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ResLife Virtual Passport Program

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Earn points, win prizes for things you're already doing!

The ResLife Virtual Passport Program (VPP) is designed to engage every residential student by providing an opportunity to interact with campus resources and programs that will enhance their college experience.

By attending programs and events, and engaging with faculty, staff and campus resources as outlined in this passport program, students will be awarded points that can be used to WIN prizes and the first round of housing lottery selection times.

Every residential student will have 2 chances to win each month:

Top 100 Big Prize Raffle

  • The 10 students from each building (5) & LLC House (5) with the most points, will be entered into a raffle to win a high-value prize - Be one of the 100+ students entered into the big prize raffle by having the MOST points within your community each month.

River Hawk Dollars or Lottery Time Slot Raffle

  • Several winners from each Building and LLC House will be awarded either River Hawk Dollars or one of the first Housing Selection Lottery Time Slots for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Engagement Tier System

Each student is encouraged to obtain 10 points each month, in order to be eligible for each of the two monthly raffles:

  • September: 10 Points
  • October: 20 Points
  • November: 30 Points
  • December: 40 Points
  • January: 50 Points
  • February: 60 Points
  • March: 70 Points

Passport Categories:


  • Academic Support (2 Points) - Academic initiatives supported by the Colleges and Departments that support you. Some examples include: Anatomy & Physiology Reviews, Tutoring services provided by the colleges, visiting LLC Advisors during their Office Hours, and so much more!
  • Wellness - (1 Point) - Forming an LLC Intramural Team, attending Group Fitness Classes or simply going to the gym as part of your daily routine!
  • River Hawk Engagement (2 Points) - Campus Programs, Leadership opportunities, Community Service Projects, etc.
  • Athletics (3 Points) - For each athletic event you attend, you can earn up to to 3 points! 2 Points during the game, and another 1 after the River Hawks win!


  • Building Connections (2 Points) - Your Resident Director, Area Coordinator or LLC Advisor - Each time you pop by their office and strike up a meaningful conversation, you get a point!
  • LLC Advisor Programs - (4 Points) - Programs implemented by LLC Advisors


  • Residential Interactions - (2 Points) - Interactions with Resident Advisors
  • Academic Success Development &Career and Professional Development programs- (4 Points) -Programs implemented by Campus Partners or Residence Life Pro Staff
  • Campus Engagement - (4 Points) - Programs implemented by Campus Partners or Residence Life Pro Staff
  • Community Enhancement - (3 Points) - Programs implemented by RA Staff
  • Bulletin Boards - (1 Point)

How To Participate

Three easy steps to collect your Passport Points!

  1. Download the ResLife Virtual Passport App - Search for "ResLife Virtual Passport"
  2. Show Up & Scan the QR Code
  3. Collect your Points & Enjoy the Event!

No QR code, no problem!

  • There may not be a QR Code at every event, but don’t panic! You can still collect Passport Points.
  • If there is not a QR Code: Take a selfie, “check-in” on Social Media, or simply bring some unique event swag to show that you attended the event to your Resident Director or Area Coordinator and they will give you access to the QR Code to collect your points!
  • Some events may require you to show evidence you were there, so be sure to utilize social media, or your selfie stick, share your participation and collect your Passport Points!

Winners will be announced each month via Email, Social Media and App Push Notifications!

For more information and questions please reach out to your RA, Resident Director or Area Coordinator.