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Click here to access the RELI 2020-2022 Host Site Bid Application

Bids are due by 5:00 PM on Monday, September 10, 2018.

Questions? Contact Gavin Roark, SEAHO President-Elect, at


May 30 - June 2, 2018
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC


The Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI) is an intensive professional development experience for entry-level professionals who aspire to mid-level positions in housing and residence life.  RELI is open to housing/residence life professionals with one to three years of experience. Participants are clustered with other participants and a faculty member who is a mid- to senior-level professional. In an effort to maintain the mentoring environment and ensure faculty/participant engagement, only 32 participants are selected per year.


We are pleased to announce that RELI 2017-2019 will be held on the beautiful campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.


Faculty Info
First Name Last Name Institution
Stephanie Carter Wake Forest University
Joseph Fortune University of South Carolina
Kevin Hoult Auburn University
Jameson Moschella Florida Gulf Coast University
Laura Sanders University of Alabama
Elaine Turner Emory University
Anne Stark University of Central Florida
Anthony White Eastern Kentucky University


Participant Info

Applications will begin being accepted on December 15, 2017 the Application Deadline will be March 16, 2018.  Notification of successful applicants will be April 9, 2018 by 11:00 pm.  RELI will be held May 30-June 2 on the campus of The University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. 


Please click here to access a W-9 for payment of RELI.




Institute Info

The Regional Entry-Level Institute is an intensive four-day professional development opportunity for new professionals who aspire to mid-level positions:

RELI participants will:

  • Attend sessions facilitated by veteran professionals in housing and residential life.
  • Assess current skill levels and devise a professional development plan.
  • Learn practical information designed to help survive and thrive as a mid-level professional.
  • Participate in one-on-one mentoring sessions for in-depth conversations with a cluster leader.

The Institute‚Äôs eight faculty members will spend both classroom and individual time with the attendees making this a great professional and personal experience.  

This year's topics will include:

  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Budget
  • Crisis Management
  • Facilities
  • Occupancy Management
  • Professional Development; Career
  • Social Justice
  • Staff Supervision

More details for RELI 2018, including the online application will be available in late Fall 2017. Interested individuals may also email the 2018 Co-Chairs, or speak with representatives who will be available throughout the SEAHO 2018 Conference.

For more information please contact the RELI 2018 Co-Chairs

Name Role School Email
Lauren Taylor Co-Chair Samford University
Shannon Jordan Co-Chair Appalachian State University


Our Mission

SEAHO advances excellence in housing programs and staff by promoting best practices, networking, professional development and involvement opportunities.