The academic student staff is comprised of many different focuses. Our first year communities in Urness and Oren Gateway have Resident Advisors (RAs) on every floor providing support for the development of students through their first-year experience. The upperclass communities in Mortensen, Anderson, Luther, and Oren Gateway have Community Advisors (CAs) who promote campus and community involvement through programs.
The Department of Residence Life offers four lead experiences for undergraduate peer leaders. Residential Executive Coordinators (RECs) are lead staff members who advise the community and assist the Residence Hall Directors with the CAs and RAs outreach and involvement for residents. Residential Facilities Coordinators (RFCs) work with closely with the Residence Hall Directors and the Department of Facilities Management to provide ongoing facilities information, operational support, and work requests. The Residential Communication Coordinator works with the department to provide communication and marketing to the many audiences connected to the Department of Residence Life. The Housing Specialist Assistant who works closely as a lead position coordinating housing and operational information in support of the Housing Specialist.