University Housing and Residence Life

Manuals

Manuals


Resident Advisor Manual

Topics covered:

  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville Mission and Vision Statement
  • Division of Student Affairs Mission Statement
  • University Housing & Residence Life Department Mission and Vision Statement

Read Section 1


Topics covered:

  • 2.1 Position Description
  • 2.2 Contract
  • 2.3 Confidentiality Policy
  • 2.4 Masters and Office Keys
  • 2.5 Time Traq and Train Traq
  • 2.6 Staff Disciplinary Standards

Read Section 2



Topics covered:

  • 4.1 Campus Security Authority
  • 4.2 Bomb Threat
  • 4.3 Elevator Malfunction
  • 4.4 Active Shooter
  • 4.5 Building Evacuation
  • 4.6 Fire Emergency
  • 4.7 Emotional Crisis and Suicide
  • 4.8 Lockdown Situations
  • 4.9 Missing Students
  • 4.10 Severe Weather/Tornadoes/Hurricanes
  • 4.11 Power Outages
  • 4.12 Student Illnesses/Blood Borne Pathogens
  • 4.13 Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault
  • 4.14 Death of a Student
  • 4.15 Situations Involving UPD
  • 4.16 Weapons/Concealed Carry

Read Section 4


Topic covered:

  • 5.1 Mediation and Confrontation
  • 5.2 Dealing with Confrontation
  • 5.3 Mediation

Read Section 5


Topics covered:

  • 6.1 Setting the Standards of Conduct
  • 6.2 Dealing with Tough Situations
  • 6.3 Wing Management Tips
  • 6.4 Tips on writing Effective incident Reports
  • 6.5 Tips when Issuing a Violation
  • 6.6 Reasons why we Issue Violation
  • 6.7 Room Entry Guidelines

Read Section 6


Topics covered:

  • 7.1 Residence Life Programming Model and Requirements
  • 7.2 Programming Forms
  • 7.3 Action Plans
  • 7.4 Programming Guidelines

Read Section 7


Community Advisor Manual

Community Advisors, since you will perform most of the same tasks and assignments as the Resident Advisors,  please refer to the Resident Advisor Manual except for the following 2 areas:

Section 2:  Position Description / Contract / Confidentiality Policy / Staff Disciplinary Standards

Section 7:  Programming and Action Plans