How do I submit my honors application?

Honors Application

The Honors Application allows admitted Kent State Students to apply to Kent State University’s Honors College. Additional information on admission to the Honors College can be found here:

The Honors College application can be accessed at

The application can be completed using most modern browsers, and most mobile devices. Students should be aware that an essay must be completed as part of the application which may be difficult from mobile phones.

Consideration for admission to the Honors College for New Freshman is by invitation only. To begin an application to the Honors College, a New Freshman must first be invited and receive an invitation email. For admitted New Freshman students who have yet to be invited, an alert message will display:

Invited students should click the link in their email to apply:

Invited Students will need to Login to the Honors Application using their FlashLine username and password.

After successfully logging in, invited students will be able to complete the New Freshman Application.

If a student has taken any Advance Placement (AP) courses, that student should check the appropriate box and then select each course from the dropdown menu.

If a student has taken any Post-Secondary / Dual Enrollment / College Credit Plus that student should check the appropriate box and then list any applicable course(s) (courses taken at Kent State University do not need to be listed). There is no word or character limit for this section.

Next, Students will list any of the following: Activities, Leadership & Community Services in the appropriate box. Students are limited to 500 words in this section.

Students should also note if they are interested in studying abroad as part of their interest in the Honors College by checking the appropriate box.

Finally, each student is required to complete an Honors College Essay. Questions about the Essay content should be directed to, or by calling 330-672-2312. Students are limited to 500 words.

Students can save incomplete applications as a draft and return to to complete and apply later. Students who are satisfied with their application can click Complete and Apply.

As applications are reviewed by the Honors College, a student’s application status will update. Students will also receive email notification as decisions are made.

Students who return to the Honors College Application after completing their application will see a status screen. Students can open their application but will not be able to make any edits after submitting their application.

Additional questions should be directed to, or by calling 330-672-2312.

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