NACURH 2012

From June 1st to June 4th, four delegates from Elon’s RSA had to opportunity to attend the National Association of College and University Residence Halls’ (NACURH) 2012 conference at University of Colorado at Boulder. They had an amazing time getting to explore the beautiful CU campus, learning about different programming ideas, and meeting  people from all over the country! (They even got to meet some international residents from countries such as Canada and South Africa.)

Throughout the weekend, the delegates got the opportunity to experience a whole different part of the country. They got to see a live street performance while walking around downtown Boulder right after they enjoyed a quick lunch at The Sink (a restaurant featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives). On top of that, they got to enjoy the beautiful scenery at CU. The campus couldn’t be prettier with flagstone buildings and the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop!

RSA delegates on CU’s beautiful campus!

While the delegation did enjoy the more touristy aspects of the trip, they didn’t forget their reason for being in Colorado : the conference. They certainly enjoyed the programming sessions. Some of their favorites included the one focusing on antibullying that focused on Mean Girls and the one that featured everything a 90s kid loves (Nickelodeon cartoons and boy bands). CU also provided some amazing guest speakers for our delegates to listen to and learn from.

All in all, NACURH 2012 was definitely a success! There was so much excitement packed into those few days in Colorado that we sent the delegates home happy but exhausted!

Still Not Ready for Move In?

Moving in, whether you are a freshman or upperclassman, can be an extremely stressful time. Let us help you out a little bit! If you think that you will never be able to find colorful and inexpensive extra-long sheets to fit your new twin bed- don’t worry! We’ve got the perfect styles for you. The bedding options range from classic colors to fun zebra prints, and they’re all sponsored by Elon University. Find your perfect fit and order them online at http://www.rhl.org/elc-store. All proceeds go toward helping RSA put on various initiatives.

So now that you have sheets, you might want to have a hutch for your desk as well! Hutches are great ways to store books, display picture frames, and organize various binders and notebooks for classes. Check out these hutches that Elon University sponsors: http://www.collegesavers.com/.


Need Linens for Next Year?

Did you know that some of the beds at Elon University are extra-long and not standard twin size?

The Resident Student Association would like to introduce you to Residence Hall Linens – a convenient source for ordering all of your campus living needs. The RSA has partnered with Residence Hall Linens to provide Elon students and families with a convenient, affordable way to ensure you have sheets that will fit the extra-long mattresses in our residence halls. The Residence Hall Linens program has all your campus living needs, from extra long twin sheets and comforters to matching towels and storage items.

Click here for Residence Hall Linens!

Welcome to Elon University Resident Student Association!

Hello and welcome to the RSA Website. We are constantly trying to make things easier for you, so we would love feedback on how you like the new website set up!

Are you looking to become more involved on campus? Why not get involved in RSA or an Neighborhood Council? Make sure to take a look at our website and find out what RSA is all about. RSA has many committees that you can get involved in as well (Campus Improvements, Programming, Marketing & Social Media, and Neighborhood Councils). If you have any questions or want to know more, send us an e-mail at RSA@elon.edu or call the RSA office at 336-278-7221.

Thanks for visiting and have a great day!

Order Your Bedding and Carpet from us!

All our mattresses take extra-long sheets. Order soon for the best colors, and help the Resident Student Association raise funds in the process. You can log on to

www.rhl.org or call 1.800.957.4338.

Elon campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity sponsors carpet sales through a company called On Campus Marketing. You can make your purchase directly at

and the Elon Habitat group will make sure the carpet is delivered to your room before freshmen move-in day. Carpets may be ordered from this website through Friday, August 10, 2012.

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