Prentice Hall


  • Named for May H. Prentice, the first female faculty member.
  • Dedicated in 1959.
  • Houses approximately 122 students from first year to upper-class.
  • Accessible rooms for students with disabilities. Attached dining area.
  • Deluxe single rooms for 2020-2021

Hall Mailing Address:

Student Name
Prentice Hall - KSU
New Front/Centennial Desk
225 Midway Drive
Kent, OH 44243

GPS Address:

250 Midway Drive
Kent, OH 44243


Prentice Hall is comprised mostly of a few single rooms and deluxe single rooms. During the 2020-2021 academic year, Prentice Hall's double rooms have been converted into deluxe single rooms (both sets of furniture will remain in the room). All rooms in Prentice Hall are carpeted and air-conditioned. 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. The first floor is accessible to students with mobility impairments. An ADA approved washer, dryers, and restroom facilities are provided.

Visitation and Alcohol Policy

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

Dining Close to Prentice Hall:


Dunbar and Prentice Halls together are staffed by a Residence Hall Director (RHD), a Graduate Assistant (GA), and ten 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 Prentice 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.


During the 2020-2021 academic year, double rooms in Prentice Hall have been converted into deluxe single rooms (both sets of furniture will remain in the room). 

Diagram of double room

Diagram of restroom with ADA accessible shower and toilet