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Allen Hall Information

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A 2-person room in Allen.
Allen-2 person room

Allen Hall houses approximately 100 first-year and upper-class men and is home to the Leadership Living-Learning Center. Allen Hall shares these LLCs with its female counterpart, Dawson Hall. The Allen/Dawson community has a full-time, professional Hall Director who lives in Allen and has an office in Dawson. In addition, the community has a Faculty in Residence who lives in Dawson and a Resident Chaplain who lives in Allen.


  • Free Cable TV
  • Carpeted hallways and tile in rooms
  • Central air and heat
  • High-speed ethernet data port for each occupant
  • Mini-blinds on all windows
  • Movable furniture
  • One active phone line per room
  • Standard size twin beds, adjustable in height
  • Free WiFi


  • Bathroom types are suite, private, and/or small community (cove) bathrooms. The bathrooms have showers, sinks, medicine cabinets and toilets. Housekeeping cleans the cove bathrooms only.


  • There is one closet per resident in each room. They are designed with sliding doors, storage shelves, and hanging rods.


  • Each resident is provided with one high-speed Ethernet data port to connect personal computers to the residential network. For more information on residential technology offerings, please visit

Dining Options


  • There is elevator access to each floor.


  • All floors are covered with neutral vinyl tile.
  • You may bring your own carpet, or you may order carpet during the summer at Collegiate Bed Loft Company. Information about this option will be sent to your home. Your purchased carpet will be in your room when you arrive in August; however, you will have to unroll, cut and place the carpet yourself. Carpet tape cannot be used.
  • You may check out brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners from the hall office.


  • Each room is furnished with a matching standard twin bed, desk, and chair for each resident. All furniture is movable, but must remain in the room and not be dismantled, stacked, or raised off the floor. Dressers, desks, and bookshelves have identical height and depth of tops for side-by-side furniture arrangement for additional work space.
  • The bed is adjustable to allow for various height settings, ranging from residential to junior loft. There is ample space for storage under the bed.
  • Movable bookshelves for each resident are 18" deep, 24" wide and 30" high.
  • The desks are 24 " deep, 42" wide, and 30 high. They have one drawer, shelves at the side, and pullouts for increased work space.
  • Roommates share a dresser, allowing four drawers for each resident. Dressers are 24" deep, 28 "wide, and 30" high.

Kitchen Facilities

  • Full kitchen facilities are located on each floor with a range and oven and a full size refrigerator.
  • Microwaves are located on the first floor of each residence hall by the front desk. Only approved Microfridges are allowed in student rooms.
  • Each room is allowed one small refrigerator, which must be 1.5 amps or less, no more than 36 inches tall, and grounded. You may bring your own, or rent one.
  • Campus Living & Learning has partnered with Collegiate Concepts, Inc. to provide on-campus residents the option to rent or purchase a MicrofridgeTM. Microfridges are all-in-one units that have a refrigerator, freezer and microwave.
  • For pricing, or to rent or purchase, please visit Collegiate Concepts' website at and select Baylor University under Select Your University.

Laundry Facilities

  • Each floor has washers and dryers.
  • Find out more about the laundry machines here.

Study Rooms

  • Study rooms are located on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors.


  • One telephone line per room is provided.
  • Telephone instruments are not provided.
  • To call long distance students should purchase a calling card.
  • Your telephone number will be included with your room assignment information.


  • Residents may bring their own televisions. Cable TV is provided (one cable outlet per room).
  • Televisions may not be hung from the wall.


  • All walls are painted cream. Resident may not paint the walls.
  • There are crevices from which "S" hooks may be inserted to hang items. Posters and pictures may be attached to the walls with white sticky-tack. Colored sticky-tack, nails, screws, and foam tapes are not allowed. Use of these items will result in fines at the end of the school year.


  • Curtains are best hung on tension rods inside the windows.
  • Mini-blinds are on all windows and must remain in place.