Welcome to Residence: Your 2017/2018 Academic Year
We Are Here for You!
Residence Office Clerks
The Residence Hall Programs Office/Ancillary Services has (2) two front counter staff, available Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Our staff is here to assist students with any questions or concerns they may have including: assisting with keys, producing work orders, taking payments for housing or services, distributing mail and answering questions regarding meal plan balances.
The Residence Assistants are senior students who are hired by the Residence Hall Programs Director. Their responsibilities are to provide security and discipline, assist and advise residence students and encourage residence activities, events and programs. Each evening there is a Residence Assistant who is on duty. This person may be contacted between 4:30pm and 8:30am, Monday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Academic Residence Assistants
The Academic Residence Assistants are senior students who are able to serve as a resource to new students concerning matters of an academic nature and matters related to adjusting to a new living environment. ARAs are available for two hours, four evenings during the weekday, establishing availability for residents on a drop-in basis.
Residence Student Mentors
Our mentors are part of the Residence Academic Mentorship Program. They are senior students who know what it takes to be successful. All of our Residence Mentors are scholarship or academic award recipients. A mentor typically emails or texts helpful information about academic resource material, starting an essay, and where to receive help in areas of weakness. This program is free to all first-year residents.
The Physical Plant provides a safe, comfortable and supportive environment for our students by ensuring reliability. Our list of qualified tradesmen includes: carpenters, electricians, power engineers, painters and plumbers. For maintenance requests, students must contact the Residence Office.
Each of our (3) three halls has its own Building Service Worker. Our BSW’s work effectively and efficiently in maintaining the community bathrooms and lounges. Residents are expected to maintain their own rooms and floors. Each of our Residence Assistants have access to a vacuum, which can be checked out for this purpose.