Briar Cliff University has four residence halls with a housing capacity of 580 students. Each hall is staffed by a Area Coordinator and Resident Assistants on each floor.
All full-time, unmarried students under 21 years of age who are not living with a parent or a legal guardian must live in Briar Cliff residence halls. With parental permission, students 20 years of age may apply for off-campus housing. Applications for exception to the residency requirement must be made in person to the Director of Campus Life at least three weeks before the beginning of the academic year.
RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTORS
Area Coordinators are responsible for the overall supervision and management of the four residence halls on campus: Alverno, Baxter-DiGiovanni, Noonan, and Toller. Area Coordinators live on campus and are available during scheduled office hours, or by appointment. Area Coordinators role is assist students in their personal development outside the classroom. There is a Area Coordinator on call 24/7 to assist students.
Each BCU resident assistant (RA) is a student who is assigned to live in one of the four residence halls on the Briar Cliff University campus. RAs are primarily responsibility for promoting the development of a community atmosphere in the residence hall. In addition, RAs…
- Work with their floors to develope caring communities. They set the fondation for their residents by establishing a community agreement outlining standards to which everyone on the floor has agreed.
- Coordinate educational, service oriented and social activities for residents.
- Maintain a safe and academic-friendly environment, which sometimes may involve confronting inappropriate behaviors.
- Serve as a resource for students and are available to answer students’ questions about campus life.