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FlashLine User Name

You received your FlashLine User Name and Kent State ID Number in your acceptance letter. If you don't know your User Name or ID Number, contact the
Office of Student Services at 330-244-3251 for assistance.

Logging Into FlashLine for the First Time

You can log into FlashLine from any Kent State website.
The FlashLine login is at the top right corner of this page.

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Enter your User Name.

Your initial password will consist of information that only you will know. The format for your initial password is:

mmmyyxxxxx (all lower case)

1. mmm = the first three letters of your birth month (ex. April = apr)
2. yy = the last two digits of your birth year
3. xxxxx = the last five digits of your Kent State ID Number
Your Kent State ID Number is on your acceptance letter.
It is a nine-digit number that begins with 8.

Name:  Joseph R. Student
Date of Birth:  June 30, 1990
Kent State ID Number: 810116812
Initial Password: jun9016812

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For FlashLine login assistance, contact the Help Desk at 330-672-4357 or visit Additional login information can be found here.

Password Change

After initially logging in, you will be prompted to change your password to something with which you are more familiar. After providing an alternate email address and answering three security questions, you will set your new password.

Your new password must be comprised of at least eight characters, using a combination of upper and lower case letters and numbers. Note that your FlashLine password is case sensitive. In the future, you can change your password, update your security questions or provide an alternate email address in FlashLine > My Account > My Identity.
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