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Residential Leader

Residential Leader

The Residential Leader (RL) position focuses on enhancing the quality of life in the residence halls, including fostering community, providing academic support, and being attentive to safety and security of residents. The position requires an individual who is flexible enough to assume a variety of roles as dictated by the changing needs of students. It is crucial that an individual be able to relate well to others and handle administrative responsibilities. The RL is more than just a friendly presence; he/she a mentor and is the crucial link in creating an environment in which students develop independence and learn to live cooperatively with others.

Resources to effectively complete the RL role are obtained from the Programming Resource Center. RL's create bulletin boards in addition to hosting and developing passive and active programming.


The New Residential Leader Selection Process for 2023-2024 recruiting period is open for the duration of June 2th-9th. This is due on or before June 9, 2023 at 5:00pm. RLs can access the New RL application through the  Housing Self-service portal.

New RLs must also have their Fall 2023 housing application and paid deposit by April 21st. The housing application is now available!

Directions on completing the RL application form.

  1. Go to the menu and click on Apply for housing
    1. If you do not see the menu, click on the menu icon ☰ next to the NSU logo on the top of the page.
  2. Click on New RL Application 2023-2024 to access the form.
  3. Sign the agreement and complete the questionnaire.