The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is the largest on-campus organization at Rutgers University and the largest organization of its kind in the country.

It is made up of:

  • 36 Hall Governments,
  • 4 Residential Campus Councils,
  • An Executive Board that represents over 16,000 on-campus students.


RHA’s mission is to improve the residential experience for on-campus students.


  • intentional programming
  • feedback-based advocacy initiatives

The ultimate goal of these events is for personal growth and leadership development of on-campus residents.

RHA strives to improve your on-campus living experience while uniting the residential population at Rutgers by being the voice of its residents.


RHA started at Rutgers in 2007 when it officially affiliated with its parent organization NACURH Inc.