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Re s i de nt i a lLi f ea ndHous i ng( RLH)i sade pa r t me ntwi t hi nSt ude ntAf f a i r s c ons i s t i ngoft hr e epr i ma r ya r e a s :Re s i de nt i a lLi f e ,Ope r a t i ons ,a ndHous i ng a ndConf e r e nc eSe r vi c e s .Appr oxi ma t e l y5, 300s t ude nt sl i vei ns i xdi s t i nc t hous i nga r e a st ha tpr ovi deac ompr e he ns i ves t ude nts e r vi c e spr ogr a m. The s e a r e a sa r ema na ge dbyl i ve i nf ul l t i mes t a f fme mbe r s , i nc l udi ngpr of e s s i ona l Ar e a Coor di na t or s ,s e ni orRe s i de ntAs s i s t a nt s ,Gr a dua t e St ude nt sa nd Re s i de ntAs s i s t a nt s( s t ude nts t a f f ) .

TheDe pa r t me ntofRe s i de nt i a lLi f ea ndHous i ngi s c ommi t t e dt o pr ovi di ng a qua l i t yr e s i de nc e ha l l c ur r i c ul um. Asame mbe roft her e s i de nt i a lc ommuni t y, you ha ve t he oppor t uni t yt o be c ome i nvol ve di n nume r ous a c t i vi t i e sa nd or ga ni z a t i ons , me e ta nd be c omef r i e ndswi t hpe opl ef r om di ve r s eba c kgr ounds , a nde nr i c hyoura c a de mi cpur s ui t sa tt heUni ve r s i t y. Youwi l la l s oha vet her e s pons i bi l i t yt obear e s pe c t f ul c ommuni t yme mbe r . Thepr i ma r yc ha l l e ngeofdwe l l i ngi nar e s i de nc eha l li s l e a r ni ngt ol i vewi t hawi deva r i e t yofpe opl e .Tol i ve c oope r a t i ve l y,r e s i de nt smus tha ver e s pe c tf ore a c h ot he ra nd a c ommi t me ntt os pe c i f i cs t a nda r ds of be ha vi or .The s es t a nda r dsa r eba s e donr e s pe c tf ort he r i ght sofot he r s ,s e l f r e s pe c t ,a ndt a ki ngr e s pons i bi l i t y f orone ’ sbe ha vi or .

Eve r yr e s i de ntha st he r i ghtt oa ne nvi r onme nt c onduc i vet oa c a de mi cs uc c e s sa ndpe r s ona lgr owt h, t her i ghtt or e a s ona bl epr i va c ya ndt her i ghtt obe l ong t ot he c ommuni t y.Al ong wi t ht he s er i ght sa r e r e s pons i bi l i t i e st oyour s e l f , r oomma t e s , r e s i de nt soft he bui l di ng, a nd ot he r me mbe r s of t he Uni ve r s i t y c ommuni t y. Thee duc a t i ona l ,c ul t ur a l ,a nds oc i a lpr ogr a msi nt he r e s i de nc e ha l l she l p you de ve l op pe r s ona li ns i ght , e f f e c t i ve c ommuni c a t i on s ki l l s ,a nd t he a bi l i t yt o unde r s t a nda nde mpa t hi z ewi t hot he r s ,i nt e l l e c t ua la nd a c a de mi cs ki l l s ,a ndr e c r e a t i ona li nt e r e s t s .Byl i vi ng c oope r a t i ve l yi nUni ve r s i t yhous i ng,youc a ne xpl or e t he ma ny oppor t uni t i e sa va i l a bl e .Li f ei ns i de a nd out s i de t he c l a s s r oom s houl d be a r e wa r di ng a nd e nr i c hi nge xpe r i e nc e .


Thes i x pr i ma r y of f i c e r sofRHA r e c e i ve c ompe ns a t i ona sl onga st he yc ont i nuet obe i ngooddi s c i pl i na r ys t a ndi nga ndma i nt a i n t her e qui s i t eGPA.RHA i syourvoi c ei nt he r e s i de nc eha l l s .Byge t t i ngi nvol ve di nRHA, youha vet heoppor t uni t yt ome e tava r i e t yof pe opl ea nde xpa ndyourl e a de r s hi ps ki l l s .We e nc our a geyout opa r t i c i pa t ei nr e s i de nc eha l l gove r nme ntpr ogr a ms ore ve nt sa ts ome l e ve l –yourf l oor ,ha l lors ys t e m gove r nme nt . Tol e a r nmor ea bouthow t oge ti nvol ve dor be c omeal e a de r ,c a l lt heRHA Of f i c ea t 713. 743. 6069, a s k your RA, or go t o www. uh. e du/ r ha .


