Want to have a say? Join RHA!

Interested in furthering your leadership potential? Consider running for an Executive Board position with RHA!

  • April 17
    • Applications are due to the RHA Office (located in Towers East Lobby) by Noon
    • Campaign meeting at 9:15 pm in the Towers East Glass Lounge.
  • April 20

    • Ballots available at residence hall front desks from 9 am until 3 pm.
  • April 23

    • Winners announced by email and RHA/Housing Social Media.

Packets are also available at the RHA Office or by clicking this link. If you have any questions, please contact RHA Advisor Gabriel Poindexter via email at poindexterg@marshall.edu or by phone at 304-696-6126.


Student Leadership Opportunities in the Residence Halls

Residence Hall Association (RHA)

The Marshall University Residence Hall Association is a student run organization dedicated to providing a voice for students who live in the residence halls.  The purpose Marshall University RHA is to represent their members and other students residing in the residence halls of the university.  This includes hall improvements, social programming and needs, academic scholarship, environmental consciousness, and recognition. RHA will serve as the voice of the resident student population to the Housing and Residence Life Office, Marshall University Student Government, faculty, administrators, and other relevant parties.  We plan events, address policies, give suggestions to the dining halls, and purchase new supplies for the building!

RHA Core objectives:

  • Serve as the student voice for residence hall students
  • Improve the residence hall physical environment
  • Serve as a foundation for building campus leadership
  • Provide activities for residents

Hall Council (HC)

Hall Council is a student ran organization in each residential community.  Hall Councils are in the following communities: First Year Residence Halls, Twin Towers East, Twin Towers West, Holderby, Buskirk, and Marshall Commons.  The organizations are responsible for taking care of community issues, building concerns and improvements, and programming for their student population. They also attend RHA meetings to discuss these building concerns with other campus leaders.

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)

NRHH is made up of the top 1% of student leaders who reside in Marshall’s residence halls. NRHH is devoted to the four pillars of scholarship, leadership, service, and recognition. The Marco Lodges Chapter is named for Hodges and Laidley Halls, two former historic residence halls on Marshall’s campus. Recruitment occurs every semester, recognition and service programs will be held throughout the year.