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Student Center - South Campus

Student Center

Coming From (click for directions):
North South East West All
Directions From the East:

Ohio Turnpike to exit 187

  • Take St. Rt. 14 to Streetsboro (Interstate map).
  • Take St. Rt. 43 south to Kent (5 miles).
  • Stay on Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 59 (Haymaker Parkway).
  • Turn left onto St. Rt. 59.
  • At next traffic light, turn right onto South Water Street (still St. Rt. 43).
  • Turn left at first traffic light onto Summit Street.
  • Stay on Summit Street.
  • At fifth traffic light turn left onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.

St. Rt. 59

  • Follow St. Rt. 59 to St. Rt. 261.
  • Turn left onto St. Rt. 261.
  • Go about 1 mile to the traffic light at Summit Road.
  • Turn right onto Summit Road.
  • At third traffic light turn right onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.

I-76 to St. Rt. 43 North (exit 33)

  • Stay on St. Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 261 (less than 2 miles).
  • Turn right onto St. Rt. 261.
  • At first traffic light turn left onto Campus Center Drive.
  • At first stop sign turn left onto Campus Center Drive West.
  • Proceed to next traffic light.
  • Go straight onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.
Directions From the North:

I-71 or I-77 or I-271 to I-480 East

  • I-480 becomes St. Rt.14.
  • Stay on St. Rt. 14 into Streetsboro (Interstate map).
  • Take St. Rt. 43 south from Streetsboro to Kent (5 miles).
  • Stay on Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 59 (Haymaker Parkway).
  • Turn left onto St. Rt. 59.
  • At next traffic light, turn right onto South Water Street (still St. Rt. 43).
  • Turn left at first traffic light onto Summit Street.
  • Stay on Summit Street.
  • At fifth traffic light turn left onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.
Directions From the South:

I-71 / I-77 to I-76 East (Interstate map) to St. Rt. 43 North (exit 33)

  • Stay on St. Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 261 (less than 2 miles).
  • Turn right onto St. Rt. 261.
  • At first traffic light turn left onto Campus Center Drive.
  • At stop sign turn left onto Campus Center Drive West.
  • Proceed to next traffic light.
  • Go straight onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.
Directions From the West:

I-76 to St. Rt. 43 North (exit 33)

  • Stay on St. Rt. 43 to St. Rt. 261 (less than 2 miles).
  • Turn right onto St. Rt. 261.
  • At first traffic light turn left onto Campus Center Drive.
  • At first stop sign turn left onto Campus Center Drive West.
  • Proceed to next traffic light.
  • Go straight onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.

Ohio Turnpike to exit 187

  • Take St. Rt. 14 to Streetsboro (Interstate map).
  • Take St. Rt. 43 south to Kent (5 miles).
  • Stay on St. Rt. 43 to St Rt. 59 (Haymaker Parkway).
  • Turn left onto St. Rt. 59.
  • At next traffic light, turn right onto South Water Street (still St. Rt. 43).
  • Turn left at first traffic light onto Summit Street.
  • Stay on Summit Street.
  • At fifth traffic light turn left onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.

St. Rt. 59 to St. Rt. 43 South

  • Turn right onto St. Rt. 43.
  • Turn left at first traffic light onto Summit Street.
  • Stay on Summit Street.
  • At fifth traffic light turn left onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Center is directly in front of you.

St. Rt. 261 to Campus Center Drive (1/4 mile past St. Rt. 43)

  • Turn left at traffic light onto Campus Center Drive.
  • At stop sign turn left onto Campus Center Drive West.
  • At traffic light go straight onto Risman Drive.
  • The Kent Student Centeris directly in front of you.

About This Building:
The Kent Student Center and Risman Plaza which spans more than six and one-half acres, provides facilities for meetings and special events of all kinds, offices for student clubs and organizations, campus services such as the bookstore, informal recreational facilities, fast food and fine dining. The beautiful Judith Beyer Murin Memorial Gardens, the Riley Alumni Gardens and the Herrick Gardens, all adjacent to the Risman Plaza (Kent Student Center), provide campus beauty and serve as an outdoor laboratory for botanical study.

Parking Information
Visitors may park at meters located in most parking areas, in the Student Center visitor lot, or by obtaining a $2, “one-day” permit from Parking Services. Rates are posted at each meter and at the Student Center lot. Also, most departments offer “one-day” permits to visitors.

Departments in building:
Click on a department to see its address, URL and email (if available) below the picture of the building.
BANQUET SALES
BOOKSTORE
CONFERENCE BUREAU
CTR FOR STUDENT INVOLVEMENT
ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT & STUDENT AFFAIRS
FLASHCARD OFFICE
OFC OF VP, ENROLL MGT & STU AFF
STUDENT CENTER
STUDENT CENTER OPERATIONS
STUDENT CENTER PROGRAMMING
STUDENT CENTER SCHEDULING
106 Student Center
330-672-3202 http://www.kent.edu/studentcenter/services/scheduling.cfm

STUDENT MULTICULTURAL CENTER
UNIVERSITY DINING SERVICES

 

 
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