This is a sample schedule and is subject to change. Students and families will receive a personalized agenda the morning of your DKS appointment.
June and July Student AgendaWelcome to Kent State University!
Day #1 Time: Location: Topic:
7 - 8 a.m. Eastway Center Lower Lounge
Eastway Center Residence Hall Check-In. After putting your luggage in the Eastway room, walk over to the Kent Student Center to check in for the Destination Kent State program.
8 - 9 a.m. Ballroom, 2nd Floor Kent Student Center (KSC)
8 - 9 a.m.
Room 306, Third floor KSC Honors College Introduction (required for admitted Honors College students & their families)
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Ballroom, KSC Welcome to Kent State University
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Ballroom, KSC
Student Meet and Greet
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Ballroom, KSC Get Involved!
10:15 -11:15a.m. Ballroom, KSC Kent State University: Your Home Away From Home
11:15 - Noon Ballroom, KSC You and Your Money
Noon - 1 p.m. Eastway Center Dining Room (Escorts to the Kent Student Center leave Eastway at 12:50 p.m.) Lunch! Enjoy lunch with other Kent State family members. Visit the model rooms in Eastway to see a sample of the residence hall spaces at Kent State. Speak with representatives of both Residence Services and Dining Services during the lunch hour.
1:05 - 1:15 p.m. Ballroom, KSC
Go Flashes! Catch the spirit! Hear from Kent State Athletics about Kent State pride!
1:15 - 2 p.m. Ballroom, KSC Your Roadmap to Graduation: You and your student will attend a program dedicated to highlighting the Kent State approach to student success.
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Look at your student's schedule to determine the location of this session. Flash Guides will guide the way to this session. Pillars of Success: Academic Foundations and Expectations: Students and their guests will take a walk on campus to spend an hour with representatives from the College that houses the major your student selected.
3:30 - 4:35 p.m. Ballroom, KSC
Your Health and Safety
4:35 - 5 p.m. Ballroom, KSC
Connect with the Flashguides
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Eastway Center Dining Room Dinner and time to relax (Flash Guide escorts will return to the KSC starting at 6:15)
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Kiva, KSC Lecture simulation and/or Online learning
DAY #2 Time:Location: Topic:
7:00 - 7:45a.m. Residence Hall Lounge Residence hall check-out
6:45 - 7:45a.m. Eastway Center Dining Room Breakfast
7:15-7:45 a.m. Eastway Center Dining Room Visit with Kent State Air Force and Army ROTC (optional)
7:45 a.m. Eastway Center Main Lounge and Dining Room Meet the Flashguides for an escort back to the Kent Student Center
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Kiva, KSC College Survival
9:00 a.m. Kiva, KSC Campus Resource for Students from Students
9:00 a.m.- noon Various Locations Academic Advising and Registration
Noon Thank you. Have a safe trip home.
Destination Kent State Parent Agenda
2013 DKS DAY ONE: Guest Schedule
Location7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Eastway Center Residence Hall Check-In Lower Lounge
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Destination Kent State Program Check-In & Coffee Hour Ballroom, 2nd Floor, KSC
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Resource Fair 2nd Floor Lobby, KSC
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Honors College Introduction Room 306, 3rd Floor, KSC
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome to Kent State University! Ballroom, 2nd Floor, KSC
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Parents and Family Members as Partners: Your DKS Experience Ballroom Balcony, 3rd Floor, KSC
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Travel to the Governance Chambers
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Your Student's Home Away From Home Governance Chambers, KSC
11:15 - Noon Financial Aid and Bursar Offices Governance Chambers, KSC
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Model Residence Hall Room Viewing Eastway Center Dining Room
1:05 – 1:15 p.m. Kent State Athletics Ballroom, 2nd Floor, KSC
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Roadmap to Graduation Ballroom, 2nd Floor, KSC
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Pillars of Success Indicated on Your Student's Schedule
3:30 – 4:35 p.m. Your Student's Health and Safety Ballroom, 2nd Floor, KSC
4:35- 5:00 p.m. Break Escort to Eastway Center
4:45 – 6:15 p.m. Dinner Eastway Center Dining Room
3:30 – 6:15 p.m.
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Your Student's Academic Success In College Kiva, KSC
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Optional PARTA Bus Tour Leave From KIVA
8:30 – 10:00 p.m. On Your Own
2013 DKS DAY TWO: Guest Schedule
TimeGuest Agenda Location
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Residence Hall Check-Out Lower Lounge
7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Eastway Center Dining Room
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Parents and Family Members as Partners: Taking the Next Steps Governance Chambers, KSC
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Financial Aid and Bursar's Office Q and A Governance Chambers, KSC
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Optional Sessions Various Locations
Students and family are welcome to remain on campus to complete important errands. Consider browsing the computer options at the Kent Student Center Bookstore, get a student ID at the Flash Card office (1st Floor, Kent Student Center), pay a student bill at the Bursar (131 Schwartz Center) or visiting Financial Aid (103 Schwartz Center). If you need assistance finding the person that can best assist you, please ask a Flash Guide or any other Destination Kent State staff member to help you make a connection on campus.
Parents will receive a program evaluation via their e-mail address. Please take a few minutes to respond to the evaluation. Your feedback is important.
Visit www.kent.edu/success for Welcome Weekend details.
Call 330-672-9292 or e-mail email@example.com with questions or concerns.
Thank you for joining your student at Destination Kent State!