|Roommate conflicts can be like hell on
earth for a resident who is already trying to work out the transition into a new phase of
Read what RAs have to say
about Roommate conflict
Read what other RAs have to say, and add your own thoughts.
Living With, Getting Along With,
and Adjusting to... Roomates
Submitted by Sean Cook - Administrative Coordinator
- North Halls - The Pennsylvania State University
Tips for Getting Along with Roommates
Adapted from a brochure produced by the Counseling Center at the University of
Virginia. It's not aimed at RAs, but has some really good information that could
help in a mediation situation!
Roommate Communication Worksheet
I typed up this worksheet for new roommates to go through at the beginning of the
semester, and have also used it for a roommate dispute situation. You can download a
Microsoft Word version of it here.