Alternative Credit and Articulation Agreements works collaboratively with students, parents and school counselors to help students earn college credit that in most instances will also count for high school credit towards graduation.
Academic Diversity Outreach provides academic and career exploration opportunities that challenge and support students to reach their full potential. Through engaging programming and an intentional campus support network we foster students’ ability to be retained and subsequently persist through graduation.
Envision a future designed by you! Academic Engagement and Degree Completion advances access to progressive learning pathways that prepare the change agenda of tomorrow. Through our comprehensive student-centered approach, we support Kent State University students from start to finish!
The Academic Success Center helps empower students to become independent learners through engaging support programs while providing an inclusive community that honors the uniqueness of each individual's academic journey.
We're not just about what you'll do after graduation; we're about your journey to get there. Stop by Career Exploration and Development today to find on campus employment, connect your interests and skills to careers and majors, polish and update your resume, create a LinkedIn profile, practice interviewing and discover internships and co-ops.
Kent State University is the recipient of the 2015 Institutional Excellence for Students in Transition Award by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Kent State received the award for its Exploration Plan Program housed in the University College, which is designed to enrich the freshman experience for undecided students and to expedite a shift into a degree-granting program within the first three semesters.
The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalureate Achievement Program commonly referred to as The McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students who are first-generation, from designated income or underrepresented groups in graduate schools, for doctoral study. McNair Scholars are engaged in scholarly research, mentored by faculty, and are exposed to varied academic and cultural experiences.
Explore the community by working with businesses, non-profit organizations and more. Develop your communication skills as you collaborate and network with professionals in your field and enhance your understanding of our world and social justice issues.
The Office of Student Success Programs is here to partner with you and Golden Flash Family members to make the first year extraordinary. Kent State University offers academic and co-curricular experiences that will amaze and excite you.
Student Support Services assists first generation, designated income and students registered with Student Accessibility Services in navigating campus resources and creating a meaningful Kent State experience. Support is provided in the core areas of Academic Success, Personal and Professional Development and Advocacy and Support. Services and programming within Student Support Services provide endless opportunities for self-reflection, discovery, and learning.
The Technical, Media and Design team in University College provides support for Student Success Programs, Graduate Studies, Research & Sponsored Programs, Upward Bound, and several student organizations.