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Below is the process for active Friendship Houses looking to reapply. Because Friendship houses are approved for a one-year terms, each house interested in continuing for the next academic year must submit the following application materials.

1. Complete one Community Application . Below is the information that you will need to provide as you are completing the Community Application. 

Information Included on Community Application
 Convener and Co-Convener Information
 Preliminary Roster
 Question 1 - What is the group vision for your community?
 Question 2 - What are your educational goals for the 2019-2020 academic year?
 Question 3 - What are your community development goals for the 2019-20 academic year? How would this house enhance the campus community specifically?
 Question 4 - What steps will you take to meet both your educational and community development goals?
 Question 5 -There are many decisions that a community in shared space must make throughout the academic year: chore allocation, event coordination, roster changes, etc.  How will your community make decisions throughout the year? What guidelines or frameworks will you use to resolve conflicts that inevitably arise when persons live together in shared space?
 Question 6 - Each Friendship Community for the 2018-19 academic year was expected to have a regular house meeting to discuss important matters of the week.  How often did your community meet throughout the fall?  So far this spring?  What did you all discuss during your meetings?
 Question 7 - Each Friendship Community for the 2018-19 academic year was expected to engage productively with the Office of Residence Life to maintain the facility and grow the community.  How timely have you provided roster information to Residence Life?  How timely have you reported maintenance problems and other facility concerns?
 Question 8 - Each Friendship Community for the 2018-19 academic year was expected to organize their community around educational and community development goals that benefit their members and the larger community.  What were your goals for your community that you list on your application last year and how have you made progress towards them? Please reach out to AD for Friendship Houses if you need reference to goals from last year. 
 Question 9 - Each Friendship Community for the 2018-19 academic year was expected to coordinate at least one education- or service-based program for the Earlham College community tied closely to their theme.  What program(s) did you complete this past Fall?  How did that go?  How many people from the community attended?

 

2. Each person listed on the roster should complete an Individual Application Below is the information that you will need to provide as you are completing the Individual Application.

   Information to Include on Individual Application
Question 1: Why do you want to live in this community?
Question 2: What do you hope to gain educationally from this community? How will living in this community contribute to your Earlham College Education?
Question 3: How will you individually contribute to the community development of campus and educational goals of the house?

3. Each convener/co-convener should complete the Convener Agreement.

 

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