Chatham University


Fostering a positive relationship between roommates is an important piece of residential living.  Not all roommates are best friends, but it is imperative that they establish a respectful relationship.  The Residence Life staff is available to assist students every step of the way.  A roommate relationship can bring out social, cultural, and values conflicts.  Residents complete a roommate agreement with their RA in order to communicate and create common guidelines for their room.  It is important for roommates to know their expectations for each other.

Below are some tips to keep in mind when living with a roommate: