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  • Specific Issues (SI)

    Welcome to Specific Issues

     SI Co Chairs

    Specific Issues or SI, is a sub-committee of RHAC that focuses on two major areas, Issues and Education. SI is devoted to researching ways to improve life on campus by taking suggestions from residents, as well as touring other campuses around the Midwest and bringing back new ideas to UW-L. Additionally, you can find a Specific Issues box at each hall's front desk if you have an on-campus problem that you would like to bring to our attention!

    SI's education portion hopes to shed light on upcoming issues throughout Residence Life. This year, SI has been focusing on inclusive language and sustainability. In addition, this portion setups up all-campus programs that promote education and inclusive excellence. 

    Overall, SI aims to make living on campus more comfortable for everyone!

    What has SI done this year?

    Sold inclusive excellence T-Shirts.

    Took two separate research trips to learn more about Residence Life at both UW-Steven's Point and UW-River Falls.

    Safety Walk around UW-L to suggest improvements for safety around campus.

    Wrote a resolution recommending creation of a policy banning use of e-cigarettes and hookah pens inside of the Residence Halls.

    What great things has SI done in the past?

    Gender Neutral Housing.

     Allowed overnight guests of the opposite sex.

    Advocated for blue lights around campus to promote safety.