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Student Leadership

Residents participating in RA training

Contribute to your community

Over 200 students every year fill leadership roles in their residence halls as part of the Residential Community Student Association, Hall Councils and other residential leadership organizations—contributing to their community, developing career skills and meeting new people.

Residents during Resident Adviser training

Resident Advisers

Resident Advisers are student staff responsible for building safe, welcoming and inclusive residential communities, by developing meaningful relationships with residents and cultivating relationships between residents.

REP event distributing test supplies

REP

Resident Education Programmers (REPs) are responsible for planning educational programs around academic success, wellness and diversity in every residential community.

RCSA

RCSA

Residential Student Community Association (RCSA), provides an opportunity for you to join a group of leaders in your residential community and help make a difference where you live by engaging students.

Residents enjoying RPB pumpkins

RPB

Residential Programming Board (RPB), provides diverse, inclusive, and social campus-wide events to promote connections between HFS residents. By planning twenty-six programs for residential students each quarter, they gain career transferable skills.

Other ways to get involved

Talk to your Resident Adviser to find out more.

STUDENTS EXPRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL DEDICATION

SEED is an environmentally-focused student organization dedicated to promoting sustainability in the UW’s residential communities. SEED students develop career transferable skills in project management, communication, activism and education.

UW DINING ADVISORY BOARD

Contribute to the performance of UW Dining by offering constructive praise and criticism, meet with UW Dining leadership 1–3 times a quarter and learn about factors that go into large-scale operation decision making. Everyone is welcome to apply to be on the board.

BUDGET ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Develop skills in information synthesis, communication and organizational structures while providing informed budgetary feedback to HFS senior leadership.

PEER REVIEW BOARD

Members of the board develop critical thinking and decision making skills while providing residents with a fair and just conduct system. Their efforts support healthy and safe communities by holding peers accountable for their actions.