Anyone may make a nomination, so take notice who is making an extra effort in your building to help out others. Winners are selected at the end of each month. All nominees receive letters informing them of their nominations.
OTM awards categories
Resident of the Month
This award highlights a resident in any of the residence halls who has positively impacted the lives of others. Perhaps they have responded in an emergency situation, assisted another resident in a time of need or provided comic relief for the floor.
Residence Life Staff Member of the Month
This award honors a Resident Assistant, Director's Assistant or Associate Resident Assistant for outstanding achievement in building community on the floor/unit or building.
Program of the Month
This award can be given to an RA, hall council or even a resident who plans and implements an excellent floor or building program.
Desk Worker of the Month
Know a desk worker who is particularly welcoming, helpful and fun? This is an award to recognize their hard work and dedication.
Floor/Unit Community of the Month
This award highlights floors and units who share an uncommonly close bond. Be sure to include examples of what makes the floor/unit community so special.
Hall Council of the Month
Is your hall council doing an amazing job planning programs and representing their residents? Nominate them for this award!
Spotlight of the Month
This is the “catch-all” category for anyone else who has worked to make the residence halls a positive place to live. Nominees could be custodians, hall directors, faculty members involved in the hall, etc.