St ude nt sknow how i mpor t a ntf oodi st ot hebodya ndt he y knowagoodme a lwhe nt he yt a s t eone . Uni ve r s i t yofHous t on Di ni ngSe r vi c e sha sde s i gne dame a lpl a nwi t hs t ude nt si n mi nd-t hos ewhoe xpe c tqua l i t ya ndva r i e t ybutr a r e l yha ve e nough t i me t oe a t .Di ni ng Pl a nsof f e rgr e a tva l ue a nd f l e xi bi l i t ya ndpr ovi des t ude nt st i met or e l a xa ndr e j uve na t e f r om s t udyi ngorgoi ngt oc l a s s .UH Di ni ngSe r vi c e sof f e r s e ve r yt hi ngf r om r e s t a ur a nt s t yl edi ni ngt oc onve ni e nc es t or e s t oe nha nc et hedi ni nga ndc ommuni t ye xpe r i e nc e .Pl e a s es e e ourwe bs i t ewww. uh. e du/ di ni ngf ormor ei nf or ma t i on.


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na t i onofa c c e s st ot her e s i de nc eha l l sa ndr e f e r r a lt ot he a ppr opr i a t es t ude nta f f a i r sa ut hor i t y . 4. Nodoor t odoors ol i c i t a t i oni spe r mi t t e d, i nc l udi ngf l ye r s unde rdoor sora t t a c he dt odoor s .TheAs s oc i a t eDi r e c t or f orRe s i de nt i a lLi f ema yma kee xc e pt i ons . 5. Ba nne r sa ndt a bl et e nt st ha ta r et obeus e di nt hec a f e t e r i a a nda tt hee nt r a nc et ot hec a f e t e r i a( notongl a s se nt r y door s )mus tbea ppr ove dbybot ht heAr e aCoor di na t ori n t ha ta r e aa ndt heCa mpusDi ni ngSe r vi c e sma na ge rf ort ha t a r e aa ndmus tbef orr e s i de nc eha l l sa nd/ orc a mpusa c t i vi t i e sonl y .

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de nc eha l ls t a f fpe r s onwi l lde l i ve rt henot i c e( de l i ve r ywi l lbe a t t e mpt e di npe r s on,butf a i l i ngt ha t ,pl a c e me ntupont her e s i de nt ' sbe dwi l ls e r vet oe f f e c tnot i c e ) . Ther e s i de ntwi l lbe gi ve n72hour sf r om t heda t eofde l i ve r yt ova c a t e .Re s i de nt s r e move df r om t heha l l spur s ua ntt oanot i c et ova c a t ewi l lbe c ha r ge da$400c ont r a c tbr e a kf e e .Af t e rt henot i c et ova c a t e ha sbe e ns e r ve d,s houl dt her e s i de nt ' sbe ha vi ordi s r uptc ommuni t ys t a nda r ds ,t her e s i de nt ' sde pa r t ur ema ybea c c e l e r a t e d. 3. I f ,a tt hee ndoft he72hour s ,t her e s i de ntha snotc ompl i e d, heors hewi l lbel oc ke doutoft hes pa c ea ndc ha r ge de xpe ns e s i nc ur r e dbyt heUni ve r s i t y . 4. I ft hef or me rr e s i de nt ' spe r s ona lbe l ongi ngsa r enotc l a i me d dur i ngnor ma l bus i ne s shour swi t hi nt hr e eda ysa f t e rt hel oc kout , t hei t e mswi l lber e move da tt hef or me rr e s i de nt ' se xpe ns e s ot ha tt hes pa c ema yber e a s s i gne d.I ft hes pa c er e qui r e s c l e a ni ng,a ddi t i ona lc ha r ge swi l lbea s s e s s e d. 5. Thef or me rr e s i de nti sgi ve nt heoppor t uni t yt oc l a i m hi sor he rpe r s ona lbe l ongi ngswi t hi na30da ype r i oddur i ngnor ma l bus i ne s shour s .Af t e r30da ys ,t he s ei t e msa r ec ons i de r e d a ba ndone da nddi s pos a l wi l l r e s ul t . Thi spr oc e s sdoe snot l i mi t t heDe pa r t me ntofRe s i de nt i a lLi f ea ndHous i ngf r om i mpl e me nt i nga nI nt e r i mSus pe ns i onwhi c hwi l lr e s ul ti nt hei mme di a t er e mova lofar e s i de ntwhoi sc ons i de r e dt obea ni mmi ne ntt hr e a tt ohi m-orhe r s e l forot he r s ,pe ndi nga ne xpe di t e d he a r i ng.

