PEOPLE AND POSITIONS

The staff of the Office of Residential Life is our most valuable resource and a critical institutional asset. Highly trained, student focused staff at all levels attend to the educational, social and developmental needs of students as we work tirelessly to fulfill IWU's residential mission. Here we document the people and positions that contribute to our success.

RAs/FYRAs RCAs RDs Central Staff MEs/SEs RSOs DAs

 

Resident Assistants (RAs)

Resident Assistants are student-staff members living in upperclass residence halls. These students live on each floor and are available to assist residents with problems and concerns. Resident Assistants work to create and maintain a sense of community on the floor and in the hall through initiating and encouraging campus and hall programs, counseling residents, confronting inappropriate behavior and interpreting the University policies to the residents.

First Year Resident Advisors (FYRAs)

First-Year Resident Advisors are student-staff members living in first-year residence halls. These students live on each floor and are available to assist residents with problems and concerns. First-Year Resident Advisors are a primary source of continuing orientation of first-year students to the University community. First-Year Resident Advisors are specially trained to understand and address common transition issues common to first-year students. They work to create and maintain a sense of community on the floor and in the hall through initiating and encouraging campus and hall programs, answering questions and directing students to different campus services, counseling residents, confronting inappropriate behavior and interpreting the University policies to the residents.

Staff Alternates (SAs)

Staff Alternates are student staff members hired to serve as helpers and resources for students. Ongoing training, professional development and campus-wide programming are essential elements of the position. The SA stands ready to step into an RA or FYRA position as called upon.

 

Blackstock Hall Staff

Dodds Hall Staff

Dolan Hall Staff

Ferguson Hall Staff



Munsell Hall Staff

Gulick Hall Staff

Harriett Hall Staff

Kemp Hall Staff

Magill Hall Staff

Pfeiffer Hall Staff

Apartment Staff - Gates at Wesleyan & East St Apts



 

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