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USC Upstate Resident Advisers

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 Advisers (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 a good resource 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 Adviser team? Do you have a passion for your fellow students and leadership? This position may be exactly what you have been looking for. Resident Advisers serve our students in many capacities, but specifically they are there as a resource to connect students to campus resources. Resident Advisers 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:

2017 - 2018 Selection Information

The application for the 2017 - 2018 RA selection process will go live in November. Information sessions will be held in Sparty's Den from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on the following dates:

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017     

Applications will be available starting on November 15, 2016 and are due on January 24, 2017. Applications for the 2017-2018 selection process will not be accepted after this date.

Please contact Shannon Coleman with any further questions.
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2017-2018 Resident Adviser Team Member Directory


Palmetto House - First FloorKaleeah Rivera
Palmetto House - First Floor Brandy Bjerke
Palmetto House - Second Floor         Malcolm Vanhannegeyn
Palmetto House - Second FloorKathryn Braddock
Palmetto House - Third FloorJazwaniqua Harris
Palmetto House - Third FloorTasia Wilder
Palmetto House - Fourth Floor Denetria Herndon
Palmetto House - Fourth FloorAlexis Glenn
Magnolia House - First Floor Tyesha McDaniel
Magnolia House - First Floor Moseanique Swint
Magnolia House - Second FloorKimberly Wilson
Magnolia House - Second FloorKaylyn Pinckney
Magnolia House - Third FloorZachery Wall
Magnolia House - Third FloorCerano Harrison 
Magnolia House - Fourth FloorChristopher Walker
Magnolia House - Fourth FloorDrake Delos Santos
Villa 1Ashley Jones
Villa 2 & 3Itzel Tello
Villa 4 & 5Dominque Lindsey
Villa 6 & 7Destinee Johnson
Villa 8 & 12Rozlynd Taylor
Villa 9 Ta'nesha Willingham
Villa 10Alexis McAllister
Villa 11Je'Vone Starks

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Information for Current Resident Advisers:

OSHA Training
How to write a Maxient report
How to use Share Point
Student Employment Portal
Recording Desk Hours