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  • These programs are designed for adult learners, veterans/ servicemembers, and parenting students.

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Pre-Admissions Counseling

  • Admissions and other processes and procedures.
  • Concerns about adding college work to an already busy schedule.
  • How to manage time most efficiently.
  • Where to look for financial help.
  • How to cope with guilt about time and money spent on education.
  • Study skills and how to plan for number of courses to take per semester.
  • Choice of courses.
  • Test anxiety aids.
  • Career guidance.
  • Connecting career goals with declaration of major.
  • How to connect with other adult students.
  • Referrals.
  • Child care concerns and dual career complications.
  • Lots of support and encouragement.

Academic Advising

Academic advising for general concerns for students in their first year at Kent State University.

Career Guidance

Many adults are in a major life transition when they seek further education. Career Exploration and Development can assist you with this transition.

Policies & Procedures

Help with university procedures and with finding appropriate university resources.

Adult Student Orientation

A one credit hour orientation course that helps the adult student adjust to the academic environment and adds the role of student to their other life roles and responsibilities. This course meets the requirement for University Orientation and is open to all adult students new to Kent, not just freshmen.


Advocacy for the adult student in other offices and on university committees that plan programs and activities that impact students.


Referrals to any offices or services on campus that the student may need.