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Wode, Jessica – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
As University housing offices seek to maximize use of their available beds, it is valuable to understand the factors that are most important in influencing students to choose to move off campus. This study compares importance ratings on a wide range of housing factors for students who planned to stay on campus and those who planned to move off…
Descriptors: College Students, Place of Residence, Decision Making, On Campus Students
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Custer, Bradley D. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Colleges and universities commonly review the criminal history of students who apply to live in campus housing, but this practice may be inherently discriminatory. New guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development warns that the Fair Housing act, which applies to higher education institutions, prohibits the use of any practice…
Descriptors: Crime, Background, College Students, College Housing
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Miele, Amy N.; Hamrick, Florence A.; Kelley, Justin W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Institutions of higher education, and more specifically residence halls within colleges and universities, pride themselves in offering and embracing a diverse community of students. A growing number of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are attending college and choosing to live on campus. While many are able to do so successfully, some…
Descriptors: College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, On Campus Students
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Fossey, Richard – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
College students who reside in campus dormitories at public universities have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their dorm rooms that is protected by the fourth amendment; and officials cannot search these rooms for law enforcement purposes without a valid warrant. Non-students, however, have no such reasonable expectation of privacy in…
Descriptors: College Students, Public Colleges, Privacy, Dormitories
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Salminen, Erik; Gregory, Dennis E. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
The results of recent cases indicate that residences and dormitories owned by higher education institutions should be considered "dwellings," and thus subject to the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act (1968) as amended requires that the providers of dwellings accommodate assistance animals, which includes not only service animals,…
Descriptors: Animals, Therapy, Dormitories, College Housing
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Ward, LaWanda; Nguyen, David J.; Nguyen, David H. K. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
The role of student affairs educators is to ensure that students not only obtain an educational experience, but also that out-of-classroom experiences contribute to holistic development. In particular, student affairs professionals often coordinate residential living, student activities, and advising programs. These programmatic offerings need to…
Descriptors: Weapons, Violence, Prevention, Accountability
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Wagner, Rachel; Marine, Susan; Nicolazzo, Z. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Though lauded as a best practice, gender-inclusive housing has engendered little empirical attention. This study explored the experience of genderinclusive housing from the perspective of trans* students. While they were overwhelmingly positive in their appreciation for the existence of this housing option, issues of access, training, and the…
Descriptors: College Students, College Housing, Inclusion, Sexual Identity
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Stoner, James C. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Academic initiatives have become cornerstones in many residential operations on college and university campuses. Despite efforts to enhance academic outcomes of residential students, existing research on residential GPAs reveals either dated or questionable results. Programmatic functions focused on integrating academics into the college living…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Grades (Scholastic), On Campus Students, Course Selection (Students)
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Lopez, Lisa B.; Davies, Susan C.; Schaller, Molly A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
Concussions in college students can lead to a number of academic, physical, and emotional consequences. This project involved training college staff--including residence hall advisors--about the signs, symptoms, and risks related to concussions. The importance of training in concussion recognition and management is discussed in relation to campus…
Descriptors: College Students, Head Injuries, Brain, School Personnel
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Kortegast, Carrie A. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) student perceptions of their residence hall environments are influenced by interactions with peers, resident assistants, residential life administrators, and campus policies. Using the tradition of storytelling and drawing upon the experience of 11 LGBTQ participants, this article provides a…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, College Students
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Canto, Angela I.; Cox, Bradley E.; Osborn, Debra; Becker, Martin Swanbrow; Hayden, Seth – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Resident Assistants (RAs) are often faced with working and living among residents who are struggling, in distress, and, at times, in crisis. This article provides a primer on identifying residents in crisis as well as the tasks faced when working with students in transition and crisis. A discussion of the prevalence of distress reported by…
Descriptors: College Students, College Housing, Resident Advisers, Stress Variables
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Otchere, Kimberly; Bankhead, Tekita; Williams, Ayanna – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
The resurgence of student activism has yielded dynamic change within university housing departments and beyond on college campuses across the country. In higher education, the social, cultural, and political environment continues to be highly racialized and characterized by a string of protests and public displays of student angst. The threat of…
Descriptors: Social Change, Activism, College Housing, College Students
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Cook, Kathy; McCoy, Dorian L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
This critical case study examined the racial identity development of 10 White RAs who participated in 12 hours of diversity and social justice training during a two-week summer program. Helm's White Racial Identity Development Model served as the study's theoretical framework. In this paper, we discuss the incongruence between the Northeast State…
Descriptors: College Students, Resident Advisers, Case Studies, Racial Identification
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Patton, Lori D.; Sharp, Sacha; Sánchez, Berenice – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
A critical discourse analysis of comments written in response to an online article related to the University of Connecticut's announcement about the ScHOLA2RS House, a culturally-themed residential program to retain and support African American male students is presented. Following this announcement, articles were published in various online media…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Males, College Housing, African American Students
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Davidson, Amanda N.; Preciado, Henoc M. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2017
Various state and federal policies and regulations have made higher education more accessible to undocumented students over the past few years. As undocumented students continue to enroll in colleges and universities across the country, higher education professionals must be equipped with knowledge and skills to provide them with equitable…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, College Housing, Student Experience
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