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Getting to Kent State

Visitor Information

Kent State University is ideally situated in Northeast Ohio. Located just six miles off I-76, our campus is easy to find and accessible from neighboring Akron/Canton and Cleveland airports. Kent State's 824 acre campus can also be reached by car, shuttle and public transportation.

As you plan your trip to Kent State, we hope you will take advantage of the many cultural, entertainment, and dining experiences available in Kent and surrounding areas. Be sure to check out the resources below to help you navigate your campus visit.

See you soon. We look forward to your visit.



Airport Shuttle - Check these local airport's websites for shuttle information:

Amtrak - Amtrak provides service across the country and has stations close to the Kent Campus in these cities: Cleveland, Akron, Alliance and Youngstown. 

Area Public Transportation -

Cabs/Shuttle Services -


Campus Maps


Parking on Campus

  • Parking permits are available from Parking Services in the Schwartz Center.
  • Parking meters are available, most of which accept credit cards.
  • Pay-N-Display permits are available for purchase. 
  • A visitor's pay lot is located at the Student Center.
  • Contact Parking Services at (330) 672-4432 for  information on additional parking locations, permits and information.

Campus Address:

Kent State University

800 E Summit St
Kent, Ohio 44240
Phone: 330-672-3000