Smooth Your Life


This is a program to promote eating healthy and is excellent for finals week, or stressful semesters. We stand in the lobby (three of us) make fruit smoothies. A description will be given on how to do so. Basically, this is an awesome program because #1, it is easy for the RA’s to do […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Categories: Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

On Your Way Out

On Your Way Out Description: It was the last few weeks of school and we had to do our final bulletin board. So I wanted to do something cute for my girls so I made each of them a suitcase with their names on it. And then i just put up a sign saying […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations, Passive Programs, Program Ideas, Reviewed|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Stress Free Week


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 of how many tickets each person gets). then when the […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Categories: Academic Success, Program Ideas, Reviewed, Social/Community Building|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Study Breaker


This program was done during midterms or during finals. The program is done to help the students relax after a long day of studing for tests before they return to their long, tedious, brain aching study sessions.


By |December 5th, 2014|Categories: Low Energy Games|Tags: |0 Comments

Finals Week Stress Reliever

What you need:
1) A massage therapist – offer to pass out their business card or a coupon to all residents that come through. They can also hold a raffle for a free hour massage.
2) At least 4 RAs – One to sign people up, one for each of […]

By |November 30th, 2014|Categories: Low Energy Games|Tags: |0 Comments

Late Night Finals Breakfast

Late Night Stress Relief Description: Monday or Tuesday night of Finals week, the R.A.’s put together a late night breakfast, at around 10 pm, held in the cafeteria. We made pancakes, french toast and crepes. It was a time for […]

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Social/Community Building|Tags: |0 Comments

Feeling Stressed?


bring in a massage therapist and have him/her teach you massage techniques to de-stress yourself and others. this is a Great program to do during finals because everyone is tired and tense and it’s a great way to relax, even if it is only for an hour or so but it really helps when […]

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Academic Success, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

End-of-semester Jello Fight

This is a program that my RA and the other female RA’s on campus did my
freshman and sophmore year and it is a tradition that will be carried on through the Res. life program for years to come. What’s needed:

By |November 22nd, 2014|Categories: High Energy Games|Tags: |0 Comments

Balloon Stress Busters


This is a good program to do during final exam weeks. Give each resident a balloon and a marker. Have them write down all their stressors on the balloon and blow it up. Then after everyone has blown up their […]

By |November 7th, 2014|Categories: Low Energy Games|Tags: |0 Comments

De-Stress with Yoga

Name: Danielle Page/Ivelysse Swan
School: The Catholic U of America


During midterms we co-sponsored a yoga program. The purpose of the program was to give the residents a fun way to stay healthy while preparing for midterms.

Instructions/Things Needed:


By |October 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments