Allerton Program and Services
The Allerton Student Family housing complex is designed to provide comfortable and affordable living accommodations to upper-class students, and students with families while pursuing a degree at Kent State. The on-campus Allerton complex consists of 162 two-bedroom, and five one-bedroom garden-style apartments situated on pleasant, and spacious well-manicured grounds. The Allerton community is composed of a diverse population thus creating a rich living and learning environment. International students from around the world account for approximately 33 percent of the families who reside at Allerton. In addition, you will also find a mixture of family arrangements, age groups, traditions, religions and interests.
The Allerton management, in conjunction with the Department of Residence Services, strives to provide residents with a positive academic and social environment through a series of educational, cultural, social and recreational activities as well as other community services that are offered on an on going basis. If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact a staff member. You will find the staff to be friendly and willing to assist you with your housing needs. We hope you enjoy living at Allerton and wish you the best of luck in you academic pursuits.
SUMMER GARDEN PROJECT
A large section of land has been made available to the residents of Allerton for gardening. The Allerton Office staff will inform residents each spring about what is available and the guidelines for gardening.
The Allerton staff is responsible for developing and conducting social, cultural and educational programs for the students and families who reside at Allerton. Examples of past programs include ice skating, bowling, an international festival, summer youth programs, sessions on nutrition and parenting, etc. If you have a special area of interest and have not seen programming in this area, contact the staff to work with you regarding the possibility of developing a program.