On-Campus Student Housing

Celebrities that Started Out as Resident Assistants

Anyone who has worked in or anywhere near a Residence Life department knows that resident assistants are afforded some very unique and invaluable experiences during their career.  The lessons that an R.A. teaches and learns, can lay a great foundation for a successful future, no matter the course chosen.  We thought it would be fun…

Utilizing the “Pod” Concept in On-Campus Housing

The University of New Haven (UNH) is on a mission to create a groundbreaking residential center on campus that responds to the growing demand of incoming students who would like more privacy, more space to gather and socialize, and more technology and innovation than any previous generation living on campus. This evolution of student housing…

Utilizing Informational Videos On Campus

As we plan for the next academic year in student housing, we are all trying to reassess how we disseminate and present information to today’s students. What worked five years ago, probably isn’t going to work well today. Our student’s information environment has changed greatly. We need to think in terms of using smaller bits…

Stupid Resident Tricks: Our students are playing some dangerous “games”

I’m not sure whether the cause is boredom, curiosity, the need for a thrill, a natural desire to push boundaries, or just plain old-fashioned peer pressure, but the number of incident reports coming across my desk lately that chronicle really poor choices by residents has risen significantly over the past couple of years. If you’re…

Why On-Campus Student Housing Matters

Capstone On-Campus is excited about the unveiling of our new blog entitled, “Student Housing Matters.”  Our goal is to provide a forum for important matters related to on-campus student housing, as well as a place to provide thought leadership on why we believe (and are passionate about!) that quality on-campus student housing matters. Why do…