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Residence Life at Messiah College

Residence Life at Messiah College


Welcome to the Office of Residence Life Web page! Whether you are a parent, a college employee, or a current or future student, we hope that you find the information on our site helpful and informative. We are constantly striving to keep our site fresh and practical. If you can't find what you're looking for here, please let us know.

The Residence Life department's mission is to foster safe and holistic living-learning environments, demonstrate authentic hospitality to all residents, and help students make meaning of their journey.

RA staff at Messiah College

Quick Links

RA Selection - If you're interested in being an RA for the 2016-2017 school year, please visit for the most up to date information.  Information meetings will be held on Tuesday, February 2 in Boyer 131 at 4:30 or 9:30 p.m.

Housing Sign-Up Info - The housing sign-up process begins on March 14 when you can sign your housing contract.  For all the information you need please visit our website

Spring Break Housing - College housing will be open during spring break, but you need to let us know you'll be here so we can give you card access.  Requests for spring break housing are due by Friday, February 26, 2016.

Summer Housing -  If you will be working on-campus this summer or taking an internship for credit and plan to live on-campus you must fill out the summer housing form by Friday, April 29, 2016.