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Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI)

Marquette University Office of Residence Life will serve as the host site for RELI.

The 2020 RELI has been canceled due to COVID-19.  More information about the 2021 session will be available in Winter 2020-21.

What is RELI?

The Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI) for Housing and Residence Life Staff is a 4-day intensive seminar featuring a range of activities for entry-level professionals who aspire to mid-level positions in residence life and beyond. RELI is modeled after the National Housing Training Institute through the Association of College and University Housing Officers - International.

RELI Participants will:

  • Attend sessions facilitated by experienced professionals in housing/residence life and student affairs faculty members
  • Assess current skill levels and devise professional development plans
  • Gain valuable practical information about movement to the next professional level
  • Receive personalized guidance in mapping out short- and long-term career goals

RELI will:

  • Help participants identify and develop skills and perspectives necessary to move to a mid-level position
  • Create an environment for networking with faculty who are experienced professionals in the field
  • Provide one-on-one and small group mentoring
  • Create an environment conducive to connecting with other new professionals, providing support and the foundations for lasting collegial relationships
RELI 2020
Participants Faculty

Ready to learn and grow with a cohort of entry-level professionals?

Complete the Participant Application by January 10, 2020:

The cost for RELI Participants is $295 and includes registration, meals, lodging, and all materials.

Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be offering scholarships to current entry-level professionals who might not otherwise be able to attend RELI 2020. Awards are based on this application and the financial need of the participant. The registration cost to attend RELI is $295, awards will go toward registration costs.


Faculty Application:

Applications are due January 10, 2020

RELI Faculty need to pay for personal travel expenses; all other costs are covered.