Resident Assistant (RA)

Resident Assistants have the opportunity to increase their understanding of people, develop leadership skills, plan and present social and educational programs, fine tune time management skills, solve group conflicts, learn how to be a better ally and advocate for students, learn to deal with the unexpected, and be a valuable part of a team. 

Peer Mentor

You’ll have the opportunity to connect individually with first-year students living in any community, including the All In and Young, Gifted, and Black Living Learning Communities. This position will teach numerous skills that will be useful well beyond your time at the University of Iowa. Peer Mentors have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, increase their understanding of mentoring and helping others, and be a valuable part of a community. Grow your skills as a student leader and share your experience with first-year students.

Associated Residence Halls (ARH)

The University of Iowa Associated Residence Halls strives to create an inclusive environment in the residence halls through programming and advocacy for residence hall life.  ARH provides a voice for those who live on campus in order to make positive changes for communities in the residence halls.  This is done through intentional programming, leadership development, and through hall associations. 

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) - The Hawkeye Chapter

NRHH is a student organization representing the top 1% of student leaders in the residence halls. The mission of NRHH is to promote the organization’s two values: Service and Recognition. These are promoted primarily through initiatives such as “Students in Service” events and “Of the Month” awards. Members are chosen and inducted in the spring semester based on an application process.



For a complete list of student organizations, cultural houses, leadership and service programs visit the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership.

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