Housing

Involvement Opportunities

Programs and Events
University Housing Services has many events and activities for residents to participate in!

To learn more about events and activities, visit your front desk, ask your RA, or look for posted advertisements.

 

Get Involved

Getting involved in your community is a great way to make connections. One way to meet people in housing is by joining Inter-Hall Council. Inter-Hall Council is an organization that serves residents by planning fun events for residents and advocating for resident needs.

Ask your RA, or look out for advertising from any of the following organizations:

  • Inter-Hall Council
  • Hall Council
  • Suites Council
  • UHS Events

 

What is a Student Leader?

University Housing Services offer multiple Student Leader roles each year. While each role has different responsibilities, all Student Leaders are an essential part of providing a positive experience for students living on campus and supporting the UHS mission & values. Our Student Leader team is a diverse group of individuals with different experiences, backgrounds, ideas, and beliefs, but they all share the common goal. Student Leaders provide advice, support, plan events, advocate for their fellow students and most importantly strive to improve the overall experience for UHS students.

 

Why should I apply to be a Student Leader?

Serving as a Student Leader with UHS provides individuals several benefits:

  • Gain greater understanding of CPP resources & services
  • Growing individual’s personal leadership skills
  • Increased understanding of Identity, Accessibility, and various topic affecting students
  • Receive mentorship from full-time staff members
  • Build strong friendships that will continue beyond your time a CPP
  • Develop interpersonal and professional skill that will assisting you’re your field after graduation

 

How do I apply?

 Applications for all student leader positions will open in December 7, 2020 and will close January 31, 2021. Interested students can access the application by logging in to the UHS Housing Portal and clicking the “Jobs at University Housing Service” tab.

 

A completed application requires interested students to submit a resume, answer some basic demographic questions, and submit their answers to 4-5 supplemental questions. Individuals that meet the position requirements and display the skills to serve as a student leader in the application will be offered a 30-minute zoom interview with two staff members. Interviews will occur February 22 – 26, 2021. Final notification of application status will be provided to all applicants on March 17, 2021.

 

Please review this page for small descriptions of each position and our timeline for the 2021-2022 Selection Year. For full descriptions and requirements for all positions check out the University Housing Services MyBar page at https://calpolypomona.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/uhs.

 

We also recommend that interested individuals attend one of our virtual Student Leader Information sessions which will be held in November, December, and January. Please check out MyBar for all our Information Session dates. If you have any questions about any of the position or our selection process email uhsls@cpp.edu.

 

*All offers of student leader positions are based on anticipated occupancy for the 2021-2022 academic year. If number of students residing on campus decreases due to COVID 19 or other factors the number of available positions will decrease and could result in offers being rescinded*

Academic Year Positions

Resident Advisor

The primary responsibility of the Resident Advisor is to provide safety and security while building community in each of the residential halls and suites. Community building is accomplished through programs, socials, and enforcing community standards established by University Housing Services and by the residents of a building.

 

Position Requirements

  • 2.3 or higher semester & cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good judicial standing with UHS & CPP
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at CPP for the 2021-2020 Academic year

 

Term of Appointment: July 2021 – May 2022

 

Event Leads

The primary responsibility of UHS Event staff is provide high quality social and education events for on campus students. All events are designed to provide a well-rounded co-curricular experience that promotes a sense of belonging and overall success at CPP. Past events have included Advisor Power Hour, Let Get Panda, and Get Spirited Away Event Leads also provide passive educational opportunities through weekly newsletters which highlight life and academic skills.

 

Position Requirements

  • 2.3 or higher semester & cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good judicial standing with UHS & CPP
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at CPP for the 2021-2020 Academic year

 

Term of Appointment: July 2021 – August 2022

 

Interhall Council (IHC) Executive Officer

Interhall Council serves as the student governance group within the UHS community and strives to improve the overall experience of students through events, advocacy, leadership development, and service. IHC officers provide leadership training to first year students seminars, retreats, and attendance at regional & national conferences. IHC officers also advocate for student concerns through hosting advocacy nights with campus offices, collaboration with ASI Senate, and meetings with UHS administrators. IHC also hosts several annual large-scale events each year, most notable are Carnival of Fright, Night At the Angels, IHC Gala, and Aspire to Inspire Leadership Conference

 

Position Requirements

  • 2.0 or higher semester & cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good judicial standing with UHS & CPP
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at CPP for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

 

Term of Appointment: July 2021 – May 2022

 

*IHC Officer Selection is done by election in Mid-March and does not follow the standard application process*

Summer Positions

Summer Resident Advisor  

The primary responsibility of the Summer Resident Advisor is to provide safety and security while building community in each of the residential halls and suites with summer residents. Community building is accomplished through programs, socials, and enforcing community standards established by University Housing Services and by the residents of a building.

 

Position Requirements

  • 2.3 or higher semester & cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good judicial standing with UHS & CPP
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at CPP for the Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 Terms

 

Term of Appointment: July 2021 – May 2022

 

Summer Resident Advisor - Poly Nights

The primary responsibility of the Resident Advisor is to provide safety and security while building community in each of the residential halls and suites. Community building is accomplished through programs, socials, and enforcing community standards established by University Housing Services and by the residents of a building. 

 

Position Requirements

  • 2.3 or higher semester & cumulative GPA
  • Must be in good judicial standing with UHS & CPP
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at CPP for the Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 Terms

 

Term of Appointment: July 2021 – May 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

When do applications open?

Applications open in Mid-December each year for the next academic year. Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will open December 7, 2020.

 

What does it mean to be in good judicial standing?

To be consider in good judicial standing you cannot be on UHS or Campus disciplinary probation

 

Where do I find the application?

Applications can be found by logging into he UHS Housing Portal and click the tab labeled “Job at University Housing Services”

 

What does UHS look for in a Student Leader candidate?

Student Leaders with UHS have diverse experiences, perspectives, and beliefs and thus it is hard to identify specific traits of a successful candidate. However, UHS traditionally seeks applicants with the following skills

  • On campus involvement (IE: clubs, event attendance, undergrad research, etc.)
  • An understanding of how to interact with and support individuals of multiple identities
  • Ability to effectively manage the time commitments of being a student and a student leader
  • A drive and commitment to support fellow students and create a positive experience
  • Ability to think critically and address concerns, violations of policy, and respond to emergencies

Welcome Week Leadership Team Positions

Event Lead

The primary responsibility of the Event Lead is to plan engagement opportunities for all residents. The Event Leads are responsible for planning Welcome Week, as well as other educational programs and outreach opportunities that help residents be successful in school.

 

Welcome Week Mentor

The primary responsibility of a Welcome Week Mentor is to guide first year students during their first week on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. A Welcome Week Mentor is directly responsible for creating a welcoming environment to new students, represent University Housing Services in a positive light and to share their knowledge of the Cal Poly Pomona campus.

 

If you have questions or concerns feel free to email uhsls@cpp.edu.