Campus Life

There's Always Something Happening at Kent State

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The Risman Plaza at Kent State is a central gathering point for students on campus.

You'll never have a problem finding something to do on the Kent State campus. Join one of the more than 300 student organizations, take in one of the many arts and sporting events on campus or take advantage of our proximity to three major metropolitan areas. Your life at Kent State is full of possibilities.


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On-Campus Dining Locations


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Activities & Organizations

Get involved on campus and customize your own version of the Kent State experience. The activities, organizations and events at Kent State University are as varied and intriguing as our students. Whether you live on campus or commute, at Kent State, your college experience will be unlike any other.

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On KSU’s artistic campus, you’ll always find something new.

Arts & Culture

There’s always something new to experience at the many art events held at Kent State and off-campus locations year round. The College of the Arts provides many student-run productions, exhibitions and events.

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Kent State campus housing & dining options

Housing & Dining

About 6,200 students from a variety of backgrounds and locations live in campus housing. There's always someone new and interesting to meet right down the hall. Plus, when you live on campus, your dining choices are limited only by your imagination.

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 It’s easy to get around Kent State campus with busing and parking.


Whether you’re a current student, parent, visitor or considering attending Kent State University, you need to be able to get around campus. Parking Services is responsible for providing well-maintained parking lots as well as on-campus assistance to stranded motorists, while PARTA busses run a regular schedule to every part of campus.

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The Kent State campus is protected by an award-winning police department.

Campus Safety

The safety of Kent State's students is paramount, which is why Kent State is kept safe by an award-winning police department. In addition, Residence Services security aides and campus escorts are only a phone call away.

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Utilize Kent State campus’s library, service center, health services and more.

Student Resources

At Kent State, a variety of student resources will be at your fingertips, from University Libraries to the Blackstone LaunchPad to the Career Services Center to University Health Services, you'll be prepared for success in the classroom and beyond.

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Get Involved

From finding an internship, to volunteering in your community, discover more ways to get involved on the Kent Campus.