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

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. RPMs are located in Palmerton, Connolly, Peterson, and Placer halls. More information is available on the RA-RPM Selection website.

Resident Advisors

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. More information is available on the RA-RPM Selection website.

Summer Crew

Summer Crew is made-up of a Summer Crew Supervisor, a Summer Crew staff member and 2 Surbeck Center Desk staff members.  The Summer Crew Supervisor directly supervises 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 provides maintenance and painting to the residence halls and support to Summer Conferencing.  Surbeck Center Desk staff members work part-time evenings and weekends.  Staff provide customer service to summer guests and manage the Surbeck Center.  More information is available on the Summer Crew website


Residence Life is now hiring Summer Crew and Surbeck Desk Staff! Learn more and apply online below.

Summer Crew Information


  • Sat. May 5, 12noon
    All residential buildings close


  • Thurs. Aug. 16, 8am-6pm
    New Student Move-In
  • Aug. 17-19, 8am-6pm
    Returning Student Move-In
  • Thurs. Dec. 13, 12noon
    All Housing Closes - Winter Break
  • Sat. Jan. 5, 12noon
    All Housing Opens - Spring Semester
  • Sat. March 2, 12noon
    Residence Halls Close - Spring Break (Rocker I/II remain open)
  • Sun. March 10, 8am
    Residence Halls Re-Open - Spring Break
  • Sat. May 4, 2pm
    All Housing Closes