Resident Assistant Staff

Resident Assistant Staff 

Resident Assistants in the Brock Center during Move-In Day 2017

A Resident Assistant (RA) is someone who lives in a residence hall and acts as a resource for the students on their floor. RAs play a key role in creating an environment for students that is conducive to academic, personal and social growth. RAs develop social, academic and cultural activities for their residents. A RA is a friend, resource, mentor, role model and community leader in their hall. RAs develop strong leadership and interpersonal skills which build them into strong leaders and give them skills they can use for the rest of their lives. He or she is trained to act in any situation from easily handled roommate conflicts to extreme emergency situations. They are also well versed in College and residence hall policies. There are always at least 2 RA's on duty on campus between the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. each night.