Leadership Where You Live


Residence Hall Association

The Residence Hall Association (RHA) represents the entire on-campus population. Elected student leaders collaborate with professional staff to review policies and recommend changes to make the on-campus experience better for students. RHA members plan large-scale events like the Welcome Week Block Party, Homecoming's Splatterbeat, and the Annual Resident Crawfish Boil.

President - John Michael Sweat
Vice President – Hunter Deshotel
Director of External Affairs – Danielle Pounds
Director of Programming – Landon Zeringue
Director of Administration - George Griffin
Director of Operations - Shay Bayer
Director of Marketing and Outreach - Rylee Morris


Amber Williams 
Staff Advisor

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On-campus communities can request to use RHA equipment by filling out this form.


students at block party program

student leaders with mike the tiger

Community Council

A great first step into leadership and involvement on campus is to run for community council. Each residence hall and apartment community has student-elected officers that represent each community at RHA meetings, plan social and educational programs, and work with the community’s professional staff to improve the quality of life for residents. 

The Community Councils report to the RHA Executive Board.

Contact your residence coordinator to get involved with your community council.

Dance Marathon

As the largest philanthropic, student-run organization at LSU, Dance Marathon raises funds year-round in support of the local children's hospital. In nine years, the team has raised over $1.5 million FOR THE KIDS!


dance marathon tableing event

students looking at phone

National Residence Hall Honorary

Of the Month Awards

The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) is a leadership-based honorary comprised of the top one percent of student leaders involved in living on campus who value service and recognition.

The organization works to make people feel appreciated for their hard work and to better the campus and greater community through recognition, awards, and community service.

NRHH is a world-wide organization, and the LSU NRHH Red Stick Chapter is in the sub-branch SWACURH, or the South West Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls.

Members of LSU RHA and LSU NRHH have the opportunity to travel to conferences that enhance their experience in addition to their work on campus.

Of the Month Award Nomination