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Finding Your Flashline Login Name/ First Time Password

Your User Name:

Your FlashLine user name consists of all of the characters in your Kent State e-mail address that come before the "@" symbol.  For example, if your Kent State e-mail address were jdoe4@kent.edu, then you user name would be jdoe4.

To Find your User Name:

If you are a current Kent student, faculty or staff member, a quick way to find your user name is to call the Geauga Computer Center at (440) 834-3751, or the Kent Campus Helpdesk at (330) 672-HELP (4357).

Your Password:

Your initial (default) FlashLine password consists of information that only you would know, and should be entered using the following ten-character format:

The formula for the default password is mmmyyxxxxx (all lower case), where:

mmm = first three letters of the birth month

yy = last two digits of the birth year

xxxxx = last five digits of the Kent State ID Number (formerly, Banner ID)

NOTE: You should be immediately prompted to choose a new password once you'e logged in using the above formula.

  • If you forget your FlashLine password, please call the Kent State Helpdesk at (330) 672-HELP (4357) for assistance.
  • After 120 days of "lack of use" (not logging into) FlashLine, your password is inactivated for security purposes. To reactivate your account, please call  330-672-HELP (4357).
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