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I-House Resident Assistants (RAs)

RAs Summer 2018

Summer 2018 Resident Assistants

RAs are student live-in staff that provide assistance to residents and help to build and maintain a safe and enjoyable living environment for all. RAs assist new residents during check-in, help those who are locked out of their rooms, respond to emergency situations, mediate roommate conflicts, and refer residents to I-House or campus professionals for additional information or assistance. RAs also plan community building activities for their residents throughout the academic year and enforce the rules of the House.

An RA is on-duty from 4pm-8am, M-F and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Most floors have at least two RAs. If you need assistance, talk to the RA(s) on your floor or contact the Front Desk, 642-9490, after 4pm and before it closes at 12am Sun-Wed, and 2am Thurs-Sat.  If you have an emergency after hours, call the front desk and an RA will assist you.


Apply for an RA position:




Questions?  Contact Maribel Guillermo, Manager Resident Support Services, at chabe@berkeley.edu or stop by her office located on the 2nd floor, next to the library.

Resident Support Services Team

Maribel Guillermo

Maribel Guillermo is Manager of the Resident Support Services (RSS) Department at I-House and oversees residential life. She works closely with a splendid team of Resident Assistants and the Residential Life Coordinator. She assists residents with any matters pertaining to safety and security, conflict mediation, crisis intervention, enforcement of our community standards, accommodations, and referrals. RSS’s goal is to ensure that residents have a positive experience while living at I-House and to provide the support they need during their stay here. She graduated from Cal when she was an international student from Mexico, has worked in the disability field, and is a former elementary school teacher. She writes, "I love what I do, my daily interactions with students, and the amazing intercultural exchange that takes place at I-House on daily basis. I hope you make I-House your home away from home and that as a resident, you make an effort to meet your neighbors, your RAs,and other residents in the house. Feel free to stop by my office on the second floor by the library, or send an email to chabe@berkeley.edu, if you have any questions, concerns or just to say hi."