Inter Residence Hall Association (IRHA)

The Inter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA) provides community development opportunities as well as in-hall leadership opportunities for residents in all of on-campus residence halls and small houses. Focusing on the three main pillars (Programming, Advocacy, Leadership, Service), IRHA will create many opportunities for involvement at all levels for all class years. IRHA is the umbrella organization for each individual Hall / Community Councils:

  • McDonnell Hall Council
  • Swartz Hall Council
  • Small Houses Community Council
  • Smith Hall Council
  • Vedder Hall Council
  • Roberts, Trax, and Kress Community Council
  • Larison, Larison Cottage, and Harris Community Council
  • Gateways Community Council
  • Bucknell West Community Council

Each Hall/Community Council will hold officer elections which will take place within the first three weeks of the start of the fall semester. The Hall / Community Council will also have two representatives per floor (or community) in their area.For additional questions about IRHA or how to get involved, contact:

  • Adviser:
  • Student Coordinator:
  • IRHA President:

The Bison Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)

The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) is an honor society that recognizes the top 1% of student leaders in the residence halls. NRHH awards "of-the-month" (OTM) awards in recognition of excellence within residential students, staff, programming, and communities. NRHH encourages the development and continued commitment to leadership within the areas of recognition, community service, and scholastics on the local, regional, and national levels. Nominate a fellow student, a program, a community, or a staff member for an OTM award.For additional questions about NRHH or how to get involved, contact:

  • Adviser:
  • Student Coordinator:
  • NRHH President: