Each roommate is unique, all with different needs and lifestyles. When living with someone new, conflict may be inevitable when people share a space together for the first (or tenth) time. We believe that the process of working through conflict with roommates and community members is an important part of the residential living experience — an opportunity to improve conflict resolution skills.
Dealing with conflicts is something all roommates will inevitably face during the time they’re sharing space on a college campus. So, what can be done to resolve roommate conflicts before they compound into major issues? Explore the following tips to resolving roommate conflicts, explore our roommate mediation form, and/or reach out to your RA/RD!