Browse creative ideas for events from Residence Life staff all over the world! Remember that you should choose events based on YOUR residents needs and interests. Use these ideas as inspiration and let us know what changes you made by submitting your own idea or adding comments to ideas you use.



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Going Home Dinner

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Description: This is best at either the beginning or end of a semester when people are most likely to be thinking about home. The idea is that everyone who is…

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Trick or Treat Event and Door Decorating Contest

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Description: This has been done a bunch of times around campus and is a great idea! It works for us because we are in an urban setting. We invite children…

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Ice Blocking

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Submitted by Name: Michael School: University of Idaho Description: This program is a way for you just to get a bunch of residents together at the beginning of the year…

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Brainteasers

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Brainteasers I went online and pulled out 15 riddles, some easy, some nearly impossible. Then I posted them all over the floor on a Sunday night. The first resident to…

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Cocktail (movie) and Mocktails

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Description: Residents gathered and watched the movie Cocktail while enjoying "mock" drinks. We made things like virgin strawberry daqueris and pina coladas. This was used as an alternative to going…

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