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Lake Hall

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  • 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 community.

Hall Mailing Address:

Student Name
Lake Hall - KSU
Quad Desk
375 Janik Drive
Kent, OH 44243

GPS Address:

500 Williams Drive
Kent, OH 44243


Lofts and micro-fridges 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.


Lake Hall is comprised of double rooms. All beds use extra long sheets.

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 Lake Hall at any time.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all campus buildings. Smoking may not occur within 20 feet of building entrances, windows, overhangs, loading docks, vents or other openings to a building, including residence halls.

Dining Close to Lake Hall:


Lake Hall is staffed by a Residence Hall Director (RHD), an Assistant Residence Hall Director (ARHD), and six 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.

  • Two-Person Double: $3,054
  • Standard Single: $3,362

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