Korb Hall | Housing | Kent State University

Korb Hall


  • Named for Otto J. Korb, University Trustee, 1940-1962. Dedicated in 1964.
  • Houses approximately 200 incoming freshman students. Co-ed by room and has six floors.
  • Computer cluster and air conditioning.
  • Houses the LGBTQA Living-Learning Community.

Hall Mailing Address:

Student Name
Korb Hall- KSU
Tri-Towers Desk
1525 Leebrick Drive
Kent, OH 44243

GPS Address:

1425 Petrarca Drive
Kent, OH 44243


Korb Hall is comprised of two person double rooms. All rooms in Korb Hall are carpeted and have air conditioning.  All beds use twin-extra long sheets. Microfidges are provided by Residence Services. The loft-able furniture present in the rooms provide a multitude of furniture arrangement options! To learn more about what the lofts are and how they can be used, visit our 'Loft Instructions' page by clicking here.

Visitation and Alcohol Policy

  • 24-hour visitation is permitted among residents within their own hall.
  • Non-resident guests are permitted in the hall during the following hours:
    • Monday through Thursday: 10AM - Midnight
    • Weekend: 10AM Friday to 12AM Monday
  • Nonresident guests must be escorted at all times
  • No alcohol is allowed in Korb Hall at any time.
  • Smoking and tobacco use will not be permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. This includes all areas within Kent State properties, including buildings, grounds, roads, parking lots, recreational areas and sidewalks. Since the policy applies to streets and parking lots, smoking will not be permitted in personal vehicles on university property.

Dining Close to Korb Hall:


Korb and Leebrick Halls together are staffed by a Residence Hall Director (RHD), an Assistant Residence Hall Director (ARHD) and seventeen Resident Assistants (RAs). The staff's main goals are to provide the residents with valuable information, create a positive community through educational programming, maintain a safe and high-quality living environment and serve as a resource whenever a student has a question or concern.

Hall Council

The Korb Hall Council also operates with the goal of improving student living. Hall Council provides all residents with an opportunity to interact with one another through weekly meetings and a variety of fun activities and programs. The Executive Board provides leadership opportunities within the hall, as well as the whole campus.

Diagram of double room

Diagram of restroom with ADA accessible shower and toilet