The Office of Residence Life provides many opportunities for students to learn from their living environment through an exciting variety of programs and activities, interactions with fellow students, and individual contact with staff members.
The Director of Residence Life & Housing is responsible for the quality of life in the residence halls. The director supervises residence life and oversees the programming and facilities in the residence halls. The entire Residence Life Staff is available to help students work out roommate problems, plan and coordinate social and educational programs, and ensure a comfortable and pleasant living and learning environment.
The Area Coordinator's (AC's) live on campus and are responsible for management of the facilities and overall administration of the buildings including the supervison of the Resident Academic Advisor and Resident Advisor staff's. They are also available to assist students in various ways.
The Resident Academic Advisor (RAA), an undergraduate student who works only in the McNair First-Year Center, has all of the responsibilities of the Resident Advisor, in addition to providing academic support to freshman residents and sponsoring academic related programming.
Resident Advisors (RA), undergraduate students selected for their interpersonal and leadership skills, are employed by the Residence Life Office to provide programs and activities for students and to be peer counselors to students living in upperclass housing. Resident Advisors live on the hall to which they are assigned.
The structure of Residence Life includes the Director of Residence Life & Housing, the Area Coordinator for the McNair First-Year Living Learning Center, the Area Coordinator for Upper Class Housing, along with the Resident Advisors and Resident Academic Advisors.
Student Union, Lower Level B101
(803) 786-3602 FAX (803) 786-3125
Director of Residence Life & Housing
Area Coordinator for McNair First-Year Center
Janelle K. Kolk
Area Coordinator for Upperclass Housing
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