Campus Resources and Guidelines
The Academic Success Center provides opportunities for students to receive academic support with their classes. Services provided include: university tutoring services, mathematics tutoring in residence halls, peer counseling services, Supplemental Instruction (SI) for Kent Core courses, study groups for Kent Core courses, writing tutoring services and academic support services.
The Career Services Center provides centralized, comprehensive services in four primary areas including career education, career employment, student employment, and academic testing services.
The counseling and Human Development Center provides FREE services including personal and group counseling addressing concerns such as adjustment to college, relationships, self-esteem, family issues, roommate issues, career counseling, and study skills. The counselors are graduate students in the Counseling program in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services.
The Exploratory Advising Center is the advising home for Exploratory students, post-undergraduate students, guest students, and non-degree students.
The Psychological Clinic offers a complete range of confidential psychological services FREE of charge to students. Services include individual, child and family therapy, eating disorder treatment, and neuropsychological assessment. The counselors are graduate students in the Psychology program in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Services include individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention counseling, psychological testing, consultation services for faculty, staff and students, and outreach programming. The counselors are licensed, professional psychologists.
Medical services include the Women's Clinic, same day clinic, immunizations, physical therapy, pharmacy, x-ray, laboratory, nutrition and weight management.
Guidelines and Important Information
How the university defines you, based on your grades:
Good Standing: Your cumulative and semester GPAs are above a 2.0 (you can declare most majors at KSU with this GPA)
Presidents List: 4.0 semester GPA with 15 or more semester credit hours
Dean's List: 3.40 semester GPA with 12 or more semester credit hours (available for part-time student as well)
Semester Warning: Your semester GPA is below a 2.0
Academic Probation: Your cumulative GPA is below a 2.0
Registration status (can vary each semester)
How the university defines you, based on the number of credit hours you are registered for each semester:
Full time: 12+ credit hours
Three-Quarter time: 9-11 credit hours
Half-Time: 6-8 credit hours
Less than Half-Time: 1-5 credit hours
Important dates in a semester
Deadlines to make different types of adjustments to your schedule each semester:
Last day to drop/add full-term classes: the Sunday of the second week of the semester
Last day to withdraw from any or all full-term classes: The Sunday of the tenth week of the semester
Partial-term classes (Core Math, etc.) have different drop/add and withdrawal dates. Check course syllabus.
University policy regarding retaking courses
If you are considering retaking a course, here is what you should know:
Basically, any 10000-20000 level courses can be taken any number of times, and at any time. However, only the highest grade earned for all attempts will be included in the GPA. See this link for more information: http://www1.kent.edu/catalog/2009/Policies/repeatpolicies.cfm