The following are all student positions within Residence Life. For more information, please visit the Residence Life Office in Surbeck Center or contact your Hall Director.

Residential Peer Mentors

The Residential Peer Mentor (RPM) serves as an important academic resource to their assigned residential community by providing tutoring, mentoring, and academic activities. The RPM jointly reports to the Tech Learning Center (TLC) and to the Residence Life Office. The RPM resides in a single residence hall room in Connolly, Palmerton, or Peterson Halls. Application information for the 2016-2017 academic year is available on the RA-RPM Selection website.

Resident Assistants

RAs are vital members of the Residence Life staff.  Each living community has an RA to ensure we create positive, healthy communities where students can live, learn, and thrive. Selection information for 2016-2017 academic year is available on the RA-RPM Selection website.

Summer Crew

Summer Crew is made-up of a Summer Crew Supervisor, 3-5 Summer Crew staff members and 2 Surbeck Center Desk staff members.  The Summer Crew Supervisor directly supervise the Summer Crew staff and desk staff, works with Residence Life and Summer Conferencing staff, and provides important management and supervision functions.  Summer Crew staff members provide maintenance and painting to the residence halls, support to Summer Conferencing, and staffs evenings/weekends at the Surbeck Desk.  Surbeck Center Desk staff members work part-time evenings and weekends.  Staff provide customer service to summer guests and manage the Surbeck Center.  Selection information for Summer Crew 2016 is available on the Summer Crew website

Winter Break
Closing Information  

Learn everything you need to know about winter break closing!  Complete details, including closing date/opening date, to-do's before you leave, and what to do if you are not returning can be found on our:

Winter Break Website



  • Thurs. Dec. 17, 12 Noon:
    All Halls Close for Winter Break
  • Sat. Jan. 9, 12 Noon:
    All Halls open for Spring Semester  
  • Sat. March 5, 12 Noon:
    All Halls close for Spring Break
  • Sun. March 13, 8am:
    All Halls open after Spring Break
  •  Sat. May 7, 12 Noon:
    All Halls Close