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Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI)


Are you passionate about fostering the growth and development of emerging professionals in the field of student housing and residence life? The UMR-ACUHO (Upper Midwest Region of the Association of College and University Housing Officers) is actively seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic site host for the Regional Entry Level Institute for the years 2024-2027.

The Regional Entry Level Institute is a pivotal event that provides entry-level professionals with the foundational knowledge, skills, and networking opportunities necessary to excel in their careers within the higher education housing and residence life sector. As a site host, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to the professional development of the next generation of leaders in the field.


We are looking for a host institution that can provide a welcoming and accessible venue, comfortable accommodations, and a supportive environment conducive to learning and networking. Your commitment to excellence will help shape the future of student housing and residence life in the Upper Midwest Region.


By becoming a site host, you will join a community of dedicated professionals committed to advancing the mission of UMR-ACUHO and supporting the growth of our industry. If you are interested in partnering with us to host the Regional Entry Level Institute from 2024 to 2027, please visit the website for the bid packet or email Together, we can create an unforgettable experience that empowers and inspires the leaders of tomorrow.


 Bid Packet:


The goals of RELI Include:

  • Highly relevant presentations and facilitated conversations with experienced professionals
  • A focus on current trends as well as the future of the profession
  • Valuable and practical information about movement to the next position with personalized guidance on short term and long term career goals
  • An environment conducive to connecting with other new professionals, small group mentoring and coaching, and providing support and foundation for lasting collegial relationships


Faculty and participants will be selected at a later date, but if you know you are interested reach out to the State Membership Coordinators at