Being selected as a Hall Council President is an honor and position that is respected across campus. We recognize that students selected as Hall Council Presidents serve strictly on a volunteer basis. However, we also value the time and commitment it takes to remain active in the Hall Council. Hall Council Presidents can thus look forward to both tangible and intangible rewards.
By serving as a Hall Council President, a student can expect to gain the following:
- Leadership development
- Improved organizational skills
- Event coordination experience
- Budgeting experience
- Experience advising other students
- Enhanced knowledge of NC State University
- Personal and professional development; references with University officials
In addition to these personal and career-building skills, Hall Council Presidents may receive more tangible rewards for their dedicated service to the University. Incentives have been established to recognize and reward the Hall Council Presidents who remain committed to the program.
- Early Move-in – to assist move-in for residents, additional training, bonding, and preparation for Welcome Week.
- End of Semester and End of Year Banquet – All Hall Council Presidents are invited to attend the banquet as appreciation for hard work and service throughout the year.
- Above and Beyond Incentives – Hall Council Presidents who exceed expectations qualify for special scholarships
As a president you will be responsible for the following duties:
- Shall preside over all regular meetings and all extra meetings of the HC. They are to be familiar with constitutional procedures defined herein, and with procedures for running meetings.
- Shall attend hall staff meetings.
- Shall make agenda for each HC meeting.
- Shall facilitate discussions and committees for the hall
- Shall meet with their Hall Council adviser and the Inter-Residence Council President
- Shall only vote in the case of a tie, and shall be required to vote to break a tie.
- Shall appoint chairpersons to head any special task forces or committees as necessary.-
- Shall advise and support other student members-
- Shall represent the HC on campus committees and organizations where necessary.-
- Shall be actively involved in the Inter-Residence Council through President’s Round Table, committees, and retreats-
- Shall be required to participate in IRC trainings, view all IRC training materials and serve as an information resource to their Hall Council