Housing and Residence Life Community

Housing and Residence Life at Georgia Tech welcomes home to campus nearly 9,000 residents each year. We are so excited you have chosen to be a part of our community this year! 

Department of Housing and Residence Life Mission Statement

The Department of Housing and Residence Life offers quality, safe, well-maintained residential facilities.

We encourage, promote, and facilitate customer focused programs and services which attract students to our facilities and to Georgia Tech.

We provide physical, programmatic, and technological systems to enhance the quality of life on campus, to support the academic needs of resident students and to complement the academic goals of the Institute.

Residence Life Vision Statement

As Residence Life, we commit to the creation of environments in alignment with the Institute’s values by facilitating purposeful opportunities for residents to live, learn, work, and play. Such environments, and their activities, will motivate students to serve as Georgia Tech leaders in society.

Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a community value at Georgia Institute of Technology and students can benefit from our increasingly diverse environment. Inclusion, equity, diversity, and justice are the core of our academic mission. Tech aspires to be an Institute that embraces and leverages diversity in all its forms and pursues excellence.

Community Staff

There is a full complement of staff available in each community to provide support for residents. The following is a list of those staff members and their roles:

Associate and Assistant Directors (AD) for Community Areas are professional staff members who are responsible for Community Offices, facility management, and supervision of the Area Managers and Hall Directors.

Community Office Managers are professional staff members who manage the Community Offices, including supervising student staff and maintaining the administrative functions for the office.

Area Managers (AM) are professional staff members who supervise Hall Directors. They are also responsible for facility management, support and crisis response for residents, and serve as Housing Conduct Administrators for the Housing Department.

Hall Directors (HD) are professional staff members who live in the residence halls and assume responsibility for the operation of a residence hall. This includes supervising student staff, advising and counseling individuals and groups, managing crisis, enforcing Residence Hall Community Policies, and serve as Housing Conduct Administrators for the Department of Housing and Residence Life.

Coordinator for Leadership and Advising – This professional staff member is responsible for providing guidance to professional staff on Hall Council advising and is the designated advisor for the Residence Hall Association (RHA). This staff member also oversees leadership programming within Residence Life.

Coordinator for Student Staff Training and Development – This professional staff member is responsible for providing guidance on student staff selection, training, and development.

Staff and Community Development Coordinator – This professional Staff member is responsible for maintaining student housing policies, student conduct process and Residential Student Conduct Board.

Community Supervisors are full-time employees who oversee custodial services and maintenance of the residence halls. They handle work requests, facility cleaning, and conduct periodic maintenance inspections.

Office Assistants (OAs) are students who work in community offices and are supervised by Community Office Managers. They are responsible for day-to-day administrative responsibilities in the community offices during business hours.

Resident Assistants (RAs) are student staff members (SSMs) who live with a designated group of residents in traditional, suite-style, family, and apartment buildings. They are responsible for the management of their halls and buildings, including advising and counseling individuals and groups, planning programs, enforcing hall policies, and managing administrative functions.