Academic Support and Experience

Student Success Series

Learning how to utilize university resources and resolve problems is the key to having a successful first year at Kent State University. The Student Success Series promotes this success by offering workshops on the common concerns and questions first-year students have during their first year.

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Common Reading Experience

The Common Reading Experience is a students' first opportunity to connect with their peers and faculty, staff, administrators, and community members in an academic environment. Learn what the Common Reading Experience involves and about the 2014 Common Reading Book and assignment.

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Early Alert System

The Early Alert System is used by university faculty and staff to get in contact with students who show patterns and signs of struggling academically and provide proactive assistance to help them stay on the path to academic success.

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Are you the parent or family member of a current/incoming KSU student? Learn more about the opportunities you have to become involved with your students' success at the university and stay connected.

Information for Families