Residence Life

Administrative Office (Naoutha Hall) 537-6136
Director (Naoutha 102) 537-6471
East Area Coordinator (Naoutha 103) 537-6136
West Area Coordinator (Naoutha 105) 537-6136
Housing Specialist (Naoutha 101) 537-6858

The Residence Life Department is comprised of three professional staff members who work in coordination to provide a safe, enjoyable and learning based living environment for residents at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Director of Residence Life oversees the Residence Life program. The office of the Associate Director is located Naoutha 102. Some of the direct duties of the Director include supervising the professional staff, coordinating student staff selection and training, advising the Residence Hall Association (RHA), conducting judicial hearings, and assisting in delivery of services from the Residence Life Administrative Office. The two Area Coordinator‘s offices are located in Naoutha 103 and Naoutha 105.

Each Area Coordinator directly supervises a staff of Resident Assistants (RA‘s) and a Commons Office Manager (COM). The Area Coordinators provide supervision/assistance for the residents who live in their area.

The Residence Life Department‘s professional staff provides informal counseling as needed, campus on-call coverage, conflict resolution, group advisement, program facilitation, and emergency assistance. The Residence Hall Guide to Community Living, which contains procedures, policies and information specific to the Residence Hall students, is available online on the Residence Life web page.

Last Modified: 3/1/17 3:40 PM