House Councils are the governing body for the halls and apartments and focus on issues and improvements within the halls or apartments and provide activities for residents. Past house councils have been responsible for putting on large BBQs, Carnivals, Service Projects and providing free food.
Each House Council is formed at the beginning of the fall semester when residents vote for floor representatives at their first floor meeting. Following those elections House Council executive boards which include president, vice president, secretary/treasurer, at-large members and are elected through a ballot in the second week of classes.
Judicial Boards are a body of students who hear incidents of policy violations and sanction them accordingly. Students who are interested in helping build community by holding peers accountable should consider this opportunity.
Judicial Board is formed at the beginning of the fall semester when residents vote for floor representatives at their first floor meeting. Following those elections, Judicial Executive boards, which include Judicial Board Coordinators and at-large members, are elected through a ballot in the second week of classes.
Desk Attendant (DA)
The Desk Assistant position is a work study position that pays minimum wage and helps maintain security in each residence hall. If you are interested in applying for the Desk attendant Position, it is available on the Valpo Handshake Website and is listed as “(Residential Life) Desk Attendant Position (Work Study)”. The Handshake page provides the position and the link to apply for the position.
National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)
The National Residence Hall Honorary is an organization made up of the top 1% of student leaders who live on campus. Since Valpo has approximately 2,000 residents living on campus, NRHH has a membership of 20 students. These students strive to live out the values of Service and Recognition while continuing to be leaders in the residence halls by staying active and engaged in the many opportunities provided in the halls. Each semester, outstanding students are nominated by staff members and offered the opportunity to apply for membership in NRHH.