Allen Hall/Unit One
student testimonial 2010
“I like Unit One because it takes out time to make interesting programs. Its the best. I wouldn't live anywhere else.”
“The people are great. There is a friendly community atmosphere, with a diverse and socially accepting environment.”
"Allen Hall shaped me to be the person I am today by exposing me to people who were very different than me."
"Allen is such a rich environment. By living at Allen, I learned so much about others and myself. The friends that I made and the community at Allen are definitely worth living in this happening place!"
"Being an out-of-state student from New Jersey, I knew no one when coming to the U of I. At Allen, I met so many wonderful people many of which I'm still in contact with now 4 years later. Allen was my home away from home and I wouldn't have changed a thing."
"Living in Allen was a great experience because of how outgoing the residents are here and because of the overall welcoming atmosphere."
"Allen Hall is more than a dorm. It's a family, a community, a dance party, a place to talk about diverse ideas, a circus! All are welcome! Allen Hall made me friends for life, and made my college experience about more than exams!"
"I loved all the programs and especially the music lessons - the teachers were great!""Allen hall is a great place to live, filled with energetic and passionate people. You can be whoever you want to be at Allen."
"Living at Allen Hall has meant a chance to become familiar with people from many different backgrounds."
"Allen Hall was a place where you can make great friends on your first day, and great memories each day after that. One of my best memories was Karaoke night in the dining hall and all of the guest speakers."
"Living in Allen Hall was one of the best decisions I made coming into this university. As a freshman, it helped me to shape my identity and find myself in a very accepting environment. Miss living there!"
"With such an open and inviting atmosphere, it is easy to make friends and meet people with similar interests."
"I have met the coolest and nicest people at Allen Hall. I will never forget my experience in my two years at Allen."
"I learned more about myself and others from living in Allen than I have learned from any of my classes. I have had some of the best times here and it will always hold a special place in my heart. Love it and miss it."
"Allen Hall was the best introduction to Illinois I could have asked for. I loved being able to take classes in the same building where I lived."
"Allen Hall was more than a space to live, it was a place to meet new people, new friends for life, a place to play, to learn."
"Allen Hall is unique. You meet a wide variety of people and there is something of interest for everyone."
"Allen hall was an awesome way to come in as a freshman. A very inviting community!!"
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