HOUSING

Residence Halls Association

 RHA Logo

The Residence Halls Association (RHA) is an organization with the goal of promoting a healthy academic and social environment while serving as the student voice for concerns of the community in CSUN Student Housing. RHA provides engaging programs for students to get involved, and hosts regular community meetings to discuss concerns and suggestions.

RHA Executive Board

RHA Executive Board is the leadership team that manages all aspects of the association. These individuals are responsible for planning large events, collaborating with Park Council Directors to create strategies to remedy student concerns and manage administrative duties as assigned.

Michael Gonzalez, RHA President 
He/ Him/ His

Michael Gonzalez, a San Fernando Valley native, is a third-year student majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Musical Theater. This is his first-year partaking in RHA. During his free time, he enjoys going swimming, playing his ukulele, and going to the beach. Creating Community and advocating for students is why he works every day to make an impact on student’s experiences coming from near and far. As the President, Michael oversees RHA and works to ensure that the organization is working to fulfill its mission of creating community while advocating for residents and their needs. He is ecstatic to welcome the in-coming and continuing students on their pathways to success!

Feel free to contact her at presidentrha@gmail.com (Hablo Español)


Loya Clark, RHA Vice President
She/They

Loya Clark is a senior majoring in Gender & Women’s Studies with a minor in English - Creative Writing. Loya is a first-gen college student who was raised by her single mother and her brother. She is a proud Afro-Latina from Highland Park, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. Her dream is to become a published author and to have her own non-profit organization providing resources for people of color with children who are in need of social and emotional support. She feels very at home at CSUN and feels like she has the freedom to be herself. She is a quiet wallflower that slowly blossoms when she’s comfortable with others. In her free time, she likes to read books and write her own stories along with poetry. The best way to spot her around Student Housing is from her brightly colored hair that's dyed in her favorite colors.

Feel free to contact her at vicepresidentrha@gmail.com


Gabby Garcia, RHA Finance Manager
She/Her/Ella 

Gabriela Garcia is a grad student who earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Child and Adolescent Development. She was raised in San Bernardino, Ca, and is proud to say that she has overcome the many social stigmas. She is pleased to be a Mexican-American, first-generation student who returned after many years to pursue her higher education as a non-traditional student. Currently she is enrolled in CSUN's Teaching Credential Program in the hopes of one day obtaining her Master's in Educational Therapy to help students be confident in overcoming the many obstacles they face in the classroom. As an RHA Finance Manager, Gabby oversees the organization's budget. She is pleased to be part of the executive board and finds this opportunity a learning experience to grow professionally and especially personally.

Feel free to contact her at financerha1@gmail.com (Hablo Español)


Garin Gray, RHA Marketing and Media Manager
She/Her/Hers

Garin Gray, a Los Angeles native, is a senior majoring in Psychology. In her pastime she enjoys painting, drawing, and late-night drives. Her dream is to start her own slime making business. This is her first year in RHA as the Marketing and Media Manager. Her job is to oversee all social media platforms and keep residents updated on upcoming RHA events. She is looking forward to sharing her love for editing videos to liven up our various social media platforms.

Feel free to contact her at marketingmediarha@gmail.com


Aniya Adams, RHA Recruitment and Training Manager
She/Her/Hers

Aniya Adams is a senior majoring in kinesiology- exercise science. She is a first-generation transfer student born and raised in Stockton, California. She is a proud African American who hopes to continue to support her fellow African American students. Aniya would like to pursue a masters in Kinesiology with a concentration in Adapted Physical Activity once she is done with her undergrad here at CSUN. She would like to continue to serve her community by helping those individuals with disabilities. In her free time she likes to explore the Los Angeles area, this includes trying new restaurants, hitting the beach, visiting family and seeing all that this side of California has to offer. This is Aniya’s first year on the RHA Executive Board and she is very excited to put on all this amazing programming for those starting their college journey and those that are continuing.

Feel free to contact her at  recruitment.trainingrha@gmail.com


Anaya Galves, RHA Advisor
She/Her/Hers

The best way to reach him is via email at rha@csun.edu. (Hablo Español)

Advocacy in Housing

RHA works to respond to concerns that students may have while living in CSUN Student housing. Our Park Council Directors engage with the communities they represent to voice concerns coming from other housing residents. RHA also has a platform for submitting anonymous or non-anonymous suggestions for housing leadership. To submit feedback, please visit the RHA Resident Feedback form at http://tinyurl.com/csunrhafeedback. Once this feedback is received, your Park Council Directors and Executive Board members will develop plans to respond to student concerns.

What is the RHA Fee?

This one-time annual fee is charged to all CSUN Student Housing residents and it is established to partially fund the Residence Halls Association (RHA). RHA is essentially your student governing board in housing that promotes student advocacy and plans engaging events for residents to enjoy.

Your $15.00 goes a long way! Not only do we plan the largest-scale events in Student Housing, but we also work to respond to resident concerns within the residential experience.

If you have further questions about this fee, please contact Residence Halls Association (RHA) at rha@csun.edu or (818)677-4910

If you are looking to opt out of the RHA Fee, please fill out the inquiry form at http://tinyurl.com/csunrhafee. Once you have completed the form, please allow 2 business days to process your request.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events to be determined.

Apply for RHA Executive Board

Please see the position description for the RHA Executive Board Positions

For any questions or concerns, contact us at rha@csun.edu

Social Media

Follow us on all of the following social media accounts for further updates about RHA

Park Council Directors

What is a PCD?

Park Council Directors (PCDs) are RHA members and selected leaders for each of the residential communities (Park North, Park South, Park East, Park West, Suites North, Suites South, and the University Village Apartments). Park Council Directors act as liaisons between the residential community, and the Student Housing staff. They meet weekly with the Residence Halls Association (RHA) executive board to discuss program and student concerns. If you are interested in getting involved as a Park Council Director, please email recruitment.trainingrha@gmail.com or rha@csun.edu

Park Council Director Flyer

Application : https://tinyurl.com/rhapcdcsun

Questions? Contact rha@csun.edu for more information

Past Event Highlights

Block Party

Block Party

RHA welcomes all our residents to our housing community and to experience first hand who and what RHA is all about. This event is also an opportunity for our residents to engage with campus clubs and organizations while enjoying fun activities that RHA has brought to housing. This includes vendors such as airbrushed tattoos, a tie-dye station, and fun foods to eat.

Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Welcome week is a series of events throughout the first week to provide all our residents with a fun welcoming to the new school year. As RHA, provides a space to make all our residents feel welcomed here at CSUN we wanted to bring the community together to show that Cal State Northridge will be their home away from home. In addition, this event gave students the opportunity to show our residents that living in housing can be enjoyable.

 cRHAm 

cRHAm

cRHAm gave students the opportunity to relief some stress as we all prepared for finals. RHA provided students with free supplies to prepare you for finals from scantrons, to pencils, to highlighters and flashcards.

 

MataChella

 

MataChella

 A music and arts festival for students who are interested in showcasing their talents during performance hours. Students will also enjoyed a various of activities from roller skating to henna followed with fun foods such as funnel cakes

Wild Wild West

Wild Wild West

At our Wild West event, RHA planned a milking cow contest, pie eating contest, while enjoying delicious Western style barbecue. Students were able to take a ride on the mechanical bull or enjoyed petting animals in our petting zoo.

Spread the Love

Love is in the air and so is RHA! Students joined RHA as they indulged in making a gram for their friends or loved ones. Students were able to join University Counseling Services and enjoy our mock weddings all while enjoying delicious and chocolatey treats and heart shaped pizza.