Baity Hill Community Government

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About Baity Hill Community Government

The Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF) and Residence Hall Association (RHA) developed a partnership to explore ways to enhance the community experience in Baity Hill. More than 500+ graduate and professional students live in Baity Hill Apartments. Over 58% of residents expressed interest in having a Community Government.

Popular Potential Services

  • Community Enhancements/Amenities
  • Community Advocacy & Representation to Carolina Housing
  • Adult-only social events

Community Government Operations

  • Made of up 9 rent-paying community members who are enrolled students at UNC - Chapel Hill
  • Meet bi-weekly to discuss issues with Baity Hill & propose solutions to Carolina Housing
  • Coordinate Community Activities and Events to meet the needs of the residential population

3 Officer Positions

  • Governor of Baity Hill & Chair Council
  • Vice Chair & Secretary of Council
  • Treasurer

About Baity Hill Community Council

The GPSF and RHA are excited to announce a pilot program for the Baity Hill Community Council.

Right now, we are looking for interested residents who will be living in Baity Hill through May 2021 to serve on the Spring 2021 Baity Hill Community Council. This temporary council will consist of up to five (5) current Baity Hill residents who will meet throughout the Spring 2021 semester to discuss further development of the pilot program, identify relevant issues in the community, and organized a few small-scale events (virtual or socially distant in-person, as COVID-conditions and local guidelines permit). Members will be able to meet regularly with Carolina Housing leadership and have access to up to $1500 in funding to support their activities.

The anticipated time commitment is 2 hours per week, on average, including a bi-weekly council meeting.

Provisional Council Operations

  • Made up of 5 rent-paying community members who are enrolled students at UNC - Chapel Hill
  • Meet bi-weekly to discuss issues with Baity Hill & propose solutions to Carolina Housing
  • Coordinate community activities and events to meet the needs of the residential population
  • Officers Advised by
    • Assistant Director, Caleb Waters
    • RHA President, Elliana Alexander
    • GPSF President, Neel Swamy

How to Join

If you are interested in being part of the Spring 2021 Council, please complete the application and submit it no later than January 8th. Those selected for the Council will be notified the week of January 11th. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us directly.

3 Reasons to Join the Baity Hill Provisional Council:

  1. Represent the community's interests to Carolina Housing
  2. Coordinate community activities & events designed to meet the needs of the diverse population
  3. Enhance the overall community experience in Baity Hill Apartments!

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