Transportation

Whether you’re a current student, parent, visitor or considering attending Kent State University, you need to be able to get around campus.

Kent State Visitor Information

Visitor information for getting to, from and around Kent and Northeast Ohio, including local lodging and   transportation, detours and delays to avoid, access the campus map and get parking options.

Maps

Find your way around campus by using the search box or by browsing the map. Map or satellite views are both available.

PARTA

The Portage Area Regional Transit Authority (PARTA) is a bus service serving the Kent Campus and surrounding community. PARTA provides three on-campus routes: the Campus Loop, Allerton and Stadium/Front Campus. These routes are open to all students and visitors to the university.

Parking Services

Parking Services is responsible for providing well-maintained parking lots, regulated parking areas, special event parking and on-campus assistance to stranded motorists. Parking Services also manages parking permits for Kent State faculty, staff and students.

Zipcar

Kent State offers a Zipcar car-sharing service on campus. For an affordable rate, students 18 and older can reserve a car to use for convenient, reliable transportation.

Spin

Kent State University partners with SPIN to provide shared eBikes and eScooters that are available on campus and within the City of Kent for use by students, faculty, staff, and the community. Approximately 100 eBikes and 100 eScooters will be available starting in March 2022.  Riding an eBike or an eScooter is a fast, easy way to get from class to class, run errands, and even a short commute. They are a great option for students, employees, and visitors to Kent State University.