Center for Adult and Veteran Services

Brian Gliba

Brian Gliba, who left the Army as a captain, says he feels that Kent State supports veterans and has helped set him up for success.

Air Force ROTC Cadets planting daffodil bulbs

Planting bulbs on Daffodil Hill has become part of Kent State's annual Veteran's Day Commemoration. 

Air Force ROTC Cadets planting daffodil bulbs

The Kent State University community came together to celebrate its values and honor fallen veterans on Daffodil Hill.

Flags at Veterans Day Commemoration 2021

Kent State University's annual Veterans Day Commemoration ceremonies begin at 11 a.m., Nov. 9 on the Student Green.

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Kent State University ROTC Cadets present the colors at a Kent State football game at Dix Stadium.

“Always Ready, Always There” is the motto of the National Guard. In many ways, this describes Kent State University’s Center for Adult and Veteran Services, too. For the 14th consecutive year, Kent State has been designated a Military Friendly School.

Soldiers marching in line at Veteran's Day event on campus

The Kent State community paused from classes and work Nov. 10 to gather on the Student Green at Risman Plaza and show their respect as part of Veterans Day.

Members of the Kent State Air Force ROTC program salute as the American flag is raised during the university’s annual Veterans Day observance.

The designation recognizes schools that show a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.

A Kent State University Army ROTC cadet salutes the American flag during the university’s Veterans Day commemoration

Kent State University continues to exemplify leadership in its mission to support students as the Kent Campus is designated as a Military Friendly® School for the 13th consecutive year in a row, earning a Gold award. In addition, Kent State University at Trumbull earned a Silver award.

Photo of Kent State University ROTC cadet with American flag

Kent State University has landed a spot on the list of top schools for military-connected students according to the 2021 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges.