Resident Advisers

The Housing and Residential Life staff includes 24 outstanding USC Upstate student leaders. They are called Resident Advisers (RAs). You will get to know these leaders, as they will be planning a variety of program opportunities, enforcing rules and policies, as well as maintaining safety through evening duty. They are a good resource for you and your link to Housing and Residential Life.

RAs are undergraduate student leaders who are instrumental in the day-to-day operations of Housing and Residential Life.Their primary tasks are to help students adjust to on-campus living and to become acclimated to USC Upstate. Other RA tasks include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  • Protect the primary rights of students
  • Create a caring community conducive to student growth and development
  • Listen to and make referrals regarding residents’ personal, academic and adjustment issues
  • Serve as role models on behalf of Housing and Residential Life and USC Upstate
  • Enforce all rules and policies
  • Assist residents in times of need
  • Keep residents informed of pertinent information regarding Housing and Residential Life
  • Ensure that all residents and guests act in a responsible manner
  • Provide social, academic, vocational and educational programs and activities to residents
  • Mediate conflicts between roommates and/or suite mates

Your RA has been trained to be a valuable resource as you live, learn and grow at USC Upstate.They are here to help you, so be sure to take the time to get to know them and take advantage of their wisdom and talents.

  • Interested in Becoming an RA?

    Are you interested in becoming a member of our Resident Adviser team? Do you have a passion for your fellow students and leadership? This position may be exactly what you have been looking for. Resident Advisers serve our students in many capacities, but specifically they are there as a resource to connect students to campus resources. Resident Advisers receive specialized training and tools to help them create a hall environment that is welcoming, inclusive and positive for all.

    More information on becoming an RA:

    Please contact Shannon Coleman with any further questions. 

    Student Employment Portal

  • 2019 - 2020 Resident Adviser Team Member Directory

    Magnolia RA's

     Magnolia RA's - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Palmetto RA's

    Palmetto RA's - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Villa RA's

    Villa RA's  - Resident Adviser Team Member


    A'Keriah Praylow - Resident Adviser Team Member

    A'Keriah Praylow
    Magnolia House - Fourth Floor

    Alexis Richter - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Alexis Richter
    Villas 8 & 12

    Aronde Stewart - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Aronde Stewart
    Magnolia House - Second Floor

    Carliss Blackwell - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Carliss Blackwell
    Palmetto House - Second Floor

    Chris Gladson - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Chris Gladson
    Villas 2 and 3

    Christina Hutchinson - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Christina Hutchinson
    Magnolia House - Third Floor

    Dionna Zeigler - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Dionna Zeigler
    Palmetto House - Fourth Short

      Jackie Harkey - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Jackie Harkey
    Palmetto House - First Long

    Jamar Faulk Jr. - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Jamar Faulk Jr.
    Palmetto House - Fourth Long

    Jayla Moore - Resident Adviser Team Member\

    Jayla Moore
    Villas 10

    Jonai Crawford - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Jonai Crawford
    Villas 1

    Jordan Lawson - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Jordan Lawson
    Villas 4 & 5

    Ki'ore Hunter - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Ki'ore Hunter
    Magnolia House - 4th Floor

     Lachelle Fulton  - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Lachelle Fulton
    Villas 6 and 7

    Makayla Sims - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Makayla Sims
    Villas 4 & 5

     Makenna Templeton - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Makenna Templeton
    Palmetto House - Third Long

    Michael Feaster - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Michael Feaster
    Villas 11

     Montyia Chesseboro - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Montyia Chesseboro
    Magnolia House - Second Floor

    Myleiah Gainey - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Myleiah Gainey
    Magnolia House - Third Floor

     Rondasia Willis - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Rondasia Willis
    Magnolia House - First Floor

    Ta'nesha Willingham - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Ta'nesha Willingham
    Villas 9

     Ti'Yona-Gomez - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Ti'Yona-Gomez
    Palmetto House - Seecond Short

    Zachary Jones - Resident Adviser Team Member

    Zachary Jones
    Palmetto House - Third Short


    Information for Current Resident Advisers

    How to write a Maxient report  
    Recording Desk Hours
    Student Employment