Roompact is STOKED to be offering an ACUHO-I Summer internship for the second year. It represents a unique opportunity for the right graduate student. You can experience what a "higher education adjacent" career path might look like, you can interact with many different campuses (not just one!), and you'll have a lot of freedom to... Continue Reading →
We're hiring! If you or someone you know is an amazing writer with a housing and residence life background, take a look at our new Freelance Content Contributor position. We're hiring for three of these positions. Applications close on January 31, 2022. Interviews will be in February with an expected start date of March. See... Continue Reading →
This quarter's Roompact Contest invites residence life and housing professionals to submit a blog post responding to the prompt, "How has COVID changed ResLife?" The post shared as part of this series represent their views on the topic. If you'd like to submit your own post, learn more about how to enter the contest here.... Continue Reading →
Residence hall move outs can generate so much unnecessary waste. What if the items that normally go to a landfill could be flipped and given to other students in need? In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we chat with two of the individuals responsible for Marshall University's Green Move Out and Campus Thrift Store programs. Learn from their experiences about how you might be able to replicate it on your own campus.
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. Intentional Conversations are a feature of many residence life and education programs. These conversations are one-on-one meetings between student staff and residents that are guided by a... Continue Reading →
From my perspective at Roompact, I get to work with many different institutions all across the country. One of the unique perspectives this affords me is the ability to more frequently pick up on trends occurring than others may. In particular, I've been hearing that residence life staff have been encountering residents with unique needs... Continue Reading →
I’ve been putting off writing this article for a few days now. With econ tests, essays, presentations, and serving in an on-call duty rotation, one could say the pressure is high. Add in the remains of a global pandemic and what do you get? My second year of grad school. I think we are all... Continue Reading →
When is the last time you gave your RA or student staff evaluation process a through review? Given the myriad of responsibilities of residence life professionals, staff evaluations can be easy to overlook until the time comes for a formal review. Good residence life departmental practice, however, should involve a continuous annual review of position... Continue Reading →