Be a Leader on Campus

Housing & Residential Life offers leadership opportunities for students that live in the residence halls.  Housing and Residential Life offers two topes of leadership opportunities, some are compensated and others are not.

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DPS is dedicated to providing a wide variety of community services. Our Community Engagement Programs are designed to build and maintain partnerships, trust, respect, create a dialogue with our community, provide educational resources and programs, and assist our community in reducing the opportunity for crime.

Block Club members understand that Safety is everyone's responsibility. Join the fun and become a Block Club Member!



The Desk Assistant position is essential to the success of students living in the residence hall. The Office of Housing and Residential Life is committed to building strong, inclusive communities within the residence hall and the Desk Assistants help make that happen. As a Housing and Residential (HRL) staff member, the Desk Assistant provides a vital link with other HRL staff, students, Facilities Management, and the general public. Housing and Residential Life staff are committed to an educational approach in order to provide for the most meaningful experience for our residents. These positions are live-in positions.


First Street and Riverfront Residence Halls have a Hall Council that offers fantastic opportunities to get involved in your residence hall community and serve in a leadership role. You’ll gain valuable leadership skills, lasting friendships, and unforgettable memories. While a part of hall council, you will help create events that foster social interactions for other students living in the residence hall. These events have included movie nights, ice cream socials, Midnight Breakfast, UM-Flint’s Got Talent, Cupid’s Ball, and everything in between. The possibilities are endless! Hall Council is truly what you make it!

Meetings are Monday evenings at 10pm alternating between Riverfront's Theatre and First Street's Multi-Purpose Room. Check with a RA to find out more!


The Resident Advisor leadership position is essential to the success of students in the residence hall. The staff in Housing and Residential Life are committed to an educational approach in order to provide for the most meaningful experience for our residents. One of the key responsibilities of an RA is that of a community builder. Community Building means getting to know your residents and other staff members, both individually and collectively, by investing time and energy into activities and events that will help facilitate the development of positive and meaningful relationships. This is a live-in position.