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 →
In this episode of ResEdChat, we spend some time with Dr. Hilary Lichterman, previously from the University of South Carolina, and soon to be the Director of Housing and Residence Life at Seattle University. In this episode, we discuss our mutual love of cheese, our experience at ACUHO-I's National Housing Training Institute (NHTI), and do a deeper dive into how the COVID pandemic impacted residential curriculum in the moment as well as what it means for the future.
Many colleges and universities across higher education use Roompact to facilitate their roommate and suitemate agreement process. Roompact Agreements includes customizable templates, the automatic distribution of agreements to specific resident groups, and agreement records that can be accessed and revised by both staff and students alike. Many institutions will customize their agreement templates in Roompact's... Continue Reading →
Much like everyone in the field, we're exploring new ways to do our work and new methods for reaching those we work for. At Roompact, we're experimenting with video and specifically how we can use a VLOG format (Video-Blog) to help engage and educate our audience. It seemed only fitting that for our first foray... Continue Reading →
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 →
The COVID-19 pandemic represents a unique challenge for maintaining residential education and campus community in a time of social distancing and abrupt transitions to online and hybridized learning format. The role of residential education, however, is more critical than ever. Aiding students in identifying support networks, making connections with others, and the sharing of timely and... Continue Reading →
We appreciate you! As your campuses have been thrown into chaos responding to COVID-19, we know that your lives have also been thrown into chaos. The work you do is important, but YOU are also important. Your Roompact Advisory team and all of us at Roompact want to let you know we are here for... Continue Reading →