DKS: Destination Kent State

Our Address

DeWeese Health Center

1500 Eastway Drive

Kent, OH 44242

Phone Numbers

Medical Appointments: (330) 672-2322

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): (330) 672-2487

Insurance & Billing: (330) 672-8251

Pharmacy: (330) 672-8254

More About UHS


Immunization Requirement

All students must provide proof of MMR vaccination to avoid future registration holds.

See Mandatory Immunizations page for details.

Incoming freshmen are eligible to use University Health Services over summer for immunizations.


Services Offered


Insurance & Billing

UHS is a primary care PPO provider for insurance plans including Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, CIGNA, Medical Mutual of Ohio, UnitedHealthcare, and many others. Copays, deductibles, and other patient responsibility amounts apply and vary by insurance plan. A reasonable self-pay rate is also available. Payments can be made via cash, check, credit/debit card (including HSA and flex spending cards), FlashCash, or through the KSU Student Account.

See our Financial Policy or contact the UHS Insurance & Billing office at (330)672-8251 or for more information.


Student Insurance

Student health insurance is available through United HealthCare Student Resource. Enrollment in the student health insurance plan is mandatory for international students but is voluntary for domestic students. Domestic students do not need to waive the student insurance and will not automatically be billed for it.

Policy details and enrollment available online:

UHCSR Customer Service: 800-767-0700


Preparing Students

  • Immunization records and/or immunization form
  • Insurance Information

- Student’s own card(s) or copy front & back

  • Medications

                -Name, dose, 1-3 month supply

  • Awareness of allergies
  • Knowledge of personal and family health history
  • First Aid Kit
  • Over-the-counter medications