About Kent State University, Student Support Services
OUR MISSION: We advocate for and support our students’ academic, personal, and professional pursuits within a personalized community of care.
OUR VISION: To be a model community of support that advances the lifelong success of our students.
WE SERVE STUDENTS WHO ARE:
First Generation (students that are the first in their immediate family to college)
From designated income backgrounds (including Pell Grant recipients)
Registered with Student Accessibility Services (SAS)
We provide support in three core areas:
Academic Success, Tutoring, Assistance in interpreting the Kent State University Graduation Planning System (GPS)
Assistance with making educated decision when adding and dropping classes, Assistance selecting a major, Graduate School Visits, Personal and Professional Development, Assistance making career decisions, Assistance securing internships and work-study opportunities, Service-learning and other student involvement opportunities, Financial planning and awareness workshops, Strengths-based assessment and evaluation, Traveling cultural immersion experiences, Advocacy and Support, Assistance navigating academic and financial aid appeal processes, Assistance navigating student conduct processes, Need based grant-aid (must meet designated criteria), Laptop Lending Program