Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Residence Hall Association (RHA) is the campus-wide government for students living in the residence communities.

The mission of RHA is to:

  • Voice the opinions and concerns of the students living in the residence halls at Minnesota State University, Mankato to Residential Life and University administration.
  • Provide a variety of social and educational programs and events for all residents through RHA initiatives and the sponsorship of each Community Council and the National Residence Hall Honorary.
  • Promote the development of positive residence communities, which contribute to the happiness and well-being of students.
  • Support the academic success of Minnesota State University, Mankato residents.

Who belongs to RHA?

All students living in the residence communities are members of the Residence Hall Association. The RHA Representative from each floor community/Stadium Heights building community represents the views and opinions of their residents as a voting member at RHA Assembly Meetings. All 68 RHA Representatives make up the voting membership of the Residence Hall Association.

When do they meet?

The RHA Assembly meets weekly at 4 p.m. in Preska 126. All members are welcome to attend and participate in RHA meetings to express their opinions and concerns about any aspect of living on campus.

Who leads RHA?

RHA is led by an Executive Board of student leaders elected by the RHA Assembly. The RHA Exec Board also has programming responsibilities and hosts many events on campus throughout the year, including the Welcome Week Volleyball Tournament.