Brainstorming Workshop: Adjusting Housing and Dining Operations for the Fall (Virtual Training)


Brainstorming Workshop: Adjusting Housing and Dining Operations for the Fall (Virtual Training)


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Group Collaboration: Adjusting Housing and Dining Operations for the Fall

Learn from housing and dining professionals across North America as you brainstorm in small groups about how to adjust operations for the fall.

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We will explore crucial housing and dining questions for fall operations. After hearing from our experts, you will work in small groups with participants from other institutions to generate viable options for key questions, such as:


  1. How can you allocate beds knowing that density of students per space must be limited?
  1. How can different kinds of residential spaces be repurposed (i.e., for quarantine or classroom space)?
  1. How can you plan for regular and rigorous sanitization of common spaces like shared bathrooms?
  1. How can RAs interact with students differently?


  1. How will you plan around uncertain inventory of needed items like plastics and proteins?
  1. How will you manage the extra trash generated by convenience foods and other “single use” items?
  1. How will you manage the flow of people coming in and out of the dining hall?
  1. How will you keep your dining staff safe?

You will also leave with options for enforcement around operational changes, including student conduct processes and ways to invoke housing contracts.

Why is this event retired?

At AI we want to always ensure that the best and most current trainings are available to members, and we regularly review our trainings to ensure that is the case.