- Named for May H. Prentice, the first female faculty member.
- Dedicated in 1959.
- Houses approximately 230 students from first year to upper-class.
- Accessible rooms for students with disabilities. Attached dining area.
- Houses the "A Community of Entrepreneurs" (ACE) Community.
- Houses the "Business Learning Community"
Hall Mailing Address:
Prentice Hall - KSU
New Front/Centennial Desk
225 Midway Drive
Kent, OH 44243
250 Midway Drive
Kent, OH 44243
Prentice Hall is comprised mostly of double rooms. All rooms in Prentice Hall are carpeted and air-conditioned. All beds use twin-extra long sheets. Microfridges 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
- 24-hour visitation is permitted among residents within their own hall.
- Nonresident guests are permitted in the living corridors during the following hours:
- Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m.- Midnight
- Weekend: 10 a.m. Friday - Midnight Monday.
- Non-resident guests must be escorted at all times.
- No alcohol is allowed in Prentice 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 Prentice Hall:
Dunbar and Prentice Halls together are staffed by a Residence Hall Director (RHD), an Assistant Residence Hall Director (ARHD) 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.
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.