Physics Programs at Kent State
Routine inquiries related to our
physics programs, including
reservations, should be directed to the main departmental office
at 330-672-2246 or by FAX to 330-672-2959. For inquiries about the status
of graduate admission applications, use these phone/FAX numbers, or
send e-mail to physgradprogram
Postal mail should be addressed to: Department of Physics, Kent State
University, Kent, OH 44242.
Questions or comments
on KSU physics programs
that do not fall in the above-mentioned categories are normally handled
as follows. Inquiries that are specific to undergraduate advising &
instruction should be directed to our Undergraduate Coordinator,
Prof. Mark Manley.
Inquiries specific to the graduate program should be directed
to our Graduate Coordinator, Prof.
Declan Keane. Questions about the
or related matters other than reservations for
planetarium shows are fielded by our Planetarium Director,
Prof. Brett Ellman.
All remaining categories of questions and comments on our physics programs
should be directed to the Chair, Prof. Jim Gleeson
or to the Assistant to the Chair, Prof.
Directions and Parking
The Physics Department and Planetarium are located in Smith Hall (see image at right)
and the attached Science
Research Building, on East Summit Street, which forms the
southern edge of the campus. Parking is available in the R-5 lot just
south and east of the physics building. The entrance to the R-5 lot
is just in front of a distinctive building with a roof
shaped like a sine wave (Math & Computer Science). See the South Campus zone
of the campus map for
the location of Smith Hall and the R-5 lot; for visitors not familiar
with the Kent area, maps and directions are provided below.
who need to park in the R-5 lot during normal business hours should
obtain a single-day parking permit from the Physics Department office.