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USC Upstate Resident Advisors

Becoming an RA | RA Team Member Directory | Information for Current RAs

The HRL staff includes 24 outstanding USC Upstate student leaders.They are called Resident Advisors (RAs). You will get to know these leaders, as they will be planning a variety of program opportunities, enforcing rules and policies, as well as maintaining safety through evening duty. They are good resource tools for you and your link to HRL. RA superman 2

RAs are undergraduate student leaders that are instrumental in the day-to-day operations of HRL.Their primary tasks are to help students adjust to on-campus living and to become acclimated to USC Upstate. Other RA tasks include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  • Protect the primary rights of students
  • Create a caring community conducive to student growth and development
  • Listen to and make referrals regarding residents’ personal, academic and adjustment issues
  • Serve as role models on behalf of HRL and USC Upstate
  • Enforce all rules and policies
  • Assist residents in times of need
  • Keep residents informed of pertinent information regarding HRL
  • Ensure that all residents and guests act in a responsible manner
  • Provide social, academic, vocational and educational programs and activities to residents
  • Mediate conflicts between roommates and/or suite mates

Your RA has been trained to be a valuable resource as you live, learn and grow at USC Upstate.They are here to help you, so be sure to take the time to get to know them and take advantage of their wisdom and talents.

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Interested in becoming an RA?

Are you interested in becoming a member of our Resident Advisor team? Do you have a passion for your fellow students and leadership? This position may be exactly what you have been looking for. Resident Advisors serve our students in many capacities, but specifically they are there as a resource to connect students to campus resources. Resident Advisors receive specialized training and tools to help them create a hall environment that is welcoming, inclusive and positive for all. 

More information on becoming an RA:

2016 - 2017 Selection Information
The application for the 2016 - 2017 RA selection process will go live on November 23. Information sessions will be held in the Palmetto Classroom from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:

October 26
November 9
November 19
January 19
January 20

Applications are due on February 5, 2016. Applications for the 2016-2017 selection process will not be accepted after this date.
Contact Lee Roddick with any further questions.
Student Employment Portal

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2015-2016 Resident Advisor Team Member Directory

Palmetto House - First FloorJulie Holt
Palmetto House - First Floor Tasia Wilder
Palmetto House - Second Floor         Derrick Dingle
Palmetto House - Second FloorTaylor Childs
Palmetto House - Third FloorChelsea Johnson
Palmetto House - Third FloorChelsea Johnson
Palmetto House - Fourth Floor Katelyn Felder
Palmetto House - Fourth FloorVictoria Durham
Magnolia House - First Floor Katie Alexander
Magnolia House - First Floor Chelsea Rogers
Magnolia House - Second FloorNina Pacilli
Magnolia House - Second FloorAlexis King
Magnolia House - Third FloorJoshua Dennis
Magnolia House - Third FloorReed Branham 
Magnolia House - Fourth FloorJames Watson
Magnolia House - Fourth FloorCerrano Harrison
Villa 1Amber Morgan
Villa 2 & 3Jeremiah Wright
Villa 4 & 5Tiara Miller
Villa 6 & 7Khalid Olenja
Villa 8 & 12Juneatta Strickland
Villa 9
Villa 10Cianna Clinkscales
Villa 11Floyd Mulligan

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Information for Current Resident Advisors:
OSHA Training
How to write a Maxient report
How to use Share Point
Student Employment Portal
Recording Desk Hours