Kennesaw State University to welcome nearly 36,000 students for fall semester
KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 7, 2018) — Kennesaw State University will soon welcome nearly 36,000 students to campus, with residential housing Move In, First-Year Convocation and a celebratory First Day of School Cake to kick off the fall semester.
About 5,200 students are heading to campus for KSU Move In this week. As the third-largest university in Georgia, Kennesaw State will help nearly 3,500 first-year students make the transition to on-campus living, as they say goodbye to their families and begin their college journeys.
Aug. 10 - Move In begins on the Kennesaw Campus
9 a.m. - Austin Residence Complex I and II, KSU Place I and II, University Village and University Village Suites
Aug. 11 - Move In begins on the Marietta Campus
9 a.m. - Hornet Village, Howell Hall, University Columns, University Commons and University Courtyard
Aug. 12 - First-Year Convocation – University officials welcome first-year students to Owl Nation
5 p.m. - Convocation Center
Aug. 13 - First Day of School Cake – President Pamela Whitten introduces a sweet new start to the beginning of fall semester classes
Noon–1 p.m. - Kennesaw Campus Green
3-4 p.m. - Marietta Campus Globe near the Wilson Student Center
– Robert Godlewski
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.