Residence provides you with an opportunity to meet people from all corners of the world, develop new friendships, and learn valuable life skills. When people are part of a community, individual rights must be acknowledged and respected. Harassment or discrimination of any resident by reason of ancestry, race, creed, color, national origin, political or religious affiliation or belief, sex, sexual orientation, physical ability, or age will not be tolerated.
In order to enhance your residence life experience, we have a variety of services available to you.
Residence Assistants (RAs)
Each student staff member has a Hall or Floor and is responsible for establishing relationships with residents in that area and working with the RA Team to support their Residence Community as a whole. RAs are generally the first link in the chain of support and response. Contact an RA for anything from personal to academic concerns and with Residence issues from roomate conflict to maintenance questions. If an RA cannot help you, they will direct you to the somoeone who can.
Senior Resident Assistant (SRA)
SRAs are student staff who have previously held the RA role and now offer leadership to fellow student staff. They are members of the RA Team who act as a point of contact between and support for the Coordinator and teh RAs. SRAs can sometimes be found helping RAs, meeting with students, overseeing events and responding to student questions.
Coordinator, Student Life (Coordinator)
Coordinators of Student Life are professional full-time staff. As members of the Management team, they are responsible for supporting students and supervisiing student staff. Each area of Residence has its own Coordinator, who lives in the Residence community to facilitate a high level of support while guiding the RA Team, overseeing programming, meeting with students and following-up with student issues, conduct concerns, etc.
Faculty in Residence (FIR)
A Faculty-in-Residence (FIR)is a faculty member who lives in Residence in order to provide residents with an academic advantage. The program includes the following components:
- Assistance with academic issues such as admission to professional programs
- Help with locating learning resources on campus
- Tutoring in major Undergraduate classes
For more information on the availability of the FIR program in your area, please see your RA.