Lake Hall


  • Named for Charles H. Lake, Kent State Board of Trustees member, 1936.
  • Dedicated in 1961.
  • Houses approximately 235 first-year students.
  • Co-ed and has four floors.
  • Houses the EXCEL Learning Community.
  • Virtual 3D Tour

Hall Mailing Address:

Student Name
Kent State On-Campus Mail Center
1375 Eastway Drive
Kent, OH 44243

GPS Address:

500 Williams Drive
Kent, OH 44243


Lake Hall is comprised mostly of double rooms. All beds use twin-extra long sheets. Fridge, Freezer, Microwave Units are provided by Residence Services. The loft-able furniture present in the rooms provides 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

To find information regarding hall policies such as visitation or quiet hours, please visit

Dining Close to Lake Hall:


Lake and Olson Halls are staffed by a Residence Hall Director (RHD), a Graduate Assistant (GA), and twelve 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 Lake 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 Double room with Private Bath

Diagram of restrooms with ADA accessible shower and toilet