Contact and Location Information
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Housing & Residence Life
Jean and LC Strange Clubhouse
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA 30401
The Office of Housing and Residence Life creates a safe living environment which promotes holistic learning and personal growth among residents. This environment fosters independent thinking and accountable personal-decision making. Through our programs and services, we challenge students to be engaged, community-minded and academically successful.
Housing Core Values
- Providing residents with the support and resources to promote successful transitions and practical, applicable learning experiences conducive to academic and personal success.
- We strive to ensure that students are civically aware and engaged by providing opportunities for involvement with East Georgia State College and the greater Swainsboro community.
- We encourage students to understand, appreciate, and promote tolerance of diverging views, opinions and differing backgrounds through intentional programs and educational conversations.
- We promote an ethic of team work that connects our department with others in support of the mission of East Georgia State College.
- We collaborate strategically and closely with the College Police Department, Corvias, IT Services, and Plant Operations to ensure that student residences are safe, secure and well maintained.
- Students who reside on campus will demonstrate higher cumulative GPAs than comparable commuter students.
- Students who reside on campus will demonstrate higher rates of retention than comparable commuter students.
- 90% of residential students who participate in housing programs will report that their resident assistant made attempts to engage them and connect them with campus resources conducive to their individual success.
- Residential occupancy will increase by at last 8% from the previous year with a goal of 100% occupancy by Fall 2018. (Goal has been exceeded as of August 2017)
- Reduce housing cancellations for reasons of student dissatisfaction from Fall 17 to Spring 18 by 50%.
- Students who participate as resident assistants or members of the residence hall association will retain at higher rates than non-employees.
Housing Administrative Staff
Housing Support Staff
Work for Housing as a Student Employee
Apply Now to be a Resident Assistant for Academic Year 18-19!
Please disregard the wrong dates listed on the supplemental questions. They were not updated. Students who are currently living in housing, even if it is their first term in housing, are eligible to apply.
Once a student has lived in campus housing for 1 semester, they are then eligible to apply for Resident Assistant (RA) positions within Bobcat Villas West and South. Resident Assistants are exactly as the term implies--they are student assistants who live and work within the residence halls in support of fellow residential students.
Resident Assistants Function at the Highest Level in the Areas of:
- Role modeling and leadership
- Resource assistance and referral
- Student and community development
- Safety and security awareness
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Customer service activities
Typical duties include:
- Working at the student reception desks in Bobcat Villas South or West.
- Attending regularly scheduled staff meetings.
- Conducting administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to, occupancy checks and health and safety inspections.
- Creating and implementing programming and social activities for residential students.
- Providing a listening ear for fellow residents.
- Connecting residential students with campus resources to help them be successful.
- Participating as a part-time peer tutor as part of the Smarty Cats tutoring program.
Minimum Requirements for application consideration:
- Residency in on-campus housing for at least one full semester (exceptions provided on a case-by-case basis.
- Enrolled as a full-time, on-campus EGSC student (12+ credit hours) during period of employment.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the start of and during the term of employment.
- Ability to balance academic, employment, personal and co-curricular commitments.
- Successful completion of the interview process (includes individual interview and group interview).
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