Campus Life

Campus Life

Residence halls at Allen University were designed to enhance student intellectual and personal growth. The Office of Residence Life includes manages the following residence halls: Preston Warren Williams II Residence Hall, Wilma D. Webb Williams Residence Hall, Coppin Hall, and the Richard Allen Apartments.

On-Campus Housing


  Richard Allen ApartmentsThis nine-unit apartment complex is located on Taylor Street. Constructed in 1954 and renovated in 1989, his apartment complex can accommodate 34 students.
  Wilma D. Webb Williams Residence HallThis four-story, state- of-the-art facility opened in 2009. This facility can accommodate 252 young ladies and is located at the corner of Hampton and Harden Streets.
  Preston Warren Williams II Residence HallThis four-story, state-of-the-art building opened in 2009. It can accommodate 220 young men and is located at the corner of Hampton and Pine Streets.
 Levi J. Coppin Hall Erected in 1906, Coppin Hall is located at the corner of Harden and Hampton Streets. This four-story residence hall can accomodate 86 female students.


On-campus parking is available by permit. Student permits cost $15/year and may be purchased in the business office.

A permit allows the bearer to park in any University parking, unless specified otherwise. The University reserves the right to tow, at the owner’s expense, vehicles without a permit and illegally parked vehicles.

The following locations are designated as student parking areas:

  • Campus Mall
  • Bishop Preston W. William II
  • Wilma D. Webb Williams
  • Reid Hall
  • Richard Allen Apartments (except spaces assigned to Dr. Randolph’s Office)

Individuals parking in unauthorized areas or on  neighborhood streets may be subject to fines and/or towing by the Columbia Police Department at the owner’s expense.