3 Res Life Quick Tips for Assessing a Program

Roompact's "Res Life Quick Tips" series highlights ideas and suggestions you can utilize in your residence life and education practice. Take a look through our past quick tips. Programs are often an essential part of a residence life program's educational and engagement efforts. But how do we know they are effective? Being able to construct... Continue Reading →

Curricular Approach Q&A: Can a Curricular Approach Work on a Campus with a Large Commuter Population?

Yes. A curricular approach to student affairs work utilizes the processes and methods of teachers in the classroom and adapts it to the out-of-class setting. Setting learning objectives and planning strategies and engagements with students works regardless of whether they live on campus or not. You may need to think about your curriculum differently, however.... Continue Reading →

Curricular Approach Q&A: Where Can I Find Examples of Facilitation Guides?

Facilitation guides function as the “lesson plans” for delivering educational strategies in a residential curriculum or curricular approach. Facilitation guides are detailed plans that provide all of the information necessary so that anyone with the appropriate level of training and skills could execute the planned strategy. A department or division that has a fully realized a curriculum... Continue Reading →

3 Res Life Quick Tips for Roommate Agreements

Roompact's "Res Life Quick Tips" series highlights ideas and suggestions you can utilize in your residence life and education practice. Take a look through our past quick tips. Roommate agreements are a common feature of many residence life departments. Agreements are typically a shared document that includes a number of questions and prompts roommates must... Continue Reading →

Residential Curriculum Q&A: Where do RHA’s and Hall Councils Fit into a Curricular Approach?

Residence Hall Associations (RHAs) and Hall Councils are student organizations commonly found in residence halls across the United States. Typical functions for these organizations include student-lead programming, community building efforts, and representation and advocacy around issues of concern to students. When developing a curricular approach, a number of institutions have questioned what role these types of... Continue Reading →

The Roompact Recap for Summer 2020

Preparing for the Fall... This quarterly recap is focused on getting you ready to open your campuses for a very different Fall than usual. As you prepare, please remember that the Roompact staff is here to help you every step of the way. We appreciate the work you do and the meaning and impact it... Continue Reading →

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