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Student Life at Carroll University is a non-academic division dedicated to the  intellectual, spiritual, moral and personal growth of each student. This site is designed to acquaint you with the programs, services, resources and opportunities of the Division of Student Life that will enhance the quality of your education at Carroll University.

Our Mission and Goals

Student Life Mission Statement

Carroll University Student Life fosters a value-driven, student-centered community dedicated to enriching the life of the campus and prepares students for lifelong personal growth, development and service in a diverse and global society.


Student Life Goals

Align performance measures and practice intentional stewardship of resources to promote student retention and persistence to graduation.

Enhance the Carroll experience through co-curricular programs, health and wellness initiatives and professional development opportunities.

Facilitate student engagement in and serve as a resource to the community by providing quality programs and services.

Ensure a safe and welcoming environment and demonstrate a commitment to cultural competence through diverse interactions and global experiences.

Carroll University Mission Statement

"Carroll University provides a superior education, rooted in its Presbyterian and liberal arts heritage, and draws upon its Christian tradition to prepare all students for vocational success, lifelong learning and service in a diverse and global society." 

Adopted by the Board of Trustees

May 12, 2012

Office Information


Student Life

Center for Student Life and Wellness

304 N. East Avenue, Waukesha

Phone: 262.524.7100  Fax: 262-524-7101



Dr. Theresa Barry, Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Life

Phone: 262.524.7332



Elizabeth Short

Admin. Assistant to the VP for Student Life

Phone: 262.524.7334



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Carroll University is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards. To aid in this process, Carroll University has selected EthicsPoint,Inc. to provide an anonymous way to confidentially report improper or unethical activities that may violate University policy.

You may file an anonymous report to Carroll University through this web site or by calling
EthicsPoint toll-free at 1-888-236-7545 .

Non-Discrimination Policy

Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of its educational, admission, financi...

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RA/OM Application Process

2021-2022 Application Process 

Step One: Thoroughly read the position descriptions  

Step Two: Submit an application 

  • The online application is available on the Student Affairs Portal page 
    • Applications must be submitted by noon on November 24, 2020.
    • One professional reference is required. References must be professional references from previous or current supervisors, coaches or others that can speak to your work. These are not friends, family members, significant others, or other students. Applicants are encouraged to explain the position to their reference so the reference can give appropriate/meaningful feedback. References are due by noon on Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    • Indicate your class availability on the application where indicated. 

Step Three: Attend Selection classes 

  • Applicants will be notified of their class placement on December 14th
  • The selection class is a three-week, once a week commitment where you will learn about the roles, participate in discussion and group activities, and decide if the role(s) are for you.
  • Attendance at all 3 classes is mandatory, so choose a time you can attend!
    • Classroom evaluations will be a major part of the selection process.
    • This class is great leadership development!

Step Four: Interview 

  • You will sign up for your interview during the last week of the selection class.
  • If you are interested in both positions, you must sign up for a separate interview for each position. You will only be offered one position.

Selection Timeline 

 2021-2022 RA/OM Selection Timeline  

  • November 24, 2020, at Noon: Applications due
  • December 9, 2020, at Noon: References due
  • December 14, 2020: Class assignments will be emailed. 
  • February 15-19, 2021: New applicant interviews
  • February 24, 2021: Decision letters released
  • March1, 2021at Noon: Response to decision letter due  

 ** Additional spring training will take place for each position.  Dates and times for these sessions will be included in the position offer letter 


The selection process is being run with the intention of returning for in person/ on campus activities in Spring 2021 and the 2021-2022 academic year. The selection timeline or needs of the university may change based on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.   



OM and RA Application and Reference Link

2021-2022 RA/OM Application and Reference Links 

To apply for a position as an Orientation Mentor, Resident Assistant or both, please follow this link to access the online application: 

You will also need to access the reference form. Those can be found here: 

If you have any questions about the selection process, please contact us at or 262.524.7100.   

RA position description

OM position description

Student Conduct Board Application 2018-2019

Program Integrity - Complaint Process


Carroll University seeks to resolve all student concerns in a timely and effective manner. To that end, this complaint process serves as an ongoing means for students to discuss concerns or register formal complaints that pertain to alleged violations of State consumer protection laws that include but are not limited to fraud and false advertising; alleged violations of State laws or rules relating to the licensure of postsecondary institutions; and complaints relating to the quality of education or other State or accreditation requirements.

The Offices of the Provost, Student Affairs, Admissions, Bursar, Registrar and Financial Aid all provide specific administrative means to address and resolve most, if not all of the questions and concerns you may have.

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Sidewalk Chalking Policy & Permission Form

Non-Academic FERPA Waiver

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