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Residence Hall Staff & Volunteers

Housing and Residence Life Staff is composed of full-time professionals, full and part-time employees, and student workers who will assist you in your academic, social, and personal growth. The goal of our staff is to provide an atmosphere in University housing that is conducive to your development.

Hall Directors, Fraternity & Sorority Hall Directors, Assistant Hall Directors, Resident Assistants, Lead Desk Assistants, Desk Assistants, Cultural Connectors may be contacted with questions, suggestions, or problems concerning any residential facility. For additional assistance or information, contact Housing & Residence Life located on the Ground Floor of Pamela and Edward Clark Hall, 817-257-7865.

For Fraternity and Sorority facilities, contact Fraternity and Sorority Life in the King Family Commons 817-257-7281.

Hall Director (HD) is a full-time professional staff member of the University who lives in University housing. The Hall Director supervises the University housing staff, assists in programming activities, coordinates maintenance efforts, and administers the total operation of the facility. In addition, HDs are available to provide guidance and referral on a variety of subjects and are an excellent resource.

Assistant Hall Directors (AHD) are undergraduate students who have been a Resident Assistant and are selected for their additional experience and leadership. Through their experience and leadership, the AHDs uphold the rules and regulations of TCU while performing additional tasks. The AHDs hire and train the Desk Assistants in the Hall Office. They assist the Hall Director with staff training and programming, and complete other administrative tasks.

Resident Assistants (RA) are undergraduate students who have been selected on the basis of their ability to communicate, willingness to accept responsibility, enthusiasm to help others, and familiarity with the University. In University housing, the RAs work to establish and maintain a living environment conducive to a successful educational experience as well as being a resource to students. Reporting to their Hall Director, they are responsible for building relationships, upholding the rules and regulations of TCU, disseminating necessary information, attending to the personal safety of the residents, and helping maintain and protect University property. RAs at- tend training programs and workshops throughout the year in order to facilitate their own growth and development and to offer better service to residents.

Lead Desk Assistants (LDA) are undergraduate student employees of the University who work in hall offices, under the direction of the Hall Directors, to ensure smooth building operations and provide customer service during their shifts.

Desk Assistants (DA) are part-time student employees who work in hall offices to monitor building operations during their shifts. DAs report to the LDA. To find out more about the role or becoming a DA, contact the LDA of your building.

Fraternity & Sorority Life Hall Directors (HD) are graduate staff members of the University who live on campus. They work directly with the officers of the fraternity and sorority chapters. The FSL HDs should be the first contact if you have questions, suggestions, or problems concerning fraternity and sorority facilities. For additional information, please contact Fraternity and Sorority Life in the King Family Commons, 817-257-7281.

Resident Assistant (RA) for Fraternity and Sorority Housing is an undergraduate member of a fraternity or sorority who has been selected to serve his or her chapter. Selection is based upon an applicant’s ability to communicate, willingness to accept responsibility, enthusiasm to help others, and familiarity with the University. The FSL RA has responsibilities to the chapter, chapter residents, and the University.

Hall Crew Association exists to encourage a healthy living environment and promote the development of the residential community by providing campus-wide programming as well as support for in-hall programming efforts from each Hall Crew. HCA also offers residents a forum to voice ideas, opinions, and concerns. It includes all on-campus residential communities and offers excellent campus-wide leadership opportunities. Its membership includes the Director Board and Hall Crew members from each on-campus community.

Hall Crews (HC) are another way residents can develop leadership skills while making a difference on campus. Hall Crews are student-run organizations in each residence hall that encourage residents to be involved in planning hall programs and determining how a portion of the hall programming budget is spent. These funds are used for programs within the hall or for the purchase of equipment that may be useful to the residents. Talk to your AHD, RA or HD for more information about becoming involved in Hall Crew.

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) is an integral component of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls, Incorporated (NACURH). The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) strives to recognize the top 1% of student leaders living in college and university housing at NACURH member schools. NRHH encourages the development and continued commitment to leadership within the areas of recognition and service on the local, regional, and national levels. For more information, please visit the website at TCU NRHH.