The Roompact Recap for Summer 2023

Get Ready for Staff Training and Move In! Hello Friends! It’s hard to believe it's time to start preparing for move in! To help get you ready, we've compiled a number of updates for you in this quarter's Roompact Recap. We've also created a checklist for you of common tasks to accomplish to ensure you're ready to... Continue Reading →

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2023 Roompact Door Dec Contest!

IT'S BACK! Roompact is holding its sixth annual door dec contest! This contest is open to student staff (RAs, CAs, etc.) at schools who currently use Roompact's software on their campus. Create a door dec with the name “Roompact” on it and email it to us at from your institutional email address (*.edu) with... Continue Reading →

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5 Tips for Crafting an Outstanding NRHH OTM Nomination

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) chapters across college campuses recognize and celebrate outstanding individuals who make significant contributions to the residential community through the Of the Month (OTM) awards. These awards are a wonderful way to honor exceptional student leaders, dedicated staff members, and impactful programs. Crafting a compelling NRHH OTM nomination requires thoughtful consideration... Continue Reading →

ResEdChat Ep 46: Designing Effective Behind Closed Doors (BCDs)

In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we chat with Dr. Rose Waples, who did research on RAs and crisis and emergency response, specifically looking at the experiential training experience known as Behind Closed Doors (BCDs). Many campuses have a BCDs session in their training schedule, but there are certain concepts to keep in mind when designing it to make it the most effective learning experience possible. Dr. Rose Waples is here to give us research-backed tips!

Embracing the B-Corp Spirit: How Residence Life Departments Can Foster Social and Environmental Impact

As higher education institutions increasingly prioritize social responsibility and sustainable practices, the concept of B-Corps (Benefit Corporations) has gained significant attention. B-Corps are businesses that balance purpose and profit by considering the impact of their actions on employees, communities, and the environment. In this blog post, we will explore how residence life departments on campus... Continue Reading →

ResEdChat Ep 43: Understanding NACURH on the Campus, Regional, and National Levels

Caring, dedication, and participation; are the three links that are used to describe how NACURH members work to lead, serve, and create a community on many of our campuses. Join NACURH Advisor, Jamie Lloyd, and NACURH Regional Advisor, Tommy Newsome, II, as they each talk about their journey from being student leaders to now serving as professional staff advisors in the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH). They offer sage advice on being a good advisor, recruiting student leaders to your Community Councils and RHA Boards, and exactly what NACURH is about!

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