Flashline Login Help
Finding Your Flashline Login Name/ First Time Password
Your User Name:
Your FlashLine user name consists of all of the characters in your Kent State e-mail address that come before the "@" symbol. For example, if your Kent State e-mail address were firstname.lastname@example.org, then you user name would be jdoe4.
To Find your User Name:
If you are a current Kent State student, faculty or staff member, a quick way to find your user name is to call the Geauga Computer Center at (440) 834-3751, or the Kent Campus Helpdesk at (330) 672-HELP (4357).
Your initial (default) FlashLine password consists of information that only you would know, and should be entered using the following ten-character format:
The formula for the default password is mmmyyxxxxx (all lower case), where:
mmm = first three letters of the birth month
yy = last two digits of the birth year
xxxxx = last five digits of the Kent State ID Number (formerly, Banner ID)
NOTE: You should be immediately prompted to choose a new password once you'e logged in using the above formula.
- If you forget your FlashLine password, please call the Kent State University Helpdesk at (330) 672-HELP (4357) for assistance.
- After 120 days of "lack of use" (not logging into) FlashLine, your password is inactivated for security purposes. To reactivate your account, please call 330-672-HELP (4357).