310+ social media directory links
350,000+ followers across institutional accounts
34 university units with at least one account

Kent State University extends its campus community to the world of social media for information sharing, relationship building, listening and engaging in online conversations.

Social media platforms are used to extend the Kent State University brand and foster engagement with current students, prospective students, alumni and other audiences of the Kent State community with the following goals in mind: customer service, peer to peer assistance and communication and information sharing, including crisis communication.


Kent State's social media team provides guidance and resources for social media administrators as they are building content, strategies, monitoring conversations and measuring success. One-on-one support and group training is available to all social media administrators. For questions or to schedule a time to meet, contact the social media team.

  • Social Platforms & Tips

    Social Platforms & Tips

    As you delve into the social media arena, take advantage of this listing of popular social media platforms and quick links to relevant information. Remember to consider your audience, messaging and ability to maintain content in these social media venues before you get started.

  • Nine Required Elements

    Nine Required Elements

    It is important to understand the nine required elements for university social media accounts.