Closing Time… Reflection and Closure Activities for Residence Life

As May approaches at colleges and universities across the United States, the end of the academic year brings a number of rites of passage and end-of-the-year celebrations–from banquets to award ceremonies to graduations. Students are preparing for finals, saying goodbye to friends, planning for summer work and internships, and, for some, leaving the university for the last time. Recognizing the closure of a community experience in the residence halls is important final learning opportunity for students living in the residence halls. When developing closure activities, there are a number of outcomes one may hope to… Read More