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What is an RA/DA

What is an RA and what do they do?: Resident Assistant (RA) 

  • Empower residents to construct their own sense of community living on campus.
  • Model the skills to serve residents from multiple backgrounds.
  • Maintain a residential environment that cultivates student success.
  • Connect residents to resources that contribute to the CofC experience.
  • Cultivate habits that contribute to the wellness of residents.

What is a DA and what do they do?: Desk Assistant (DA)

  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for all residents and their guests.
  • Assist in the management of the community desks on campus.
  • Disseminate information and resources within residential communities.
  • Promote the safety and security of the residence halls.
  • Support campus staff in their response to various situations.