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The Residence Hall Association

The Residence Hall Association serves as the voice of all residents living in West Virginia University residence halls. RHA provides an open atmosphere for the exchange of ideas. RHA also provides equal opportunities for all residents to access quality programming and to experience positive living environments. Our Mission: The purpose of this organization shall be to serve as the umbrella organization for all Community Councils and other housing-based groups; to provide quality programs to the residents of all residence halls; to develop the leadership skills necessary for the future of the WVU community; to provide a liaison between student residents and Residential Education; to act as a forum for the exchange of ideas; to allocate funds to Community Councils and residents for programs and services beneficial to residents; to facilitate communication between Community Councils, residence hall residents, and the entire Residential Learning Community; and to foster the idea that the students and organizations within RHA are accountable to the University and the entire Residential Learning Community.

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WVU RHA Executive Board at NACURH 2018 at Arizona State University

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Fall Retreat 2017

General Business Meetings

Do you want to learn about leadership opportunities in the residence halls? Attend a general business meeting!

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Current committees include the Public Relations Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. If you are interested in being involved in either, let an officer know! 

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Program Proposals

Have an idea for a program that you would like to see in your residence hall? Apply for funding by submitting a program proposal!

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Regional Leadership Conference

The RBC 2017 regional conference will be held at University of Maryland, Baltimore County in Baltimore. If you are interested in learning more about it, check out the official conference website.

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WVU Residence Hall Association representatives traveled to Arizona State University, Tempe in May in which they presented and attended program sessions to become better student leaders.

Interested in representing WVU and your Residence Hall at regional and national conferences? Talk to your RA or RHC on joining your Residence Hall Community Council.

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