Allen Hall Groups

Student Group Guidelines

Allen Hall has more than 20 student groups and activity series to meet like-minded people to create and engage with. Meeting information is shared in the weekly newsletter Allenotes.

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A weekly student-led group in Allen that sings and prepares a cappella songs!

The Allen Hall Board of Activities is Allen Hall’s funding board! We allocate funds for programming, organize events for the end-of-the-year showcases, and run other creative projects throughout the year!

Allen Artists
Come hang out for some relaxing sketch sessions, tutorials, or even guest appearances from some of the faculty of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged!

Allen Coders
Ever wanted to dabble in code and learn the language of computers? This club aims to teach you the basics of programming and lead you to eventually develop your own minecraft plugin!

Allen Dente
Food oriented activities; make, bake, and critique!

Allen Hall Jams (AHJ)
AHJ brings together and encourages all residents who love music to connect and perform together in a collective community environment. All musicians regardless of experience are strongly encouraged to attend.

Allen Playhouse
Allen Playhouse is an improv, theatre-based group in Allen that meets every other week for musical watch parties, acting out skits and scenes, and more!

Allenite Gamers
Do you love to game? Whether it's video games, board games, or card games? Then Allenite Gamers (AG) is the perfect club for you! AG is an excellent opportunity for gamers of all kinds to participate and compete right alongside each other to strengthen community and build long lasting relationships with fellow residents in tune with your interests! All game-lovers, regardless of experience, are strongly encouraged to attend!

Allenites Fitness
A group of students with a shared interest in fitness to help with physical and mental health.

Asians of Allen
Allen’s Asian and Asian American identity organization. This is a community where those who identify as Asian - whether it be South, East, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, or Asian American - can meet other Asians from Allen and have fun events together!

Ceramics Club
Learn more about ceramics and create art alongside other Allenites! Participants can also get on the key list to use the ceramics studio anytime!

Chit-Challen Language & Culture Club
Interested in a new language? Wanting to perfect your speaking skills with other students? Come and join Chit-Challen: Allen Hall’s newest language club! Come learn ways to acclimate yourself to a new culture from learning conversation skills, listening to music, and maybe even some food! We meet weekly on Fridays 4:15-5:15pm in the South Rec Room!

Allen Hall’s monthly open mic night, filled with live music and warm drinks. Showcase your talents! Whether it's singing, dancing, stand-up, or your unique talent, Coffeehouse is the place for you. Any and all talents are welcome. Stop by to perform or just enjoy Allen Hall’s talented residents!

Crochet Club
Join crochet expert Belle and Pizzicato the dog for the weekly crochet club! Crocheters: bring your own projects or follow alongside Belle! Complete beginners are welcome and basic starter materials are provided!

Eusa Nia
Eusa Nia is one of seven Black Student Unions in University Housing. ‘Eusa Nia’ is Swahili for ‘Black Purpose’. That purpose is to instill pride and understanding of the African-American community in Allen Hall through programs, discussions, and social events. All residents of Allen Hall are welcome!

INK is a safe inclusive space to come, write, and chill. Doesn’t matter if you’re writing poetry, stories, essays, etc. Whether it be for fun or classes; this space is for you to write or simply hang out with other writers!

Mad Scientist
Do you love hands-on and science experiments? Mad scientist offers opportunities to participate in engaging, hands-on, silly (and sometimes messy) science!

Painting with Bob Ross
What better way to express creativity than to follow the guidance of Bob Ross; an artist whose videos online are entertaining and helpful! Come prepared to tap into your inner painter!

PizzaFM is Allen Hall's freeform noncommercial college internet radio station. The station is a resource for students eager to explore music beyond Billboard Charts, whether they want to help run the station or just listen!

Q is Allen Hall’s discussion and support group and safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally students. We engage in weekly thoughtful conversations and provide educational programming for Allen Hall. Everyone is welcome!

A space where students who identify as Latine can come and meet other people from Allen Hall who share that identity.

Super Smash Bros Club
Come play Nintendo’s Super Smash Brothers with other Allenite gamers!

vALLENteers focuses on building community by participating in various activities that give back to the community.

Yoga and Meditation
A weekly session where Allenites can de-stress and empower themselves through guided meditation, yoga, and connection building.