Back To School Tech Checklist


Get Connected

  • Use the "Kent State Wireless" network for Wi-Fi and log in using your FlashLine username and password.
  • Stay secure online!
  • Sign up for Flash ALERTS, Kent State’s official emergency text notification system, at
  • Get online with your gaming system or streaming device. Register at
  • Ony wired printers are supported in the residence halls. Be sure to bring a cable to connect to your printer.

Download Free Software

    • Download the KSUMobile app to view your class schedule, view campus maps with navigation, check grades, buy books, and more.
    • Download FREE Microsoft Office at
    • Purchase a discounted Adobe Creative Cloud subscription for only $75 per year at

    Get Help

    • For assistance with FlashLine accounts or other technology at Kent State, chat with us at
    • Having a computer issue? Bring your computer to the Service and Repair Center for in-person support, located in the Tri-Towers Rotunda.

    If you need assistance, visit or call 330-672-4357 (HELP)