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About Us

Welcome from the Residence Halls Association! RHA is an elected student organization that represents the four Villages here at CSUSB.  RHA represents CSUSB students that live on campus. The mission of RHA is to enhance the residential experience through programming, advocacy, and leadership development. Every student living in campus housing is a member, and has opportunities to get involved.

All residents are welcome to attend our RHA General Board meetings, Spring 2024 meetings are Wednesdays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm in the Coyote Village Multi-Purpose Room. Can't attend a meeting but want to stay up-to-date? Check out our RHA General Board Meeting Minutes!

A Guide to the Residence Halls Association

The Residence Halls Association (RHA) exists to:

  • Provide residential students leadership opportunities to participate within the Department of Housing and Residential Education.
  • Provide residential students a venue for voicing their needs and concerns on a departmental, institutional, and national level.
  • Provide residential students opportunities to actualize the mission and purpose of this department and institution.

2024-2025 RHA Executive Board elections in process now!

Candidates who applied by the deadline are running for five (5) available positions on the Executive Board for 2024-2025:

Director (12-month position)

National Communications Coordinator (12-month position)

Programming Coordinator (12-month position)

Business Administration Coordinator (academic year position)

Marketing Coordinator (academic year position)

These positions are leadership opportunities that serve an integral part of the Residential Education program. You are encouraged to read through the RHA Election Packet for details on the position descriptions, compensation, and the election timeline. 

RHA Executive Board Information Packet


Get Involved in RHA!

If you are interested in community development, creating hall spirit/pride, and being a voice for residents - RHA is for you!  Involvement in RHA includes developing and creating exciting activities, meeting residents living on campus, leadership opportunities, and making a difference in your community.

  • Attend weekly RHA General Board meetings
  • Join your community’s Village Council as an Executive or General Board Member
  • Participate in RHA and Village Council programs
  • Support RHA fundraising efforts and services
  • Follow us and stay updated on our social media

RHA is here for YOU; connecting you to on-campus engagement and creating an amazing on-campus experience!

Contact RHA

If you have any questions or concerns for the Residence Halls Association Executive Board, please email  

Meet the 2023-2024 RHA Executive Board

RHA Director, Juan Padilla
RHA NCC, Juan Padilla


Juan Padilla

Hey Yoties! My Name is Juan Padilla, I will be returning to RHA as your Director during spring of the 23-24’ academic year! Some facts about me are: I’m a third year Computer Engineering major, I'm almost always at the Rec Center, and I play a lot of Valorant. I am so excited to be able to advocate on your behalf! I look forward to seeing you all at our future Programs/Events. Be sure to keep up with our updates @csusb_rha

RHA NCC, Joseph Morales
RHA BAC, Joseph Morales

National Communications Coordinator

Joseph Morales

Hello Yoties! My name is Joseph Morales, and I am serving as your RHA National Communications Coordinator for this spring 2024 academic term. I am a 5th year Nursing major/ Spanish major with a concentration in Hispanic Studies . I am so excited to see the new and returning faces on campus this year.  A little about me is on my free time I like going to the beach with my friends and enjoying the s’mores when the sunsets. I spend most of my time studying but I have a passion to help those in need which is why nursing my calling. I hope to see all at the amazing events and programs that we have planned for this year!

Programming Coordinator, Cheryl Halk
Programming Coordinator, Cheryl Halk

Programming Coordinator

Cheryl Halk

Hey Yotiesss <3 My name is Cheryl Halk, and I am your RHA Programming Coordinator! I am a 4th year Criminal Justice major with a minor in Psychology, and I am SOO excited for this academic year. Being that I am Programming Coordinator, I am responsible for coming up with all the program ideas that you all get to experience over the course of the year. Alongside my team, I do my best to represent the residential community, host amazing programs, and advocate on behalf of residents. I have a lot of great ideas for this year and can't wait to see them come to life for you all! A fun fact about me is that I love to spend time with friends and have game & movie nights. I also love true crime documentaries and game of thrones >>> I look forward to seeing you all at our future programs, you don't want to miss out! 

Marketing Coordinator, Sydney Acosta
Marketing Coordinator, Sydney Acosta

Marketing Coordinator

Sydney Acosta

Hi Yoties, my name is Sydney Acosta, and I will be serving as your RHA Marketing Coordinator. I am a third-year business admin. major with a concentration in Marketing! I am also involved in Greek life and I’m a member of the Kappa Delta Zeta chapter on campus. One little fun fact about me is that I love the beach and my favorite animal is a sea turtle! Something that I am very passionate about is taking lots of pictures (no matter how annoying lol) and capturing the moment. As Marketing Coordinator this year, I will capture the residential experience through our programs and events to show how any one of our residents can come out and make connections. I would love to collaborate on any promotional pieces or community engagement ideas.

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