schedule your visit!


june 11, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
july 18, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
science & advanced technology center

Students of all ages are invited to drop in during the open house hours to learn more about the campus, speak with admissions and financial aid representatives, and explore the programs we offer. Transfer students are encouraged to bring  transcripts for an initial evaluation. If you are ready to apply for admission and financial aid, bring your sealed official high school transcript or GED report along with tax information so you can complete your admission application and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) while on campus! Reservations are not necessary. 

Contact: Courtney Nign 330-339-3391, Extension 47460 | 


for prospective new freshmen, transfer and ccp students

held every october

Prospective students of all ages are invited to this open-house style event where you can choose sessions that interest you. Sessions may include student success, career exploration, a classroom experience, transfer credit evaluation and more. We will also offer sessions highlighting our most popular majors such as agribusiness, nursing, veterinary technology, business, education, engineering technology, justice studies and information technology during which you can meet with faculty who teach and coordinate the majors. A special information session will be held for students interested in the College Credit Plus (CCP) program (see below). Reservations are suggested.

Contact: Melissa Crites 330-339-3391, Extension 47508 |


held every october and november

Free to any student and parents, regardless of the college you plan to attend.  FAFSA experts will be available to assist you in completing your 2019-2020 FAFSA.  Registration is required.


Contact: Jason Maurer 330-339-3391, Extension 47486 |



held every november

For this event, we welcome local high school junior and senior Honor Society members and AP students to visit campus for interactive demonstrations of our high-tech facilities as well as lectures presented by some of our top faculty. Students will learn more about the campus while also exploring what it means to be a college Honors student. Space is limited for this event, and reservations are required.

Contact: Kim Sweitzer 330-339-3391 |


tour kent state Tuscarawas
held every november

For this event, we welcome high school juniors and seniors and their parents to tour our campus, sit in on a college class, learn about the admission and financial aid application processes, and enjoy a casual lunch with faculty representing a variety of majors. Reservations are required by November 1 for this limited-space event.

Contact: Courtney Nign 330-339-3391 |


held every february

Prospective students of all ages are invited to this expo-style event where representatives from Admissions and Financial Aid will be present to answer your questions. You can also visit with faculty representing a variety of our majors and take a campus tour. Blue Gold Night will be held at the Performing Arts Center. Reservations are suggested. 

Contact: Jennifer Greer 330-339-3391, Extension 47476 |


held every october & february 

Students in grades six through eleven and their parents are invited to attend this session to learn more about the College Credit Plus (CCP) program. This is the program through which college-ready students can enroll in courses on the college campus in order to earn both high school and college credit. Reservations are suggested.

 Melissa Crites 330-339-3391, Extension 47508 |


parent night
held every march

Parents of students in middle and high school are invited to join us for an informative hour! Parents will learn about programs that allow students to earn college credit while still in high school, such AP, CCP and Dual Credit. In addition, we'll share information about when and how to register for ACT testing. Admissions experts will discuss tips for choosing and applying to colleges. Finally, our financial aid expert will share the basics of applying for financial aid and scholarships. 

Contact: Courtney Nign 330-339-3391 |