All of your student residents have one thing in common… they are students! These programming ideas are geared toward supporting academic success and support. As always, please share your own ideas here!




Frustration Piñata

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Description: As finals period was approaching, I listed all the 'pet peeves' that my residents had at that time on index cards. These annoyances ranged from University Parking Fines to a dreaded required writing course: Expository writing. I also had residents, ahead of time, list…

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Stall Academics

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To encourage my women to improve their study skills, I posted internet articles in all of the bathroom stalls. The articles dealt with studying, relaxation, taking notes, processing information, etc. This works well because you have a captive audience!! Lindsay W Wardall 2, Illinois Street Residence…

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Classes to Take, Classes to Skip

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Description: I did this both semesters right before class registration took place. This program that allows residents to share what classes they have really enjoyed and which ones they think their fellow students should avoid. Works especially well on floors where the residents are not…

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Stress Free Week

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Description: A week before midterms or finals when people are stressed out, tell the residents that for one week they can donate non-perishable food items and clothing in your room. when they bring the item give them one ticket. (make sure to keep a tally…

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Student Handbook Jeopardy

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Description: Student Handbook Jeopardy Instructions: 1.) Change the specific text of this powerpoint so that it matches the rules for your college or university 2.) get a projector 3.) act as the host of "Handbook Jeopardy" for your first hall meeting 4.) Divide your hall…

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