If you’re having trouble with a roommate, it can be difficult to know how or where to get help. There are several ways to seek assistance in improving your roommate situation:
Residential/community managers – some properties where students sign individual leases provide residential/community managers to help you get started or facilitate mediation to reach a mutually agreeable solutions. Reach out to your property to see if this is offered.
UA’s Counseling Center – offers help to sort through your thoughts and feelings about a situation before you broach the topic with your roommate. Taking advantage of UA’s skilled professionals can help you feel more peaceful and confident as you navigate a roommate conflict.
UA Law School Mediation Clinic – offers mediation services for UA students to help solve roommate disputes. All parties involved must agree to mediation before a full mediation session can be completed. To schedule an appointment, call 205-348-4960.
Note: The office of the Dean of Students does not mediate roommate conflicts for off-campus properties.