Residence Hall Staff and Organizations

Resident Assistants

Resident assistants serve as paraprofessional staff members in the Office of Residential Life. These 109 student leaders develop a sense of community among residents and assist students with their personal, interpersonal and academic development.

Residence Hall Directors

A residence hall director is a full-time, live-in professional who serves as the supervisor and administrator of a residence hall community. Residence hall directors serve as part of a team that works with specific residence hall populations. Responsibilities include the development and training of paraprofessional staff members, coordinating programming to respond to the needs of the student population, crisis management and serving as student conduct officers.

Residence Hall Council

The Residence Hall Council is a body of students composed of elected members from each hall. Its purpose is to develop collective programming experiences and address student concerns in the residence halls.

Area Councils

Area Councils are located in each of the residential living areas. The purpose is to provide leadership opportunities for resident students and social activities within the residence areas.

National Residence Hall Honorary

The National Honorary represent the top 1 percent of the student leaders on campus and are those who have contributed extraordinary amounts of personal time and energy to make the residence halls more than a “dorm.”

Rho Alpha Sigma

Rho Alpha Sigma, part of a national organization, exists to recognize the outstanding efforts of resident assistants and community assistants, and to provide service back to the Quinnipiac community. Membership in this organization at Quinnipiac is limited to the top 10 percent of the paraprofessional staff.