Housing and Residential Life
Life Mission and Goals
Offering various and diverse living and learning experiences, the Housing and Residential Life Office is an integral part of the educational mission of Sacramento State. As such, the office strives to create a welcoming and stimulating environment that prompts students to participate in co-curricular activities which promote life and leadership skills, social responsibility, and academic success.
- Provide affordable, comfortable, clean, and well-maintained facilities supporting students toward their curricular and co-curricular goals
- Create opportunities for students to develop life and leadership skills, while fostering the values of civility, global citizenship and social responsibility
- Utilize efficient, cost-effective administrative and fiscal management
- Build an environment that promotes understanding, and nurtures and celebrates the value of human difference
- Offer technology services and products that support student learning and staff work environments
HOUSING AND RESIDENTIAL LIFE STAFF
Housing and Residential Life is committed to carrying out the mission and goals of the department. The Housing and Residential Life program is divided into the following areas:
Residential Life, Facilities Operations, Conference Services, and Administrative Operations. Dining Commons staff is employed by a campus partner, University Enterprises, Inc.
The administrative offices for Housing and Residential Life are located in Sierra Hall, (916) 278-6655.
Dining Commons staff offices are located in the Dining Commons, (916) 278-6971.
DIRECTOR OF HOUSING AND RESIDENTIAL LIFE
The Director of Housing and Residential Life is the chief administrator responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and leadership of on-campus housing programs. Residents may schedule an appointment to meet with the Director in the Housing and Residential Life Office, Sierra Hall.
SENIOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
The Senior Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life oversees the day-to-day operation of Housing and Residential Life, and is responsible for all aspects of student conduct within the residence halls. Residents may schedule an appointment to meet with the Senior Associate in the Housing and Residential Life Office, Sierra Hall.
The Associate Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the residence halls including the selection, supervision and development of all live-in staff (Residence Life
Coordinators, Hall Managers, and Resident Advisors). Residents may schedule an appointment to meet with the Associate Director in the Housing and Residential Life Office, Sierra Hall.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES
The Assistant Director of Facilities is the chief administrator responsible for the overall physical condition of the residence hall complex and grounds. The Assistant Director coordinates the preventative maintenance program, construction projects, work orders, and renovations. The Assistant Director also directs the day-to-day operations of the maintenance, custodial and grounds personnel.
The Custodial Supervisor oversees the custodians and is responsible for cleanliness of residence halls. The Custodial Supervisor coordinates the Housing pest control and waste management services.
COORDINATOR OF RESIDENCE LIFE PROGRAMMING
The Coordinator of Residential Life Programming responsibilities include oversight of programming in the halls, theme floors, and advising the Residence Hall Association (RHA). You may schedule an appointment to meet with the Coordinator of Residential Life Programming by contacting the Housing and Residential Life Office.
RESIDENCE LIFE COORDINATOR
Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) are full-time, post masters or post bachelor’s degree live-in professional staff members who supervise the operation of one or more residential buildings.
These individuals oversee the coordination of building programs, community development, behavior and conduct, administration, and other activities. RLCs work with their Hall Manager and Resident Advisors to promote a community environment conducive to a positive and educational living experience for residents. The Residence Life Coordinator for a specific building may be contacted via the front desk of that building.
Hall Managers are live-in student staff members who share responsibility in the management of a building and assist the Resident Advisors with their responsibilities. They report directly to a Residence Life Coordinator. Hall Managers may be contacted via the front desk.
Resident Advisors (RAs) are peer student staff members who live on and are assigned to particular floors of the residence halls. There are generally six to ten RAs per building. RAs are the primary resource for residents for information and assistance with Sacramento State and Residential Life policies and procedures. RAs work in conjunction with Residence Life Coordinators to help create an environment in which residents play an active role in the development of the housing community. Resident Advisors may be contacted either at the front desk, in their rooms, or by calling the appropriate duty phone number listed at all front desk areas.