The services, skills, and time of a professional staff member are available in each Residence Hall. Visit your hall's page to find contact information for professional staff in your building.


Professional Staff

Each residence hall has a professional staff member who lives on campus and is responsible for the management of the housing complex, its various facilities and operations, and for the development of the residential population. These full-time staff members supervise other residential life staff, support the student government, encourage recreational, social, educational and cultural programming and are available for individual counseling and referrals to other university services.


Academic Learning Assistants

Each residence hall has an Academic Learning Assistant, a student staff member whose job is to help support the academic needs of residents. This may include providing advice, helping students engage with faculty, and helping students access tutoring and support services available on campus.


Diversity Learning Assistant

These student staff members help educate students about issues of social justice and serve as liaisons to the cultural centers available on campus.


Resident Assistants

Each residence hall floor (about 30-55 students) has a Resident Assistant (RA) who is selected and trained to assist with student concerns, personal, social, and academic needs, and general university and community issues. In addition, these staff members are trained to handle emergency situations, enforce university and residence hall policies and regulations, and carry out general administrative tasks.


Maintenance & Custodians

University Housing & Dining Services has its own maintenance staff and custodians. Staff performs daily common area cleaning, trash removal/recycling, and minor repairs through resident-initiated work order requests. Residents may request repairs or service at any time through the housing portal.