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Wi t hr e s i d e n ts u p p o r ta n dc o o p e r a t i o n ,t h er e s i d e n c eh a l l ss t a f fs t r i v e st oma i n t a i nas e c u r ee n v i r o n me n t . Co u g a rVi l l a g e ,Mo o d yTo we r s ,t h eQu a d r a n g l eh a v e2 4 h o u rs t a f f e dd e s k swi t ha c c e s sl i mi t e dt or e s i d e n t s a n de s c o r t e dg u e s t s . Ak e y / l o c ks y s t e mh a sb e e ni n s t a l l e di ne v e r yr e s i d e n tr o o mt ou p g r a d es e c u r i t y . Ac a r d a c c e s ss y s t e m( u s i n gt h eCo u g a r1 Ca r d )wa sp u t i n t oo p e r a t i o ni nMo o d yTo we r s , t h eQu a d r a n g l e . I na d d i t i o n , a c c e s se n t r i e sa n de x i t sh a v eb e e nl i mi t e di na l lQu a d r a n g l eb u i l d i n g sf o rb e t t e rmo n i t o r i n g .So mei mp o r t a n t s e c u r i t yr e mi n d e r sf o rr e s i d e n t s : 1 .Al wa y sl o c ky o u rr o o md o o r .Th ema j o r i t yo ft h e f t si nr e s i d e n c eh a l l so c c u rwh e ns t u d e n t sl e a v ef o rf i v e t o1 0mi n u t e sa n dd on o tl o c kt h e i rd o o r s . 2 .Don o ts i g ni np e o p l ey o ud on o tk n o w( To we r s ) . 3 .Ne v e rp r o po p e na no u t s i d ed o o ro rl e tu n k n o wnp e o p l ee n t e rwi t hy o u . Se c u r i t yi sj e o p a r d i z e d . 4 .Se c u r ey o u rb e l o n g i n g sb yk e e p i n gs e r i a l n u mb e r s , t a g g i n go ri d e n t i f y i n gi t e ms , a n dk e e p i n gt h e mi nas a f e p l a c e . Pr o t e c ty o u r s e l fb yk e e p i n gc r e d i tc a r d s , me a lc a r d s , p h o n ec a r d s , a n dc h e c k si nas e c u r ep l a c e . 5 .Asn o t e di ny o u rl i c e n s ea g r e e me n t , Re s i d e n t i a lLi f ea n dHo u s i n gi sn o tr e s p o n s i b l ef o rt h e f t , a c c i d e n t s o rd a ma g et oy o u rp r o p e r t y . I ti sh i g h l yr e c o mme n d e dt h a ty o uc h e c ky o u rp a r e n t s ' o rg u a r d i a n ’ s h o me o wn e r sp o l i c ya n d / o rc a r r yr e n t e r si n s u r a n c e . 9 2 6 .Re p o r ti n d i v i d u a l sy o uf e e ld on o tb e l o n gi ny o u rb u i l d i n ga r e a . I fa ni n d i v i d u a li sn o t v i s i t i n gar e s i d e n to ri sn o tp r o p e r l ye s c o r t e d , c o n t a c ty o u rRAo rt h eDAo nd u t y . 7 .I fy o un o t i c ea n ys e c u r i t yp r o b l e msi ny o u rb u i l d i n g , p l e a s ei n f o r my o u r RAo rt h eDAo nd u t y . I d e a st oi mp r o v es e c u r i t ya r ewe l c o me d . I fa n e me r g e n c ys h o u l da r i s e , s t u d e n ta n dp r o f e s s i o n a ls t a f fa r eo n c a l l 2 4h o u r sad a yi nt h er e s i d e n c eh a l l s . Th e yma yb er e a c h e d a tt h eNo r t ha n dSo u t hTo we rd e s k s , Ob e r h o l t z e rHa l l d e s k , a n dt h eCo u g a rPl a c ed e s k . Fo ry o u r c o n v e n i e n c ea n da d d i t i o n a ls e c u r i t y , t h e UHPo l i c eDe p a r t me n th a sa ne s c o r t s e r v i c e .

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RE S I DE NT I ALL I F E&HOUS I NG P ART NE RS HI P L i f ei nt her es i denc eha l l sa tt heUni v er s i t yof Hous t on i sapa r t ner s hi p.T oget her ,y ou a nd t heOďŹƒc eof Res i dent i a lL i f ewor kt ohel pma i nt a i nas uc c es s f ul c ommuni t y .F ora ddi t i ona li nf or ma t i ononpol i c i es a nd pr oc edur es , l ea der s hi p oppor t uni t i es , pr ogr a mmi ng, orj udi c i a l pr oc edur es , v i s i torc a l l y our r edi dent i a l ha l l sACoďŹƒc e .

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