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Welcome!

Residence Life would like to welcome you to Brenau University as you join our Culture of Success! We are excited that you have chosen Brenau University and that you will be living with us while you are fulfilling your college goals. Living with your peers on campus is one of the most important growth opportunities provided by Residence Life. You will make new friends and develop relationships lasting a lifetime. While becoming a part of Brenau’s traditions, you will help each other transition into college life and become successful women. Living and learning together, you will become aware and appreciative of the needs, lifestyles, cultures, and diverse backgrounds of others.As a residential student, you are part of a rich community of learners and leaders, enhancing your college experience and taking advantage of all that the University has to offer.

About Residence Life

The Residence Life Department is made up of professionals and paraprofessional staff members. The RA (Resident Assistant) is a highly trained upper-class student who is charged with the daily management of their assigned residential area. Daily tasks include responding to community crisis, maintaining a positive learning atmosphere, enforcement of University policy and upholding the Brenau Honor Code. The Director of Residence Life supervises the RAs in addition to the responsibilities listed above. The Dean of Students oversees the departmental operation of Residence Life in accordance with national and regional guidelines. All Residence Life Staff, when acting in accordance with their position, also acts as a University official.

RA On-Call Staff:

The RA On-Call staff is a rotating group of Resident Assistants who assist with maintaining building safety and security, lock-outs, after-hours maintenance concerns and/or individual difficulties. The RA On-Call Staff begins their shift weekdays at 5:00 p.m. and finishes at 8:30 a.m. the following day. On weekends, the RA On-Call Staff begins their shift Friday night at 5:00 p.m. and finishes Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. RA On-Call phone numbers are posted throughout each hall. There are a total of 4 RA’s On-Call each night for the entire campus community, excluding dates when the University is closed.