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  1. Can transfer students live in the residence halls?
  2. Can transfer students participate in any Living/Learning Communities?
  3. What kind of financial aid is available for transfer students?
  4. What is Student Accessibility Services (SAS)?

  1. Can transfer students live in the residence halls?
    Absolutely!  We encourage you to consider living in the residence halls as Kent State is a residential campus.  If you are taking at least nine credit hours, you may be required to live on campus unless you have junior status, commuting from within a 50 mile radius or are over 21 yrs old.  Review your many housing options and/or apply for housing at  http://www.kent.edu/housing/index/cfm.

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  2. Can transfer students participate in any Living/Learning Communities?
    Exploratory transfer students with 25 credit hours or less can participate in the EXCEL learning community. Visit http://www.kent.edu/undergradstudies/excel/index.cfm for more information about this opportunity.

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  3. What kind of financial aid is available for transfer students?
    When you transfer to KSU, have your federal aid application forwarded to Kent State at www.fasfa.ed.gov, school code 003051.   You should contact KSU's Student Financial Aid office to ensure they have received all necessary information and check the status of your award at 330 672-2972.  We encourage you to visit the Student Financial Aid website to check for transfer scholarships at http://www.kent.edu/financialaid/scholarships/index.cfm as well as the Office of Admissions website at h ttp://www.kent.edu/admissions/cost/index.cfm .  You may also be eligible for scholarships from the Ohio Transfer Council. Visit http://www.ohiotransfer.org/ for more information.

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  4. What is Student Accessibility Services (SAS)?
    SAS provides assistance to students with varying degrees and types of disabilities in order to maximize educational opportunity and academic potential. Types of disabilities that students have who are served by Student Accessibility Services include mobility impairments, visual impairments, hearing impairments, speech impairments, specific learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, chronic health disorders, psychological disabilities, and temporary disabilities. Students seeking services must provide documentation of their specific disability. Although a student may be eligible for services, specific accommodations are not extended by Student Accessibility Services unless they are requested. A student has the right to choose to use only a few of the accommodations available or to completely refuse special help. (Retrieved from www.registrars.kent.edu/disability/default.htm 2/9/10). Visit http://www.kent.edu/sas for more information.

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