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Events & Programming

Residence Life Programming

2015 Halloween
RAs dressing up for Halloween

The Residence Life staff work very hard to make your experience living on-campus enjoyable and fun! The Resident Assistant (RA) staff plan many events and programs on campus or in the nearby community. We encourage all of the students living on-campus to come out to an event or program!

Some past events have included:

  • New Student Meet & Greet
  • Movies at Penns Landing
  • 76ers games
  • DHRL Halloween Mixer
  • Ice Cream Socials
  • Chinese New Year Celebration
  • And much, much more!

Upcoming Residence Life Events

September

Come to the Martin Lobby at 8:30am to enjoy some FREE Starbucks coffee and learn some important tips about breakfast, the most important meal of the day! 

For more information please contact either Kyle Smith (Martin RA) or Nick Bertinato (Orlowitz RA). 

Martin 8th Floor Residents Only! Come to the 8th Floor Lounge at 6:00pm to meet with your RA, Jamie, and other members of your community to learn more about your floor and handling stress.

For more information please contact Jamie Rombach, Martin RA. 

Come down to the Orlowitz Lobby at 7:45am to enjoy some coffee while learning about different cultural and diverse opportunities on-campus or in the surrounding community.

For more information please contact Aaron Flanders, Orlowitz RA.

Orlowitz Residents: Come down to the Orlowitz Lobby at 5:00pm to have your resume reviewed by a member of the Career Development Center before the Fall Career Fair on Monday, September 25th. Don't miss this great opportunity!

For more information please contact Sara Munie, Orlowitz RA.  

Barringer Residents: Come down to the Barringer Lobby at 5:30pm to have your resume reviewed by a member of the Career Development Center before the Fall Career Fair on Monday, September 25th. Don't miss this great opportunity!

For more information please contact Patrick Pauls, Barringer RA. 

Looking for a way to increase your knowledge about protecting yourself in Philadelphia? Sign-up for our self-defense class happening from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the Hamilton 5th Floor Lobby. Great event to better your knowledge and skills. Sign-up on the OHRL Office (Orlowitz, Suite 103). The session is limited to 30 people, so sign-up today!

For more information please contact either Jordyn Tumas (Orlowitz RA) or Khalid Srour (Martin RA). 

Come explore one of Philadelphia's most artisitic and unique places, the Magic Gardens! Email RA Abby Nelson at aln004@jefferson.edu to reserve your spot! The event will be held on Thursday, September 21st at 4:00pm. 

On the day of the event the group will meet at 4:00pm outside of Orlowitz at "the Ox" to walk over as a group. 

For more information please contact either Abby Nelson (Martin RA), Clara Slight (Martin RA), Danielle Fitzpatrick (Barringer RA), or Sabrina Butt (Martin RA). 

Come up to the Martin 9th floor (Solarium, aka Penthouse) around 7:00pm to enjoy some wine and cheese while learning some safety tips on consuming alcohol.

For more information please contact either Abby Nelson (Martin RA), Jamie Rombach (Martin RA), or Sabrina Butt (Martin RA).

Sign-up in the OHRL Office to join us at the Fox & Hound on Thursday, September 28th to watch the Bears take on the Packers for Thursday Night Football! On the day of the event plan to meet at "the Ox" at 7:45pm to walk over to the Fox & Hound as a group. 

There will be a half-time raffle for two (2) Fox & Hound giftcards! 

Don't miss this fun night out on the town to enjoy watching some football!

For more information please contact either Kyle Smith (Martin RA) or Nick Bertinato (Orlowitz RA). 

Office of Student Life & Engagement

Besides events and programs hosted by the Residence Life staff, DHRL often collaborates with the Office of Student Life and Engagement or helps to promote their calendar of events. The Office of Student Life and Engagement has several opportunities for students to get involved on campus outside of the residence halls. Make sure to check out their upcoming events if you are looking for something to do around campus!